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(动词) 
Definition
to be supreme
A relative calm reigned over the city.
同义词
be supreme
,
prevail
A similar situation prevails in America.
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predominate
a society where Islamic principles predominate
,
hold sway
Here, a completely different approach seems to hold sway.
,
be rife
,
be rampant
(动词) 
Definition
to rule (a country)
Henry II, who reigned from 1154 to 1189
同义词
rule
She ruled for eight years.
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govern
They go to the polls on Friday to choose the people they want to govern their country.
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be in power
,
occupy or sit on the throne
, ,
command
the French general who commands the UN troops in the region
,
administer
Next summer's exams will be straightforward to administer.
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hold sway
,
wear the crown
,
wield the sceptre
(名词) 
Definition
the period during which a monarch is the official ruler of a country
Queen Victoria's reign
同义词
rule
the winding-up of British rule over the territory
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sovereignty
Concern to protect national sovereignty is far from new.
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supremacy
The president asserted his supremacy over the prime minister.
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power
women who have reached positions of great power and influence
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control
The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.
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influence
As he grew older, she had less influence and couldn't control him.
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command
the struggle for command of the air
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empire
the erroneous belief that man possesses empire over all the creatures in the world
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sway
How can mothers keep daughters under their sway?
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dominion
They believe they have dominion over us.
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hegemony
the economic world hegemony of the West
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ascendancy
The extremists are gaining ascendancy.

习语

See reign of terror

使用说明

The words rein and reign should not be confused; note the correct spellings in he gave full rein to his feelings (not reign); and it will be necessary to rein in public spending (not reign in).

引文

Here we may reign secure, and in my choice
To reign is worth ambition though in hell;
Better to reign in hell, than serve in heav'n
[John MiltonParadise Lost]

其他同义词

in the sense of administer
Definition
to manage (an organization or estate)
Next summer's exams will be straightforward to administer.
同义词
run,
preside over,
be in charge of,
in the sense of ascendancy
Definition
the condition of being dominant
The extremists are gaining ascendancy.
in the sense of command
Definition
to have authority over
the French general who commands the UN troops in the region
同义词
have authority over,
be in charge of,
reign over

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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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