Synonyms of reign in English:

reign


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verb

1‘Robert II reigned for nineteen years’

SYNONYMS
be king, be queen, be monarch, be sovereign, sit on the throne, occupy the throne, wear the crown, wield the sceptre, hold sway, rule, govern, be in power

2‘chaos reigned for a few moments’

SYNONYMS
prevail, exist, be in existence, be present, be the case, hold, obtain, occur, be prevalent, be current, be rife, be rampant, be the order of the day, be customary, be established, be common, be widespread, be in force, be in effect
abound, predominate, preponderate, be supreme, hold sway
endure, survive, persist

noun

1‘the later years of Henry's reign’

SYNONYMS
rule, sovereignty, monarchy

2‘during his reign as manager’

SYNONYMS
period in office, incumbency, tenancy, managership, leadership
period as champion