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feminine noun
1. rein (de caballería)
  • aflojar las riendas (figurative) to ease up
  • comer a rienda suelta (figurative) to eat one's fill
  • dar rienda suelta a (figurative) to give free rein to
  • llevar o tener las riendas (figurative) to hold the reins, to be in control
1 (correa) rein
aflojar las riendas to let up
empuñar las riendas to take charge
llevar las riendas to be in charge; be in control
soltar las riendas to let go
a rienda suelta (con toda libertad) without the least restraint; (con celeridad) at top speed
dar rienda suelta a to give free rein to
dar rienda suelta a los deseos to really indulge o.s.; dar rienda suelta a la imaginación to let one's imagination run wild; dar rienda suelta al llanto to weep uncontrollably; dar rienda suelta a algn to give sb a free hand
2 (moderación) restraint; moderating influence
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