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Reigning definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REIGNING, ppr. ra'ning.
1. Holding or exercising supreme power; ruling; governing as king, queen or emperor.
2. a. Predominating; prevailing; as a reigning vice or disease.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: exercising power or authority [syn: regnant, reigning, ruling]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Reign Reign (r?n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Reigned (r?nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Reigning.] [OE. regnen, reinen, OF. regner, F. r['e]gner, fr. L. regnare, fr. regnum. See Reign, n.] 1. To possess or exercise sovereign power or authority; to exercise government, as a king or emperor;; to hold supreme power; to rule. --Chaucer. We will not have this man to reign over us. --Luke xix. 14. Shall Banquo's issue ever Reign in this kingdom? --Shak. 2. Hence, to be predominant; to prevail. ``Pestilent diseases which commonly reign in summer.'' --Bacon. 3. To have superior or uncontrolled dominion; to rule. Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body. --Rom. vi. 12. Syn: To rule; govern; direct; control; prevail.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

The reigning champion is the most recent winner of a contest or competition at the time you are talking about. ...the reigning world champion. ADJ: ADJ n

Moby Thesaurus

ascendant, at the head, average, besetting, boss, chief, commanding, common, controlling, current, dominant, epidemic, general, governing, head, hegemonic, hegemonistic, in ascendancy, in charge, in chief, in the ascendant, leading, master, normal, ordinary, pandemic, paramount, popular, predominant, predominate, predominating, prepollent, preponderant, preponderate, prepotent, prevailing, prevalent, rampant, regnant, regulating, regulative, regulatory, rife, routine, ruling, running, sovereign, standard, stereotyped, supreme, usual



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