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Holds the reins



Synonyms for holds the reins
verb manage an organization or effort

execute
oversee
supervise
conduct
direct
govern

administrate
carry out
control
head
run
render

superintend
boss
ride herd on
be in the saddle
crack the whip
head up

hold the reins
pull the strings
pull the wires
run the show
sit on top of
be in the driver’s seat

Antonyms for holds the reins

obey
forego
deny
frustrate

refuse
withhold
leave
neglect

follow
mismanage

Synonyms
verb have charge of

dominate
handle
lead
oversee
supervise
manage
rule
administer
command
govern
run
regulate

conduct
manipulate
discipline
head
bully
superintend
overlook
direct
predominate
boss
domineer
instruct

regiment
call
subjugate
administrate
advise
subject
guide
steer
pilot
deal with
quarterback
be in saddle

call the signals
head up
hold purse strings
hold sway over
hold the reins
push buttons
reign over
run the show
run things

Antonyms

surrender
comply
consent
obey
mislead
forsake
relinquish
renounce

resign
risk
follow
submit
yield
mismanage
neglect
serve

misguide
abandon
give up
let go
chance
jump in
rush

Synonyms
verb manage, use

play
handle
work
drive
keep
administer
conduct
run

maneuver
wield
ordain
ply
command
steer
manipulate
pilot

carry on
be in charge
be in saddle
call the play
call the shots
call the signals
hold the reins
make go

pull the strings
pull the wires
run the show
run things
sit on top of
be in driver’s seat

Antonyms

mismanage
neglect

halt
stop

leave alone

Synonyms
verb govern, manage

control
run
lead
prevail
conduct
dominate
overrule
order
decree

preponderate
sway
command
reign
direct
administer
preside
domineer
curb

dictate
restrain
regulate
bridle
guide
predominate
take over
be in authority
be in power

crack the whip
hold sway
hold the reins
lay down the law
rule the roost
run the show
sit on top of
be in driver’s seat
keep under one’s thumb

Antonyms

obey
surrender
mislead
release

follow
lose
serve
submit

misguide
mismanage
neglect
plead

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