Old English Synonyms
The opposite of reeve is to give up control
Or give in.
(noun) a person appointed to oversee the work of servants on a manor, typically one below the rank of bailiff
A reeve is an officer of a medieval English borough who superintended its finances, and in some cases its civil and criminal jurisdiction, under the town’s merchant guild.
When theShire- Reeve rode through the town, the people cheered.
The city- reeve was a fair man, and he listened to the people’s complaints.
The Lord– Reeve was a cruel and ruling man, and the people were afraid of him.
The chief- reeve was a wise woman, and she led the people well.
The King’s- Reeve was the highest ranking official in the land, and the people respected him.