reign-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Have sovereign power (over something or someone).

President Carlos Salinas de Gortari reigned for 28 years.
May the Queen reign forever!
I reign over my home office like a king.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Leadership
PropBank: reign.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: Be larger in number, quantity, power, status, or importance, without personally having sovereign power.

Money reigns supreme here.
Hispanics reign as the largest population in the city.
The Blue Whale reigns as the biggest animal on Earth.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2