rain / reign / rein

rain / reign / rein
   Rain is the water that falls from the sky: Dingwell didn't have sense enough to come in out of the rain.
   Reign is the rule of a king of queen: King Wilhelm reigned with an iron fist to keep peace in the land.
   A rein (usually plural, reins) are the straps of leather used to control and guide a horse: No matter how hard Reginald pulled on the reins, the horse would not slow down.

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  • rain / reign / rein —    Rain is the water that falls from the sky: Dingwell didn t have sense enough to come in out of the rain.    Reign is the rule of a king of queen: King Wilhelm reigned with an iron fist to keep peace in the land.    A rein (usually plural,… …   Confused words

  • rain / reign / rein —    Rain is the water that falls from the sky: Dingwell didn t have sense enough to come in out of the rain.    Reign is the rule of a king of queen: King Wilhelm reigned with an iron fist to keep peace in the land.    A rein (usually plural,… …   Confused words

  • rain — reign, rein …   American English homophones

  • rein — rain, reign …   American English homophones

  • reign — rain, rein …   American English homophones

  • rain(s) — reign(s) rein(s) …   English homophone dictionary

  • Rain — Recorded in a over fifty spellings including Rain, Raine, Rean and Reen (British), Rene, Renne, Rainon, Renon, and Reyne (France), Rein, Rehn, and Renn (Germany), Regina and Reina (Italy) and Reina (Spanish & Portugese), this most interesting… …   Surnames reference

  • Rein — Recorded in a over fifty spellings including Rain, Raine, Rean and Reen (British), Rene, Renne, Rainon, Renon, and Reyne (France), Rein, Rehn, and Renn (Germany), Regina and Reina (Italy) and Reina (Spanish & Portugese), this most interesting… …   Surnames reference

  • rain n — And then there was this other one about the king who was very fond of hunting. So fond, indeed, that he forbade all his subjects from hunting anywhere in his kingdom. So what would the poor woodcutter do, if his daughter was crying for hunger?… …   English expressions

  • Words with the same pronunciation — There are many words in English that are pronounced the same but spelled differently. The following pairs of words are explained at separate entries in this book because they are often confused: bass base, bear bare, born borne, break brake,… …   Useful english dictionary

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