||R is the eighteenth letter of the English Alphabet, and an articulation sui generis, having little ...
||RA, as an inseparable prefix or preposition, is the Latin re, coming to us through the Italian and ...
||RABA'TE, v.t. [See Beat and Abate.]In falconry, to recover a hawk to the fist.
||RABA'TO, n. A neckband or ruff. [Not in use.]
||RAB'BET-PLANE, n. A joiner's plane for paring or cutting square down the edge of a board, &c.
||RAB'BET, v.t. 1. To pare down the edge of a board or other piece of timber, for the purpose of ...
||RAB'BETED, pp. Pared down the edge of a board; united by a rabbet joint.
||RAB'BETING, ppr. Paring down the edge of a board; uniting by a rabbet joint.
||RAB'BIN, n.A title assumed by the Jewish doctors, signifying master or lord. This title is not ...
||RABBIN'ICAL, a. Pertaining to the Rabbins, or to their opinions, learning and language.
||RAB'BINISM, n. A Rabbinic expression or phraseology; a peculiarity of the language of the Rabbins.
||RAB'BINIST, n. Among the Jews, one who adhered to the Talmud and the traditions of the Rabbins, in ...
||RAB'BINITE, n. The same as rabbinist.
||RAB'BIT, n.A small quadruped of the genus Lepus, which feeds on grass or other herbage, and burrows ...
||RAB'BLE-CHARMING, a. Charming or delighting the rabble.
||RAB'BLE, n. [L. rabula, a brawler, from rabo, to rave.]1. A tumultuous crowd of vulgar, noisy ...
||RAB'BLEMENT, n. A tumultuous crowd of low people. [Not in use.]
||RABDOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a rod, and discourse.]A method of performing mathematical operations by little ...
||RAB'ID, a. [L. rabidus, from rabio, rabo, to rage.]Furious; raging; mad; as a rabid dog or wolf. ...
||RAB'IDNESS, n. Furiousness; madness.
||RAB'INET, n. A kind of smaller ordnance.
||R'ACA, n. A Syriac word signifying empty, beggarly, foolish; a term of extreme contempt. Matt. 5.
||RACE-GIN'GER, n. Ginger in the root or not pulverized.
||RA'CE-HORSE, n. A horse bred or kept for running in contest; a horse that runs in competition.
||RACE, n. [L. radix and radius having the same original. This word coincides in origin with rod, ...
||RACEMA'TION, n. [L. racemus, a cluster.]1. A cluster, as of grapes.2. The cultivation of cluster ...
||RAC'EME, n. [L. racemus, a bunch of berries.In botany a species of inflorescence, consisting of a ...
||RACEMIF'EROUS, a. [L. racemus, a cluster, and fero, to bear.]Bearing racemes or clusters; as the ...
||RAC'EMOUS, a. Growing in racemes or clusters.
||RA'CER, n. [from race.] a runner; one that contends in a race.And bade the nimblest racer seize ...
||RACH, n. A setting dog.
||RA'CINESS, n. The quality of being racy.
||RACK'-RENT, n. An annual rent of the full value of the tenement or near it.
||RACK, n. [Eng. to reach. See Reach and Break.]1. An engine of torture, used for extorting ...
||RACK'ED, pp.1. Tortured; tormented; strained to the utmost.2. Drawn off, as liquor.
||RACK'ER, n. One that tortures or torments; one that racks.
||RACK'ET, n. [This word belong to the root of crack. See Rocket.]1. A confused, clattering noise, ...
||RACK'ETY, a. Making a tumultuous noise.
||RACK'ING-PACE, n. The racking-pace of a horse is an amble, but with a quicker and shorter tread.
||RACK'ING, ppr.1. Torturing; tormenting; straining; drawing off.2. a. Tormenting; excruciating; ...
||RACOON', n. An American quadruped of the genus Ursus. It is somewhat larger than a fox, and its ...
||RA'CY, a. [L. radix.]Strong; flavorous; tasting of the soil; as racy cider; racy wine.Rich racy ...
||RAD, the old pret. of read.
||RAD'DLE, v.t.To twist; to wind together. [Not in use.]RAD'DLE, n. [supra.] A long stick used in ...
||RA'DIAL, a. [from L. radius, a ray, a rod, a spoke. See Radius and Ray.]Pertaining to the radius ...
||RA'DIANCY, n. [L. radians, radio, to beam or shoot rays. See Radius and Ray.]Properly, brightness ...
||RA'DIANT, a. Shooting or darting rays of light; beaming with brightness; emitting a vivid light or ...
||RA'DIANTLY, adv. With beaming brightness; with glittering splendor.
||RA'DIATE, v.i. [L. radio. See Ray.]1. To issue in rays, as light; to dart, as beams of ...
||RA'DIATED, pp.1. Adorned with rays of light.2. Having crystals diverging from a center.
||RA'DIATING, ppr. Darting rays of light; enlightening; as the radiating point in optics.
||RADIA'TION, n. [L. radiatio.] 1. The emission and diffusion of rays of light; beamy ...
||RAD'ICAL, a. [L. radicalis, from radix, root. See Race and Ray.]1. Pertaining to the root or ...
||RADICAL'ITY, n. 1. Origination.2. A being radical; a quantity which has relation to a root.
||RAD'ICALLY, adv. 1. Originally; at the origin or root; fundamentally; as a scheme or system ...
||RAD'ICALNESS, n. The state of being radical or fundamental.
||RAD'ICANT, a. [L. radicans.] In botany, rooting; as a radicant stem or leaf.
||RAD'ICATE, v.t. [L. radicatus, radicor, from radix, root.]To root; to plant deply and firmly; as ...
||RAD'ICATED, pp. or a. Deeply planted.- Prejudices of a whole race of people radicated by a ...
||RADICA'TION, n. [from radicate.]1. The process of taking root deeply; as the radication of ...
||RAD'ICLE, n. [L. radicula, from radix.]1. That part of the seed of a plant which upon vegetating ...
||RADIOM'ETER, n. [L. radius, rod, and Gr. measure.]The forestaff, an instrument for taking the ...
||RAD'ISH, n. [See Ruddy.]A plant of the genus Raphanus, the root of which is eaten raw. ...
||RA'DIUS, n. [L. id, a ray, a rod, a beam, a spoke, that is, a shoot; radio, to shine, that is, to ...
||RA'DIX, n. [L. a root.]1. In etymology, a primitive word from which spring other words.2. In ...
||R'AFF, v.t. [Heb.]To sweep; to snatch, draw or huddle together; to take by a promiscuous sweep. ...
||RAF'FLE, v.i. [Heb. to strive. See Raff.]To cast dice for a prize, for which each person ...
||RAF'FLER, n. One who raffles.
||RAF'FLING, ppr. The act of throwing dice for a prize staked by a number.
||R'AFT, n. [Gr. to sew that is, to fasten together, and allied to reeve; or Gr. whence a flooring. ...
||R'AFTER, n. [Gr. to cover; a roof.]A roof timber; a piece of timber that extends from the plate of ...
||R'AFTERED, a. Built or furnished with rafters.
||R'AFTY, a. Damp; musty. [Local.]
||RAG, n. [Gr. a torn garment; tear; a rupture, a rock, a crag; to tear asunder.]1. Any piece of ...
||RAGAMUF'FIN, n. A paltry fellow; a mean wretch.
||RAGE, n. [Heb. to grind or gnash the teeth.]1. Violent anger accompanied with furious words, ...
||RA'GEFUL, a. Full of rage; violent; furious.
||RA'GERY, n. Wantonness. [Not used.]
||RAGG, n. Rowley ragg, a species of silicious stone, of a dusky or dark gray color, with shining ...
||RAG'GED, a. [from rag.] 1. Rent or worn into tatters, or till its texture is broken; as a ragged ...
||RAG'GEDNESS, n.1. The state of being dressed in tattered clothes.2. The state of being rough or ...
||RA'GING, ppr. [from rage.]1. Acting with violence or fury.2. a. Furious; impetuous; vehemently ...
||RA'GINGLY, adv. With fury; with violent impetuosity.
||RAG'MAN, n. A man who collects or deals in rags, the materials of paper.
||RAGMAN'S-ROLL, n. A roll or register of the value of benefices in Scotland, made by Ragimund, a ...
||RAGOUT, n. A sauce or seasoning for exciting a languid appetite; or a high seasoned dish, prepared ...
||RAG'STONE, n. A stone of the silicious kind, so named from its rough fracture. It is of a gray ...
||RAG'WORT, n. A plant of the genus Senecio.
||RAIL-BIRD, n. A bird of the genus Cuculus.
||RAIL, n.1. A cross beam fixed at the ends in two upright posts.[In New England, this is never ...
||RA'ILER, n. One who scoffs, insults, censures or reproaches with opprobrious language.
||RA'ILING, ppr. 1. Clamoring with insulting language; uttering reproachful words.2. a. Expressing ...
||RA'ILINGLY, adv. With scoffing or insulting language.
||RA'ILLERY, n.Banter; jesting language; good humored pleasantry or slight satire; satirical ...
||RA'ILLEUR, n. A banterer; a jester; a mocker. [Not English nor in use.]
||RA'IMENT, n. [for arrayment. See Array and Ray.]1. Clothing in general; vestments; vesture; ...
||RA'IN-DEER, n. The rane, a species of the cervine genus. [See Rane.]
||RA'IN-WATER, n. Water that has fallen from the clouds.
||RAIN, v.i. [It seems that rain is contracted from regen. It is the Gr. to rain, to water, which ...
||RA'INBAT, a. Beaten or injured by the rain. [Not used.]
||RA'INBOW, n. A bow, or an arch of a circle, consisting of all the colors formed by the refraction ...
||RA'ININESS, n. [from rainy.] The state of being rainy.
||RA'INY, a. Abounding with rain; wet; showery; as rainy weather; a rainy day or season.
||RAISE, v.t. raze. [This word occurs often in the Gothic version of the gospels, Luke 3:8. John ...
||RA'ISED, pp. Lifted; elevated; exalted; promoted; set upright; built; made or enlarged; produced; ...
||RA'ISER, n. One who raises; that which raises; one that builds; one that levies or collects; one ...
||RAISIN, n. razn.A dried grape. Grapes are suffered to remain on the vines till they are perfectly ...
||RA'ISING, ppr. Lifting; elevating; setting upright; exalting; producing; enhancing; restoring to ...
||RA'JA, n. [L. rex, regis.] In India, a prince. some of the rajahs are said to be independent ...
||RA'JAHSHIP, n. The dignity or principality of a rajah.
||RAKE, n. An instrument consisting of a head-piece in which teeth are inserted, and a long handle; ...
||RA'KED, pp. Scraped; gathered with a rake; cleaned with a rake; cannonaded fore and aft.
||RA'KEHELL, n.A lewd, dissolute fellow; a debauchee; a rake.
||RA'KEHELLY, a. Dissolute; wild.
||RA'KER, n. One that rakes.
||RA'KESHAME, n. A vile dissolute wretch.
||RA'KING, ppr. 1. Scraping; gathering with a rake; cleaning and smoothing with a rake; cannonading ...
||RA'KISH, a. Given to a dissolute life; lewd; debauched.
||RA'KISHNESS, n. Dissolute practices.
||RAL'LY, v.t. [This seems to be a compound of re, ra, and lier, L. ligo, to unite.]1. To reunite; ...
||RAM, n. [See the Verb.]1. The male of the sheep or ovine genus; in some parts of England called a ...
||RAM'ADAN, n. Among the Mohammedans, a solemn season of fasting.
||RAM'AGE, n. [L. ramus, a branch.]1. Branches of trees. [Not in use.]2. The warbling of birds ...
||RAM'BLE, v.i.1. To rove; to wander; to walk, ride or sail from place to place, without any ...
||RAM'BLER, n. One that rambles; a rover; a wanderer.
||RAM'BLING, ppr. Roving; wandering; moving or going irregularly.RAM'BLING, n. A roving; irregular ...
||RAM'BUSE, n. a drink made of wine, ale, eggs and sugar in winter, or of wine, milk, sugar and rose ...
||RAM'ENTS, n. [L. ramenta, a chip.] 1. Scrapings; shavings;. [Not used.]2. In botany, loose ...
||RA'MEOUS, a. [L. ramus, a branch.] In botany, belonging to a branch; growing on or shooting from ...
||RAM'EQUINS, n. In cookery, small slices of bread covered with a farce of cheese and eggs.
||RAMIFICA'TION, n. [L. ramus, a branch.]1. The process of branching or shooting branches from a ...
||RAM'IFIED, pp. divided into branches.
||RAM'IFY, v.t. [L. ramus, a branch, and facio, to make.]To divide into branches or parts; as, to ...
||RAM'IFYING, ppr. shooting into branches or divisions.
||RAM'ISH, a. Rank; strong scented.
||RAM'ISHNESS, n. [from ram.] Rankness; a strong scent.
||RAM'MED, pp. [See Ram.] Driven forcibly.
||RAM'MER, n.1. One that rams or drives.2. An instrument for driving any thing with force; as a ...
||RAM'MING, ppr. Driving with force.
||RAMOON', n. A tree of America.
||RA'MOUS, a. [L. ramosus, from ramus, a branch.]1. In botany, branched, as a stem or root; having ...
||RAMP, v.i. [See Ramble and Romance.]1. To climb, as a plant; to creep up.Plants furnished with ...
||RAMPAL'LIAN, n. A mean wretch. [Not in use.]
||RAMP'ANCY, n. [from rampant.] Excessive growth or practice; excessive prevalence; exuberance; ...
||RAMP'ANT, a. [See Ramp and Ramble.]1. Overgrowing the usual bounds; rank in growth; exuberant; as ...
||RAM'PART, n. [Hence we see rampart is from L. reparo; re and paro. See Parry and Repair.]1. In ...
||RAM'PION, n. [from ramp.] The name of several plants; as the common esculent rampion, a species ...
||RAMP'IRE, n. The same as rampart; but obsolete.
||RAM'SONS, n. A plant, a species of Allium.
||RAN, the pret. of run. In old writers, open robbery.
||RANCES'CENT, a. [L. ranceo, to be rank.] Becoming rancid or sour.
||RANCH, v.t. [corrupted from wrench.] To sprain; to injure by violent straining or contortion. ...
||RAN'CID, a. [L. rancidus, from ranceo, to be rank. This is the Eng. rank, luxuriant in ...
||RAN'CIDNESS, n. The quality of being rancid; a strong, sour scent, as of old oil.The rancidity of ...
||RAN'COR, n. [L. from ranceo, to be rank.]1. The deepest malignity or spite; deep seated and ...
||RAN'COROUS, a. Deeply malignant; implacably spiteful or malicious; intensely virulent.So flam'd ...
||RAN'COROUSLY, adv. With deep malignity or spiteful malice.
||RAND, n.A border; edge; margin; as the rand of a shoe.
||RAN'DOM-SHOT, n. A shot not directed to a point, or a shot with the muzzle of the gun elevated ...
||RAN'DOM, n.1. A roving motion or course without direction; hence, want of direction, rule or ...
||RAN'DY, a. Disorderly; riotous. [Not used or local.]
||RANEDEER, n.A species of deer found in the northern parts of Europe and Asia. He has large ...
||RAN'FORCE, n. The ring of a gun next to the vent.[I do not find this word in modern books.]
||RANGE, v.t.1. To set in a row or in rows; to place in a regular line, lines or ranks; to dispose ...
||RANGED, pp. Disposed in a row or line; placed in order; passed in roving placed in a particular ...
||RANGER, n.1. One that ranges; a rover; a robber. [Now little used.]2. A dog that beats the ...
||RANGERSHIP, n. The office of the keeper of a forest or park.
||RANGING, ppr. Placing in a row or line; disposing in order, method or classes; roving; passing ...
||RANK, the old pret. of ring. [Nearly obsolete.]
||RANK'ED, pp. Placed in a line; disposed in an order or class; arranged methodically.
||RANK'ER, n. One that disposes in ranks; one that arranges.
||RANK'ING, ppr. Placing in ranks or lines; arranging; disposing in orders or classes; having a ...
||RANK'LE, v.i. [from rank.]1. To grow more rank or strong; to be inflamed; to fester; as a ...
||RANK'LY, adv. 1. With vigorous growth; as, grass or weeks grow rankly.2. Coarsely; grossly.
||RANK'NESS, n.1. Vigorous growth; luxuriance; exuberance; as the rankness of plants or herbage.2. ...
||RAN'NY, n. The shrew-mouse.
||RAN'SACK, v.t. [Eng. rand, and ran is rapine. The last syllable coincides with the English verb to ...
||RAN'SACKED, pp. Pillaged; search narrowly.
||RAN'SACKING, ppr. Pillaging; searching narrowly.
||RAN'SOM, n.1. The money or price paid for the redemption of a prisoner or slave, or for goods ...
||RAN'SOMED, pp. Redeemed or rescued from captivity, bondage or punishment by the payment of an ...
||RAN'SOMER, n. One that redeems.
||RAN'SOMING, ppr. Redeeming from captivity, bondage or punishment by giving satisfaction to the ...
||RAN'SOMLESS, a. Free from ransom.
||RANT'ER, n. A noisy talker; a boisterous preacher.
||RANT'ING, ppr. Uttering high sounding words without solid sense; declaiming or preaching with ...
||RANT'IPOLE, a. [from rant.] Wild; roving; rakish. [A low word.]RANT'IPOLE, v.i. To run about ...
||RANT'ISM, n. The practice or tenets of ranters.
||RANT'Y, a. Wild; noisy; boisterous.
||RAN'ULA, n. [L. rana, a frog; dim. a little frog.]A swelling under the tongue, similar to the ...
||RANUN'CULUS, n. [L. from rana, a frog.] In botany, crowfoot, a genus of plants of many species, ...
||RAP, v.i. [L. rapio, rapidus, rapid.]To strike with a quick sharp blow; to knock; as, to rap on ...
||RAPA'CIOUS, a. [L. rapax, from rapio, to seize. See Rap.]1. Given to plunder; disposed or ...
||RAPA'CIOUSLY, adv. By rapine; by violent robbery or seizure.
||RAPA'CIOUSNESS, n. The quality of being rapacious; disposition to plunder or to exact by ...
||RAPAC'ITY, n. [L. rapacitas, from rapax, rapio.]1. Addictedness to plunder; the exercise of ...
||RAPE, n. [L. rapio, raptus. See Rap.]1. In a general sense, a seizing by violence; also, a ...
||RA'PEROOT. [See Rape.]
||RA'PESEED, n. The seed of the rape, from which oil is expressed.
||RAP'ID, a. [L. rapidus, from rapio, the primary sense of which is to rush.]1. Very swift or ...
||RAPID'ITY, n. [L. rapiditas.]1. Swiftness; celerity; velocity; as the rapidity of a current; the ...
||RAP'IDLY, adv. 1. With great speed, celerity or velocity; swiftly; with quick progression; as, to ...
||RAP'IDNESS, n. Swiftness; speed; celerity; rapidity.
||RAP'IDS, n. plu. The part of a river where the current moves with more celerity than the common ...
||RA'PIER-FISH, n. The sword-fish.
||RA'PIER, n. A small sword used only in thrusting.
||RAPIL'LO, n. Pulverized volcanic substances.
||RAP'INE, n. [L. rapina; rapio, to seize.]1. The act of plundering; the seizing and carrying away ...
||RAPPAREE', n. A wild Irish plunderer; so called from rapery, a half pike that he carries.
||RAPPEE', n. A coarse kind of snuff.
||RAP'PER, n. [from rap.]1. One that raps or knocks.2. The knocker of a door. [Not in common ...
||RAP'PORT, n. Relation; proportion. [Not in use.]
||RAPT, pp. [from rap.] Transported; ravished.RAPT, v.t. To transport or ravish. [Not legitimate ...
||RAP'TOR, n. [l. raptor.] A ravisher; a plunderer.
||RAP'TURE, n. [L. raptus, rapio.]1. A seizing by violence. [Little used.]2. Transport; ecstasy; ...
||RAP'TURED, a. Ravished; transported.[But enraptured is generally used.]
||RAP'TURIST, n. An enthusiast.
||RAP'TUROUS, a. Ecstatic; transporting; ravishing; as rapturous joy, pleasure or delight.
||RARE, a. [L. rarus, thin.]1. Uncommon; not frequent; as a rare event; a rare phenomenon.2. ...
||RA'REESHOW, n. [rare and show.] A show carried in a box.
||RAREFAC'TION, n. [See Rarefy.]The act or process of expanding or distending bodies, by separating ...
||RAR'EFIABLE, a. Capable of being rarefied.
||RAR'EFY, v.t. [L. rarefacio; rarus, rare, and facio, to make.]To make thin and porous or less ...
||RAR'EFYING, ppr. Making thin or less dense.
||RA'RELY, adv. 1. Seldom; not often; as things rarely seen.2. Finely; nicely. [little used.]
||RA'RENESS, n.1. The state of being uncommon; uncommonness; infrequency.And let the rareness the ...
||RA'RERIPE, a. Early ripe; ripe before others, or before the usual season.RA'RERIPE, n. An early ...
||RAR'ITY, n. [L. raritas.]1. Uncommonness; infrequency.Far from being fond of a flower for its ...
||RAS'CAL, n. A mean fellow; a scoundrel; in modern usage, a trickish dishonest fellow; a rogue; ...
||RASCAL'ION, n. [from rascal.] A low mean wretch.
||RASCAL'ITY, n. 1. The low mean people.2. Mean trickishness or dishonesty; base fraud. [This is ...
||RAS'CALLY, a.1. Meanly trickish or dishonest; vile.2. Mean; vile; base; worthless; as a rascally ...
||RASE, v.t. s as z. [L. rasus, rado.]1. To pass along the surface of a thing, with striking or ...
||RASH, a.1. Hasty in council or action; precipitate; resolving or entering on a project or measure ...
||RASH'ER, n. A thin slice of bacon; a thin cut.
||RASH'LY, adv. With precipitation; hastily; without due deliberation.He that doth any thing rashly, ...
||RASH'NESS, n. 1. To much haste in resolving or in undertaking a measure; precipitation; ...
||R'ASP, n. [See Rase.]1. A large rough file; a grater.2. A raspberry, which see.R'ASP, v.t. [See ...
||R'ASPATORY, n. A surgeon's rasp.
||R'ASPBERRY-BUSH, n. The bramble producing raspberries.
||R'ASPBERRY, n. [from rasp, so named from the roughness of the brambles.]The fruit of a bramble or ...
||RA'SURE, n. s as z. [L. rasura, from rado, rasus. See Rase.]1. The act of scraping or shaving; ...
||RAT, n. [Probably named from gnawing, and from the root of L. rodo.]A small quadruped of the genus ...
||RA'TABLE, a. [from rate.] 1. That may be rated, or set at a certain value; as a Danish ore ...
||RA'TABLY, adv. By rate or proportion; proportionally.
||RATAFIA, n. ratafee'. A fine spirituous liquor, prepared from the kernels of several kinds of ...
||RATAN', n. A small cane, the growth of India.
||RATCH, n. In clock work, a sort of wheel having twelve fangs, which serve to lift the detents ...
||RATCH'ET, n. In a watch, a small tooth at the bottom of the fusee or barrel, which stops it in ...
||RATCH'IL, n. Among miners, fragments of stone.
||RATE, n. [L. ratus, reor, contracted from retor, redor, or resor. See Ratio and Reason.]1. The ...
||RA'TED, pp.1. Set at a certain value; estimated; set in a certain order or rank.2. Chid; ...
||RA'TER, n. One who sets a value on or makes an estimate.
||RATH, n. A hill. Obs.RATH, a. [See Ready.]Early; coming before others, or before the usual ...
||RATH'ER, adv. [I would rather go, or sooner go. The use is taken from pushing or moving forward.] ...
||RATH'OFFITE, n. A mineral brought from Sweden, of the garnet kind. Its color is a dingy brownish ...
||RATIFICA'TION, n.1. The act of ratifying; confirmation.2. The act of giving sanction and validity ...
||RAT'IFIED, pp. Confirmed; sanctioned; made valid.
||RAT'IFIER, n. He or that which ratifies or sanctions.
||RAT'IFY, v.t. [L. ratum facio, to make firm.]1. To confirm; to establish; to settle.We have ...
||RAT'IFYING, ppr. Confirming; establishing; approving and sanctioning.
||RA'TING, ppr. [from rate.]1. Setting at a certain value; assigning rant to; estimating.2. ...
||RA'TIO, n. ra'sho. [L. from ratus, reor, to think or suppose, to set, confirm or establish. Reor ...
||RA'TIOCINATE, v.i. [L. ratiocinor, from ratio, reason.] To reason; to argue. [Little used.]
||RATIOCINA'TION, n. [L. ratiocinatio.] The act or process of reasoning, or of deducing ...
||RATIOC'INATIVE, a. Argumentative; consisting in the comparison of propositions or facts, and the ...
||RA'TION, n. [L. ratio, proportion.]A portion or fixed allowance of provisions, drink and forage, ...
||RA'TIONAL, a. [L. rationalis.]1. Having reason or the faculty of reasoning; endowed with reason; ...
||RATIONA'LE, n.1. A detail with reasons; a series of reasons assigned; as Dr. Sparrow's rationale ...
||RA'TIONALIST, n. One who proceeds in his disquisitions and practice wholly upon reason.
||RATIONAL'ITY, n.1. The power of reasoning.God has made rationality the common portion of ...
||RA'TIONALLY, adv. In consistency with reason; reasonably. We rationally expect every man will ...
||RA'TIONALNESS, n. The state of being rational or consistent with reason.
||RAT'LINE, n. A small line traversing the shrouds of a ship, making the step of a ladder for ...
||RATOON', n.A sprout from the root of the sugar cane, which has been cut.
||RATS'BANE, n. [rat and bane.] Poison for rats; arsenic.
||RATS'BANED, a. Poisoned by ratsbane.
||RATTEEN', n. A thick woolen stuff quilled or twilled.
||RATTINET', n. A woolen stuff thinner than ratteen.
||RAT'TLE-HEADED, a. Noisy; giddy; unsteady.
||RAT'TLE, v.i.1. To make a quick sharp noise rapidly repeated, by the collision of bodies not very ...
||RATTLESNAKE-ROOT, n. A plant or root of the genus Polygala, and another of the genus Prenanthes.
||RATTLESNAKE-WEED, n. A plant of the genus Eryngium.
||RAT'TLESNAKE, n. A snake that has rattles at the tail, of the genus Crotalus. The rattles consist ...
||RAT'TLING, ppr. Making a quick succession of sharp sounds.RAT'TLING, n. A rapid succession of ...
||RAU'CITY, n. [L. raucus, hoarse. Raucus is the Eng. rough, which see.]1. Hoarseness; a loud ...
||RAU'COUS, a. Hoarse; harsh. [Not in use.]
||RAUGHT, the old participle of reach. Obs.
||RAUNCH. [See Wrench.]
||RAV'AGE, n. [L. rapio.]1. Spoil; ruin; waste; destruction by violence, wither by men, beasts or ...
||RAV'AGED, pp. Wasted; destroyed; pillaged.
||RAV'AGER, n. a plunderer a spoiler; he or that which lays waste.
||RAV'AGING, ppr. Plundering; pillaging; laying waste.
||RAVE, v.i. [L. rabio, to rave, to rage or be furious; rabies, rage.]1. To wander in mind or ...
||RAVEL, v.t. rav'l.1. To entangle; to entwist together; to make intricate; to involve; to ...
||RAV'ELED, pp. Twisted together; made intricate; disentangled.
||RAV'ELIN, n.In fortification, a detached work with two faces which make a salient angle, without ...
||RAV'ELING, ppr. Twisting or weaving; untwisting; disentangling.
||RAVEN, n. ra'ven. [Heb. from its color. But this may be L. corvus, rapio.]A large fowl of a ...
||RAV'ENED, pp. Devoured with voracity.
||RAV'ENER, n. One that ravens or plunders.
||RAV'ENING, ppr. Preying with rapacity; voraciously devouring; as a ravening wolf.RAV'ENING, n. ...
||RAV'ENOUS, a.1. Furiously voracious; hungry even to rage; devouring with rapacious eagerness; as a ...
||RAV'ENOUSLY, adv. With raging voracity.
||RAV'ENOUSNESS, n. Extreme voracity; rage for prey; as the ravenousness of a lion.
||RA'VER, n. [from rave.] One that raves or is furious.
||RAV'ET, n. An insect shaped like a cock-chaffer, which infests the West Indies.
||RAVIN. [See raven.]
||RAV'INE, n. A long deep hollow worn by a stream or torrent of water; hence, any long deep hollow ...
||RA'VING, ppr. or a. Furious with delirium; mad; distracted.
||RA'VINGLY, adv. With furious wildness or frenzy; with distraction.
||RAV'ISH, v.t. [L. rapio.]1. To seize and carry away by violence.These hairs which thou dost ...
||RAV'ISHED, pp. Snatched away by violence; forced to submit to carnal embrace; delighted to ...
||RAV'ISHER, n.1. One that takes by violence.2. One that forces a woman to his carnal embrace.3. ...
||RAV'ISHING, ppr. 1. Snatching or taking by violence; compelling to submit to carnal intercourse; ...
||RAV'ISHINGLY, adv. To extremity of delight.
||RAV'ISHMENT, n. 1. The act of forcing a woman to carnal connection; forcible violation of ...
||RAW, a. [L. crudus, rodo.]1. Not altered from its natural state; not roasted, boiled or cooked; ...
||RAW'HEAD, n. The name of a specter, mentioned to frighten children; as rawhead and bloody bones.
||RAW'ISH, a. Somewhat raw; cool and damp. [Not much used.]
||RAW'LY, adv.1. In a raw manner.2. Unskillfully; without experience.3. Newly.
||RAW'NESS, n. 1. The state of being raw; uncooked; unaltered by heat; as the rawness of flesh.2. ...
||RAY, n. [L. radius.]1. a line of light, or the right line supposed to be described by a particle ...
||RA'YLESS, a. Destitute of light; dark; not illuminated.
||RAZE, n. A root. [See Race-ginger, under Race.]RAZE, v.t. [L. rasus, rado. See Rase and ...
||RA'ZED, pp. Subverted; overthrown; wholly ruined; erased; extirpated.
||RAZEE', n. A ship of war cut down to a smaller size.
||RA'ZING, ppr. subverting; destroying; erasing; extirpating.
||RA'ZOR-BILL, n. An aquatic fowl, the Alca torda; also, the Rhynchops nigra or cut-water.
||RA'ZOR-FISH, n. A species of fish with a compressed body.
||RA'ZOR, n. [L. rasus, rado, to scrape.]An instrument for shaving off beard or hair. Razors of a ...
||RA'ZORABLE, a. Fit to be shaved. [Not in use.]
||RA'ZURE, n. [L. rasura, from rado.]The act of erasing or effacing; obliteration.[See Rasure.]
||RE-COLLECT', v.t. To gather again; to collect what has been scattered; as, to re-collect routed ...
||RE-CREA'TE, v.t. To create or form anew. An opening the campaign of 1776, instead of reinforcing, ...
||RE-CREA'TED, pp. Created or formed anew.
||RE-CREA'TING, ppr. Creating or forming anew.
||RE-CREA'TION, n. A forming anew.
||RE-ECH'O, v.t [re and echo.] To echo back; to reverberate again; as, the hills re-echo the roar ...
||RE-ECH'OED, pp. [supra.] Returned, as sound; reverberated again.
||RE-ECH'OING, ppr. Returning or reverberating an echo.
||RE-EDIFICA'TION, n. [from re-edify.] Act or operation of rebuilding; state of being rebuilt.
||RE-ED'IFIED, pp. Rebuilt.
||RE-ED'IFY, v.t.To rebuild; to build again after destruction.
||RE-ED'IFYING, ppr. Rebuilding.
||RE-ELECT', v.t. [re and elect.] To elect again; as, to re-elect the former governor.
||RE-ELECT'ED, pp. Elected again; re-chosen.
||RE-ELECT'ING, ppr. Electing again.
||RE-ELEC'TION, n. Election a second time, or repeated election; as the re-election of a former ...
||RE-ELIGIBIL'ITY, n. The capacity of being re-elected to the same office.
||RE-EL'IGIBLE, a. [re and eligible.] Capable of being elected again to the same office.
||RE-EMB'ARK, v.t. [re and embark.] To embark or put on board again.RE-EMB'ARK, v.i. To embark or ...
||RE-EMBARKA'TION, n. A putting on board or a going on board again.
||RE-EMBAT'TLE, v.t. [re and embattle.] To array again for battle; to arrange again in the order of ...
||RE-EMBAT'TLED, pp. Arrayed again for battle.
||RE-EMBAT'TLING, ppr. Arranging again in battle array.
||RE-EMBOD'Y, v.t. [re and embody.] To embody again.
||RE-ENACT', v.t. [re and enact.] To enact again.
||RE-ENACT'ED, pp. Enacted again.
||RE-ENACT'ING, ppr. Enacting anew; passing again into a law.
||RE-ENAC'TION, n. The passing into a law again.
||RE-ENACT'MENT, n. The enacting or passing of a law a second time; the renewal of a law.
||RE-ENFORCE, v.t. [re and enforce.] To strengthen with new force, assistance or support, as to ...
||RE-ENFORCED, pp. Strengthened by additional force, troops or ships.
||RE-ENFORCEMENT, n.1. The act of re-enforcing.2. Additional force; fresh assistance; particularly, ...
||RE-ENFORCING, ppr. Strengthening by additional force.
||RE-ENGA'GE, v.t. To engage a second time.RE-ENGA'GE, v.i. To engage again; to enlist a second ...
||RE-ENJOY', v.t. [re and enjoy.] To enjoy anew or a second time.
||RE-ENJOY'ED, pp. Enjoyed again.
||RE-ENJOY'ING, ppr. Enjoying anew.
||RE-ENJOY'MENT, n. A second or repeated enjoyment.
||RE-ENKIN'DLE, v.t. [re and enkindle.] To enkindle again; to rekindle.
||RE-ENKIN'DLED, pp. Enkindled again.
||RE-ENKIN'DLING, ppr. Enkindling anew.
||RE-ENLIST', v.t. To enlist a second time. [See Re-inlist.]
||RE-EN'TER, v.t. [re and enter.] To enter again or anew.RE-EN'TER, v.i. To enter anew.
||RE-EN'TERED, pp. Entered again.
||RE-EN'TERING, ppr.1. Entering anew.2. Entering in return; as salient and re-entering angles.
||RE-ENTHRO'NE, v.t. [re and enthrone.] To enthrone again; to replace on a throne.
||RE-ENTHRO'NED, pp. Raised again to a throne.
||RE-ENTHRO'NING, ppr. Replacing on a throne.
||RE-EN'TRANCE, n. [re and entrance.] The act of entering again.
||RE-ESTAB'LISH, v.t. [re and establish.] To establish anew; to fix or confirm again; as, to ...
||RE-ESTAB'LISHED, pp. Established or confirmed again.
||RE-ESTAB'LISHER, n. One who establishes again.
||RE-ESTAB'LISHING, ppr. Establishing anew; confirming again.
||RE-ESTAB'LISHMENT, n. The act of establishing again; the state of being re-established; renewed ...
||RE-ESTA'TE, v.t. [re and estate.] To re-establish. [Not used.]
||RE-EXAMINA'TION, n. A renewed or repeated examination.
||RE-EXAM'INE, v.t. [re and examine.] To examine anew.
||RE-EXAM'INED, ppr. Examined again.
||RE-EXAM'INING, ppr. Examining anew.
||RE-EXCHANGE, n. [re and exchange.] 1. A renewed exchange.2. In commerce, the exchange ...
||RE-EXPORT, v.t. [re and export.] To export again; to export what has been imported. In the ...
||RE-EXPORTA'TION, n. The act of exporting what has been imported.
||RE-EXPORTED, pp. Exported after being imported.
||RE-EXPORTING, ppr. Exporting what has been imported.
||RE-FERMENT', v.t. [re and ferment.] To ferment again.
||RE-FIND, v.t. [re and find.] To find again; to experience anew.
||RE-FORMA'TION, n. The act of forming anew; a second forming in order; as the re-formation of a ...
||RE-RESOLVE, v.t. re-rezolv'. To resolve a second time.
||RE, a prefix or inseparable particle in the composition of words, denotes return, repetition, ...
||REABSORB', v.t. [re and absorb.]1. To draw in or inbibe again what has been effused, extravasated ...
||REABSORB'ED, pp. Imbibed again.
||REABSORB'ING, ppr. Reimbibing.
||REABSORP'TION, n. The act or process of inbibing what has been previously thrown off, effused or ...
||REACCESS', n. [re and access.] A second access or approach; a visit renewed.
||REACH, v.t. Raught, the ancient preterit, is obsolete. The verb is now regular; pp. reached. L. ...
||RE'ACHED, pp. Stretched out; extended; touched by extending the arm; attained to; obtained.
||RE'ACHER, n. One that reaches or extends; one that delivers by extending the arm.
||RE'ACHING, ppr. Stretching out; extending; touching by extension of the arm; attaining to; ...
||REACT', v.t. [re and act.] To act or perform a second time; as, to react a play. The same scenes ...
||REACT'ED, pp. Acted or performed a second time.
||REACT'ING, ppr. Acting again; in physics, resisting the impulse of another body.
||REAC'TION, n. 1. In physics, counteraction; the resistance made by a body to the action or ...
||READ, n. [See the Verb.]1. Counsel. [Obs.]2. Saying; sentence. Obs.READ, v.t. The preterit ...
||RE'ADABLE, a. That may be read; fit to be read.
||READEP'TION, n. [from L. re and adeptus, obtained.]A regaining; recovery of something lost. [Not ...
||RE'ADER, n.1. One that reads; any person who pronounces written words; particularly, one whose ...
||RE'ADERSHIP, n. [See Read.] the office of reading prayers in a church.
||READILY, adv. red'ily. [See Ready.] 1. Quickly; promptly; easily. I readily perceive the ...
||READINESS, n. red'iness. [from ready.]1. Quickness; promptness; promptitude; facility; freedom ...
||RE'ADING, ppr.1. Pronouncing or perusing written or printed words or characters of a book or ...
||READJOURN', v.t. [re and adjourn.]1. To adjourn a second time.2. To cite or summon again. [Not ...
||READJUST', v.t. [re and adjust.] To settle again; to put in order again what had been ...
||READJUST'ED, pp. Adjusted again; resettled.
||READJUST'ING, ppr. Adjusting again.
||READJUST'MENT, n. A second adjustment.
||READMIS'SION, n. [re and admission.] The act of admitting again what had been excluded; as the ...
||READMIT', v.t. [re and admit.] To admit again.Whose ear is ever open and his eye gracious to ...
||READMIT'TANCE, n. A second admittance; allowance to enter again.
||READOPT', v.t. [re and adopt.] To adopt again.
||READORN', v.t. To adorn anew; to decorate a second time.
||READVERT'ENCY, n. [re and advertency.] The act of reviewing.
||READY, a. red'y. [Eng. to rid; redo, ready; rida, to ride; bereda, to prepare. Gr. easy. The ...
||REAFFIRM', v.t. [re and affirm.] To affirm a second time.
||REAFFIRM'ANCE, n. A second confirmation.
||REA'GENT, n. [re and agent.] In chimistry, a substance employed to precipitate another in ...
||REAGGRAVA'TION, n. [re and aggravation.]In the Romish ecclesiastical law, the last monitory, ...
||REAK, n. A rush. [Not in use.]
||RE'AL, a. [Low L. realis. The L. res and Eng. thing coincide exactly with the Heb. a word, a ...
||RE'ALGAR, n.A combination of sulphur and arsenic; red sulphuret of arsenic. Realgar differs from ...
||RE'ALIST, n. A scholastic philosopher, who maintains that things and not words, are the objects of ...
||REAL'ITY, n.1. Actual being or existence of any thing; truth; fact; in distinction from mere ...
||REALIZA'TION, n. [from realize.] 1. The act of realizing or making real.2. The act of ...
||RE'ALIZE, v.t.1. To bring into being or act; as, to realize a scheme or project.We realize what ...
||RE'ALIZED, pp. Brought into actual being; converted into real estate; impressed, received or ...
||RE'ALIZING, ppr.1. Bringing into actual being; converting into real estate; impressing as a ...
||REALLEDGE, v.t. reallej'. [re and alledge.] To alledge again.
||RE'ALLY, adv.1. With actual existence.2. In truth; in fact; not in appearance only; as things ...
||REALM, n. relm. [L. rex, king, whence regalis, royal.]1. A royal jurisdiction or extent of ...
||RE'ALTY, n. [L. rex.]1. Lovalty. [Not in use.]2. Reality. [Not in use.]3. In law, immobility. ...
||REAM, n. [L. remus., ramus, a branch, for the shoots of trees or shrubs were the first bands used ...
||REAN'IMATE, v.t. [re and animate.]1. To revive; to resuscitate; to restore to life; as a person ...
||REAN'IMATED, pp. Restored to life or action.
||REAN'IMATING, ppr. Restoring life to; invigorating with new life and courage.
||REANIMA'TION, n. The act or operation of reviving from apparent death; the act or operation of ...
||REANNEX', v.t. [re and annex.] To annex again; to reunite; to annex what has been separated.
||REANNEXA'TION, n. The act of annexing again.
||REANNEX'ED, pp. Annexed or united again.
||REANNEX'ING, ppr. Annexing again; reuniting.
||REAP, v.t. [L. rapio, carpo; Gr. a sickle, to reap; Eng. crop.]1. To cut grain with a sickle; as, ...
||RE'APED, pp. Cut with a sickle; received as the fruit of labor or works.
||RE'APER, n. One that cuts grain with a sickle.
||RE'APING-HOOK, n. An instrument used in reaping; a sickle.
||RE'APING, ppr. Cutting grain with a sickle; receiving as the fruit of labor or the reward of ...
||REAPPAR'EL, v.t. [re and apparel.] To clothe again.
||REAPPAR'ELED, pp. Clothed again.
||REAPPAR'ELING, ppr. Clothing again.
||REAPPE'AR, v.i. [re and appear.] To appear a second time.
||REAPPE'ARANCE, n. A second appearance.
||REAPPE'ARING, ppr. Appearing again.
||REAPPLICA'TION, n. [See Reapply. A second application.
||REAPPLY', v.t. or i. [re and apply.] To apply again.
||REAPPLY'ING, ppr. Applying again.
||REAPPOINT', v.t. To appoint again.
||REAPPOINT'MENT, n. A second appointment.
||REAPPORTION, v.t. To apportion again.
||REAPPORTIONED, pp. Apportioned again.
||REAPPORTIONING, ppr. Apportioning. again.
||REAPPORTIONMENT, n. A second apportionment.
||REAR-ADMIRAL. [See Admiral.]
||RE'AR-GU'ARD, n. The body of an army that marches in the rear of the main body to protect it.
||REAR-LINE, n. The line in the rear of an army.
||RE'AR-MOUSE, n. The leather-winged bat.
||REAR-RANK, n. The rank of a body of troops which is in the rear.
||REAR, n.1. In a general sense, that which is behind or backwards; appropriately, the part of an ...
||RE'ARED, pp. Raised; lifted; brought up; educated; elevated.
||RE'ARING, ppr. Raising; educating; elevating.
||RE'ARWARD, n. [from rear. See Rereward.]1. The last troop; the rear-guard.2. The end; the tail; ...
||REASCEND', v.i. [re and ascend.] To rise, mount or climb again.REASCEND', v.t. To mount or ...
||REASCEND'ED, pp. Ascended again.
||REASCEND'ING, ppr. Ascending again.
||REASCEN'SION, n. The act of reascending; a remounting.
||REASCENT', n. A returning ascent; acclivity.
||REASON, n. re'zn. [L. ratio, which is from ratus, and which proves reor to be contracted from ...
||RE'ASONABLE, a.1. Having the faculty of reason; endued with reason; as a reasonable being. [In ...
||RE'ASONABLENESS, n.1. The faculty of reason. [In this sense, little used.]2. Agreeableness to ...
||RE'ASONABLY, adv.1. In a manner or degree agreeable to reason; in consistency with reason. We may ...
||RE'ASONER, n. One who reasons or argues; as a fiar reasoner; a close reasoner; a logical reasoner.
||RE'ASONING, ppr. arguing; deducing inferences from premises; debating; discussing.RE'ASONING, n. ...
||RE'ASONLESS, a. 1. Destitute of reason; as a reasonless man or mind.2. Void of reason; not ...
||REASSEM'BLAGE, n. assemblage a second time.
||REASSEM'BLE, v.t. [re and assemble.] to collect again.REASSEM'BLE, v.i. to assemble or convene ...
||REASSEM'BLED, pp. assembled again.
||REASSEM'BLING, ppr. assembling again.
||REASSERT', v.t. [re and asset.] To assert again; to maintain after suspension or cessation.Let us ...
||REASSERT'ED, pp. Asserted or maintained anew.
||REASSERT'ING, ppr. Asserting again; vindicating anew.
||REASSIGN, v.t. [re and assign.] To assign back; to transfer back what has been assigned.
||REASSIM'ILATE, v.t. [re and assimilate.] To assimilate or cause to resemble anew; to change again ...
||REASSIM'ILATED, pp. Assimilated anew; changed again to a like substance.
||REASSIM'ILATING, ppr. Assimilating again.
||REASSIMILA'TION, n. A second or renewed assimilation.
||REASSU'ME, v.t. [re and assume.] To resume; to take again.
||REASSU'MED, pp. Resumed; assumed again.
||REASSU'MING, ppr. Assuming or taking again.
||REASSUMP'TION, n. A resuming; a second assumption.
||REASSU'RANCE, n. [See Sure and Assurance.]A second assurance against loss; or the assurance of ...
||REASSURE, v.t. reashu're. [re and assure.]1. To restore courage to; to free from fear or ...
||REASSU'RED, pp.1. Restored from fear; re-encouraged.2. Insured against loss by risk taken, as an ...
||REASSU'RER, n. One who insures the first underwriter.
||REASSU'RING, ppr. 1. Restoring from fear, terror or depression of courage.2. Insuring against ...
||RE'ASTINESS, n. Rancidness. [Not in use or local.]
||RE'ASTY, a. Covered with a kind of rust and having a rancid taste; applied to dried meat. [Not in ...
||RE'ATE, n. A kind of long small grass that grows in water and complicates itself. [Not in use or ...
||REATTACH', v.t. [re and attach.] To attach a second time.
||REATTACH'MENT, n. A second attachment.
||REATTEMPT', v.t. [re and attempt.] To attempt again.
||REAVE, v.t. To take away by stealth or violence; to bereave. Obs. [See Bereave.]
||REBAP'TISM, n. A second baptism.
||REBAPTIZA'TION, n. [from rebaptize.] A second baptism.
||REBAPTI'ZE, v.t. [re and baptize.] To baptize a second time.
||REBAPTI'ZED, pp. Baptized again.
||REBAPTI'ZING, ppr. Baptizing a second time.
||REBA'TE, v.t.To blunt; to beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness.He doth rebate and blunt his ...
||REBA'TEMENT, n.1. Diminution.2. In commerce, abatement in price; deduction.3. In heraldry, a ...
||REBA'TO, n. A sort of ruff. [See Rabato.]
||RE'BECK, n. A three stringed fiddle. [Not much used.]
||REB'EL, n. [L. rebellis, making war again.]1. One who revolts from the government to which he ...
||REBEL'LED, pp. or a. Rebellious; guilty of rebellion.
||REBEL'LER, n. One that rebels.
||REBEL'LING, ppr. Renouncing the authority of the government to which one owes allegiance; rising ...
||REBEL'LION, n. [L. rebellio. among the Romans, rebellion was originally a revolt or open ...
||REBEL'LIOUS, a. Engaged in rebellion; renouncing the authority and dominion of the government to ...
||REBEL'LIOUSLY, adv. With design to throw off the authority of legitimate government; in opposition ...
||REBEL'LIOUSNESS, n. The quality or state of being rebellious.
||REBEL'LOW, v.i. [re and bellow.] To bellow in return; to echo back a loud roaring noise.The cave ...
||REBEL'LOWING, ppr. Bellowing in return or in echo.
||REBILD', v.t. [re and build.] To build again; to renew a structure; to build or construct what ...
||REBILD'ING, ppr. Building again.
||REBILT', pp. Built again; reconstructed.
||REBLOS'SOM, v.i. [re and blossom.] To blossom again.
||REBOA'TION, n. [L. rebo; re and boo.] The return of a loud bellowing sound. [Not used.]
||REBOIL', v.i. [L. re and bullio.] To take fire; to be hot.
||REBOUND', v.i.To spring back; to start back; to be reverberated by an elastic power resisting ...
||REBOUND'ING, ppr. Springing or flying back; reverberating.
||REBRA'CE, v.t. [re and brace.] To brace again.
||REBRE'ATHE, v.i. [re and breathe.] To breathe again.
||REBUFF', n. 1. Repercussion, or beating back; a quick and sudden resistance.The strong rebuff of ...
||REBU'KABLE, a. [from rebuke.] Worthy of reprehension.
||REBU'KE, v.t. [See Pack and Impeach.]1. To chide; to reprove; to reprehend for a fault; to check ...
||REBU'KED, pp. Reproved; reprehended; checked; restrained; punished for faults.
||REBU'KEFUL, a. Containing or abounding with rebukes.
||REBU'KEFULLY, adv. With reproof or reprehension.
||REBU'KER, n. One that rebukes; a chider; one that chastises or restrains.
||REBU'KING, ppr. Chiding; reproving; checking; punishing.
||REBULLI'TION, n. [See ebullition and Boil.] Act of boiling or effervescing. [Little used.]
||REBURY, v.t. reber'ry. [re and bury.] To inter again.
||RE'BUS, n. [L. from res, which is of the class Rd, Rs, and of the same family as riddle. See ...
||REBUT', v.t. [See Butt and Pout.]To repel; to oppose by argument, plea or countervailing proof. ...
||REBUT'TED, pp. Repelled; answered.
||REBUT'TER, n. In law pleadings, the answer of a defendant to a plaintiff's sur-rejoinder.If I ...
||REBUT'TING, ppr. Repelling; opposing by argument, countervailing allegation or evidence.
||RECALL', v.t. [re and call.]1. To call back; to take back; as, to recall words or declarations.2. ...
||RECALL'ABLE, a. That may be recalled.Delegates recallable at pleasure.
||RECALL'ED, pp. Called back; revoked.
||RECALL'ING, ppr. Calling back; revoking.
||RECANT', v.t. [L. recanto; re and canto. See Cant.]To retract; to recall; to contradict a former ...
||RECANTA'TION, n. The act of recalling; retraction; a declaration that contradicts a former one.
||RECANT'ED, pp. Recalled; retracted.
||RECANT'ER, n. One that recants.
||RECANT'ING, ppr. Recalling; retracting.
||RECAPAC'ITATE, v.t. [re and capacitate.] To qualify again; to confer capacity on again.
||RECAPAC'ITATED, pp. Capacitated again.
||RECAPAC'ITATING, ppr. Conferring capacity again.
||RECAPIT'ULATE, v.t. [L. capitulum. See Capitulate.]To repeat the principal things mentioned in a ...
||RECAPIT'ULATED, pp. Repeated in a summary.
||RECAPIT'ULATING, ppr. Repeating the principal things in a discourse or argument.
||RECAPITULA'TION, n.1. The act of recapitulating.2. A summary or concise statement or enumeration ...
||RECAPIT'ULATORY, a. Repeating again; containing recapitulation.
||RECAP'TION, n. [L. re and captio; capio, to take.]The act of retaking; reprisal; the retaking of ...
||RECAP'TOR, n. [re and captor.] One who retakes; one that takes a prize which had been previously ...
||RECAP'TURE, n. [re and capture.]1. The act of retaking; particularly, the retaking of a prize or ...
||RECAP'TURED, pp. Retaken.
||RECAP'TURING, ppr. Retaking, as a prize from the captor.
||REC'ARNIFY, v.t. [re and carnify, from L. caro, flesh.]To convert again into flesh. [Not much ...
||RECAR'RIED, pp. Carried back or again.
||RECAR'RY, v.t. [re and carry.] To carry back.
||RECAR'RYING, ppr. Carrying back.
||REC'AST, v.t. [re and cast.]1. To cast again; as, to recast cannon.2. To throw again.3. To mold ...
||REC'ASTING, ppr. Casting again; molding anew.
||RECE'DE, v.i. [L. recedo; re and cedo.]1. To move back; to retreat; to withdraw.Like the hollow ...
||RECE'DED, pp. Ceded back; regranted.
||RECE'DING, ppr. 1. Withdrawing; retreating; moving back.2. Ceding back; regranting.
||RECE'IT, n. rece't. [L. receptus. This word wought to follow the analogy of conceit, deceit, ...
||RECE'IVABLE, a. That may be received.
||RECE'IVABLENESS, n. Capability of being received.
||RECE'IVE, v.t. [L. recipio; re and capio, to take.]1. To take, as a thing offered or sent; to ...
||RECE'IVED, pp. Taken; accepted; admitted; embraced; entertained; believed.
||RECE'IVEDNESS, n. General allowance or belief; as the receivedness of an opinion.
||RECE'IVER, n.1. One who takes or receives in any manner.2. An officer appointed to receive public ...
||RECE'IVING, ppr. Taking; accepting; admitting; embracing; believing; entertaining.
||RECEL'EBRATE, v.t. [re and celebrate.] To celebrate again.
||RECEL'EBRATED, pp. Celebrated anew.
||RECEL'EBRATING, ppr. Celebrating anew.
||RECELEBRA'TION, n. A renewed celebration.
||RE'CENCY, n. [L. recens.] 1. Newness; new state; late origin; as the recency of a wound or ...
||RECENSE, v.t. recens'. [L. recenso; re and censeo.]To review; to revise.
||RECEN'SION, n. [L. recensio.] Review; examination; enumeration.
||RE'CENT, a. [L. recens.]1. New; being of late origin or existence.The ancients believed some ...
||RE'CENTLY, adv. Newly; lately; freshly; not long since; as advices recently received; a torn ...
||RE'CENTNESS, n. Newness; freshness; lateness of origin or occurrence; as the recentness of ...
||RECEP'TACLE, n. [L. receptaculum, from receptus, recipio.]1. A place or vessel into which ...
||RECEPTAC'ULAR, a. In botany, pertaining to the receptacle or growing on it, as the nectary.
||REC'EPTARY, n. Thing received. [Not in use.]
||RECEPTIBIL'ITY, n. The possibility of receiving.
||RECEP'TION, n. [L. receptio.]1. The act of receiving; in a general sense; as the reception of ...
||RECEP'TIVE, a. Having the quality of receiving or admitting what is communicated.Imaginary space ...
||RECEPTIV'ITY, n. The state or quality of being receptive.
||RECEP'TORY, a. Generally or popularly admitted or received. [Not in use.]
||RECESS', n. [L. recessus, from recedo. See Recede.]1. A withdrawing or retiring; a moving back; ...
||RECES'SION, n. [L. recessio.]1. The act of withdrawing, retiring or retreating.2. The act of ...
||RECHANGE, v.t. [re and change.] To change again.
||RECHANGED, pp. Changed again.
||RECHANGING, ppr. Changing again.
||RECH'ARGE, v.t. [re and charge.]1. To charge or accuse in return.2. To attack again; to attack ...
||RECH'ARGED, pp. Accused in return; attacked anew.
||RECH'ARGING, ppr. Accusing in return; attacking anew.
||RECHE'AT, n. Among hunters, a lesson which the huntsman winds on the horn when the hounds have ...
||RECHOOSE, v.t. rechooz'. To choose a second time.
||RECHOSEN, pp. or a. recho'zn. Re-elected; chosen again.
||RECIDIVA'TION, n. [L. recidivus, from recido, to fall back; re and cado, to fall.]A falling back; ...
||RECID'IVOUS, a. [L. recidivus.] Subject to backslide. [Little used.]
||RECIPE, n. res'ipy. [L. imperative of recipio, to take.]A medical prescription; a direction of ...
||RECIP'IENT, n. [L. recipiens, recipio.] 1. A receiver; the person or thing that receives; he or ...
||RECIP'ROCAL, a. [L. reciprocus.]1. Acting in vicissitude or return; alternate.Corruption is ...
||RECIP'ROCALLY, adv. Mutually; interchangeably; in such a manner that each affects the other and is ...
||RECIP'ROCALNESS, n. Mutual return; alternateness.
||RECIP'ROCATE, v.i. [L. reciproco.] To act interchangeably; to alternate.One brawny smith the ...
||RECIP'ROCATED, pp. Mutually given and returned; interchanged.
||RECIP'ROCATING, ppr. Interchanging; each giving or doing to the other the same thing.
||RECIPROCA'TION, n. [L. reciprocatio.]1. Interchange of acts; a mutual giving and returning; as ...
||RECIPROC'ITY, n. Reciprocal obligation or right; equal mutual rights or benefits to be yielded or ...
||RECI'SION, n. s as z. [L. recisio, from recido, to cut off; re and caedo.]The act of cutting off.
||RECI'TAL, n. [from recite.]1. Rehearsal; the repetition of the words of another or of a writing; ...
||RECITA'TION, n. [L. recitatio.]1. Rehearsal; repetition of words.2. In colleges and schools, the ...
||RECIT'ATIVE, a. [See recite.]Reciting; rehearsing; pertaining to musical ...
||RECIT'ATIVELY, adv. In the manner of recitative.
||RECI'TE, v.t. [L. recito; re and cito, to call or name.]1. To rehearse; to repeat the words of ...
||RECI'TED, pp. Rehearsed; told; repeated; narrated.
||RECI'TER, n. One that recites or rehearses; a narrator.
||RECI'TING, ppr. Rehearsing; telling; repeating narrating.
||RECK, v.i. [L. rego. See Rack and Reckon.]To care; to mind; to rate at much; as we say, to reckon ...
||RECK'LESS, a. Careless; heedless; mindless.I made the king reckless, as them diligent.
||RECK'LESSNESS, n. Heedlessness; carelessness; negligence.[These words, formerly disused, have been ...
||RECKON, v.t. rek'n. [L. rego, rectus, whence regnum, regno, Eng. to reign and right.]1. To count; ...
||RECKONED, pp. rek'nd. Counted; numbered; esteemed; reputed; computed; set or assigned to in ...
||RECKONER, n. rek'ner. One who reckons or computes.Reckoners without their host must reckon twice.
||RECK'ONING-BOOK, n. a book in which money received and expended is entered.
||RECKONING, ppr. rek'ning. Counting; computing; esteeming; reputing; stating an account mutually.
||RECLA'IM, v.t. [L. reclama. re and clamo, to call. See Claim.]1. To claim back; to demand to ...
||RECLA'IMABLE, a. That may be reclaimed, reformed or tamed.
||RECLA'IMANT, n. One that opposes, contradicts or remonstrates against.
||RECLA'IMED, pp. Recalled from a vicious life; reformed; tamed; domesticated; recovered.
||RECLA'IMING, ppr. Recalling to a regular course of life; reforming; recovering; taking; demanding.
||RECLAMA'TION, n.1. Recovery.2. Demand; challenge of something to be restored; claim made.
||REC'LINATE, a. [L. reclinatus. See recline.]In botany, reclined, as a leaf; bend downwards, so ...
||RECLINA'TION, n. That act of leaning or reclining.
||RECLI'NE, v.t. [L. reclino; re and clino, to lean.]To lean back; to lean to one side or sideways; ...
||RECLI'NED, pp. Inclined back or sideways.
||RECLI'NING, ppr. Leaning back or sideways; resting; lying.
||RECLO'SE, v.t. s as z. [re and close.] To close or shut again.
||RECLO'SED, pp. Closed again.
||RECLO'SING, ppr. Closing again.
||RECLU'DE, v.t. [L. recludo; re and claudo, cludo.] To open. [Little used.]
||RECLU'SE, a.Shut up; sequestered; retired from the world or from public notice; solitary; as a ...
||RECLU'SELY, adv. In retirement or seclusion from society.
||RECLU'SENESS, n. Retirement; seclusion from society.
||RECLU'SION, n. s as z. A state of retirement from the world; seclusion.
||RECLU'SIVE, a. Affording retirement from society.
||RECOAGULA'TION, n. [re and coagulation.] A second coagulation.
||RECOCT', a. [L. recoctus, recoquo.] New vamped. [Not used.]
||RECOGNITION, n. reconish'on or recognish'on. [L. recognitio.]1. Acknowledgment; formal avowal; ...
||RECOGNITOR, n. recon'itor. One of a jury upon assize.
||RECOGNIZABLE, a. recon'izable. [from recognize.] That may be recognized or acknowledged.
||RECOGNIZANCE, n. recon'izance.1. Acknowledgment of a person or thing; avowal; profession; as the ...
||RECOGNIZE, v.t. rec'onize. [L. recognosco; re and cognosco, to know. The g in these words has ...
||REC'OGNIZED, pp. Acknowledged; recollected as known; bound by recognizance.
||RECOGNIZEE, n. reconizee'. The person to whom a recognizance is made.
||REC'OGNIZING, ppr. Acknowledging; recollecting as known; entering a recognizance.
||RECOGNIZOR, n. reconizor'. One who enters into a recognizance.
||RECOIL', v.i.1. To move or start back; to roll back; as, a cannon recoils when fired; waves recoil ...
||RECOIL'ING, ppr. Starting or falling back; retiring; shrinking.RECOIL'ING, n. The act of starting ...
||RECOIL'INGLY, adv. With starting back or retrocession.
||RECOIN', v.t. [re and coin.] To coin again; as, to recoin gold or silver.
||RECOIN'AGE, n. 1. The act of coining anew.2. That which is coined anew.
||RECOIN'ED, pp. Coined again.
||RECOIN'ING, ppr. Coining anew.
||RECOLLECT', v.t. [re and collect; L. recolligo, recollectus.]1. To collect again; applied to ideas ...
||RECOLLECT'ED, pp. Recalled to the memory.
||RECOLLECT'ING, ppr. Recovering to the memory.
||RECOLLEC'TION, n. 1. The act of recalling to the memory, as ideas that have escaped; or the ...
||RECOLLECT'IVE, a. Having the power of recollecting.
||REC'OLLET, n. A monk of a reformed order of Franciscans.
||RECOMBINA'TION, n. Combination a second time.
||RECOMBI'NE, v.t. [re and combine.] To combine again.If we recombine these two elastic fluids.
||RECOMBI'NED, pp. Combined anew.
||RECOMBI'NING, ppr. Combining again.
||RECOMFORT, v.t. [re and comfort.]1. To comfort again; to console anew.2. To give new strength.
||RECOMFORTED, pp. Comforted again.
||RECOMFORTING, ppr. Comforting again.
||RECOMFORTLESS, a. Without comfort. [Not used.]
||RECOMMENCE, v.t. recommens'. [re and commence.] To commence again; to begin anew.
||RECOMMEN'CED, pp. Commenced anew.
||RECOMMEN'CING, ppr. Beginning again.
||RECOMMEND', v.t. [re and commend.]1. To praise to another; to offer or commend to another's ...
||RECOMMEND'ABLE, a. That may be recommended; worthy of recommendation or praise.
||RECOMMENDA'TION, n. 1. The act of recommending or of commending; the act of representing in a ...
||RECOMMEND'ATORY, a. That commends to another; that recommends.
||RECOMMEND'ED, pp. Praised; commended to another.
||RECOMMEND'ER, n. One who commends.
||RECOMMEND'ING, ppr. Praising to another; commending.
||RECOMMIS'SION, v.t. [re and commission.] To commission again.Officers whose time of service had ...
||RECOMMIS'SIONED, pp. Commissioned again.
||RECOMMIS'SIONING, ppr. Commissioning again.
||RECOMMIT', v.t. [re and commit.]1. To commit again; as, to recommit persons to prison.2. To ...
||RECOMMIT'MENT, n. A second or renewed commitment; a renewed reference to a committee.
||RECOMMIT'TED, pp. Committed anew; referred again.
||RECOMMIT'TING, ppr. Committing again; referring again to a committee.
||RECOMMU'NICATE, v.i. [re and communicate.] To communicate again.
||RECOMPACT', v.t. [re and compact.] To join anew.Repair and recompact my scatter'd body.
||RECOMPENSA'TION, n. Recompense. [Not used.]
||REC'OMPENSE, v.t.1. To compensate; to make return of an equivalent for any thing given, done or ...
||REC'OMPENSED, pp. Rewarded; requited.
||REC'OMPENSING, ppr. Rewarding; compensating; requiting.
||RECOMPI'LEMENT, n. [re and compilement.] New compilation or digest; as a recompilement of laws.
||RECOMPO'SE, v.t. s as z. [re and compose.]1. To quiet anew; to compose or tranquilize that which ...
||RECOMPO'SED, pp. Quieted again after agitation; formed anew; composed a second time.
||RECOMPO'SING, ppr. Rendering tranquil after agitation; forming or adjusting anew.
||RECOMPOSI'TION, n. Composition renewed.
||RECONCI'LABLE, a. 1. Capable of being reconciled; capable of renewed friendship. The parties are ...
||RECONCI'LABLENESS, n.1. The quality of being reconcilable; consistency; as the reconcilableness of ...
||RECONCI'LE, v.t. [L. reconcilio; re and concilio; con and calo, to call, Gr. The literal sense ...
||RECONCI'LED, pp. Brought into friendship from a state of disagreement or enmity; made consistent; ...
||RECONCI'LEMENT, n.1. Reconciliation; renewal of friendship. Animosities sometimes make ...
||RECONCI'LER, n.1. One who reconciles; one who brings parties at variance into renewed ...
||RECONCILIA'TION, n. [L. reconciliatio.]1. The act of reconciling parties at variance; renewal of ...
||RECONCIL'IATORY, a. Able or tending to reconcile.
||RECONCI'LING, ppr. Bringing into favor and friendship after variance; bringing to content or ...
||RECONDENSA'TION, n. The act of recondensing.
||RECONDENSE, v.t. recondens'. [re and condense.] To condense again.
||RECONDENS'ED, pp. Condensed anew.
||RECONDENS'ING, ppr. Condensing again.
||REC'ONDITE, a. [L. reconditus, recondo; re and condo to conceal.]1. Secret; hidden from the view ...
||RECOND'ITORY, n. [supra.] A repository; a store-house or magazine. [Little used.]
||RECONDUCT', v.t [re and conduct.] To conduct back or again.
||RECONDUCT'ED, pp. Conducted back or again.
||RECONDUCT'ING, ppr. Conducting back or again.
||RECONFIRM', v.t. [re and confirm.] To confirm anew.
||RECONJOIN', v.t. [re and conjoin.] To join or conjoin anew.
||RECONJOIN'ED, pp. Joined again.
||RECONJOIN'ING, ppr. Joining anew.
||RECONNOIT'ER, v.t.To view; to survey; to examine by the eye; particularly in military affairs, to ...
||RECONNOIT'ERED, pp. Viewed; examined by personal observation.
||RECONNOIT'ERING, ppr. Viewing; examining by personal observation.
||RECONQUER, v.t. recon'ker. [re and conquer.]1. To conquer again; to recover by conquest.2. To ...
||RECON'QUERED, pp. Conquered again; regained.
||RECON'QUERING, ppr. Conquering again; recovering.
||RECON'SECRATE, v.t. [re and consecrate.] To consecrate anew.
||RECONSECRATED, pp. Consecrated again.
||RECON'SECRATING, ppr. Consecrating again.
||RECONSECRA'TION, n. A renewed consecration.
||RECONSID'ER, v.t. [re and consider.]1. To consider again; to turn in the mind again; to review.2. ...
||RECONSIDERA'TION, n. 1. A renewed consideration or review in the mind.2. A second consideration; ...
||RECONSID'ERED, pp. Considered again; rescinded.
||RECONSID'ERING, ppr. Considering again; rescinding.
||RECON'SOLATE, v.t. To console or comfort again. [Not in use.]
||RECONVE'NE, v.t. [re and convene.] To convene or call together again.RECONVE'NE, v.i. To ...
||RECONVE'NED, pp. Assembled anew.
||RECONVE'NING, ppr. Assembling anew.
||RECONVER'SION, n. [re and conversion.] A second conversion.
||RECONVERT', v.t. [re and convert.] To convert again.
||RECONVERT'ED, pp. Converted again.
||RECONVERT'ING, ppr. Converting again.
||RECONVEY, v.t. [re and convey.]1. To convey back or to its former place; as, to reconvey goods.2. ...
||RECONVEYED, pp. Conveyed back; transferred to a former owner.
||RECONVEYING, ppr. Conveying back; transferring to a former owner.
||RECORD', v.t. [L. recorder, to call to mind, to remember, from re and cor, cordis, the heart or ...
||RECORDA'TION, n. [L. recordatio.] Remembrance. [Not in use.]
||RECORD'ED, pp. Registered; officially entered in a book or on parchment; imprinted on the memory.
||RECORD'ER, n.1. A person whose official duty is to register writings or transactions; one who ...
||RECORD'ING, ppr. Registering; enrolling; imprinting on the memory.
||RECOUCH', v.i. [re and couch.] To retire again to a lodge, as lions.
||RECOUNT', v.t. [re and count.]To relate in detail; to recite; to tell or narrate the particulars; ...
||RECOUNT'ED, pp. Related or told in detail; recited.
||RECOUNT'ING, ppr. Relating in a series; narrating.
||RECOUNT'MENT, n. Relation in detail; recital. [Little used.]
||RECOURED, for recovered or recured. [Not used.]
||RECOURSE, n. [L. recursus; re and cursus, curro, to run.] Literally, a running back; a return.1. ...
||RECOURSEFUL, a. Moving alternately. [Not in use.]
||RECOVER, v.t. [L. recupero; re and capio, to take.]1. To regain; to get or obtain that which was ...
||RECOVERABLE, a. 1. That may be regained or recovered. Goods lost or sunk in the ocean are not ...
||RECOVERED, pp. Regained; restored obtained by judicial decision.
||RECOVEREE', n. In law, the tenant or person against whom a judgment is obtained in common ...
||RECOVERING, ppr. Regaining; obtaining in return or by judgment in law; regaining health.
||RECOVEROR, n. In law, the demandant or person who obtains a judgment in his favor in common ...
||RECOVERY, n.1. The act of regaining, retaking or obtaining possession of anything lost. The ...
||REC'REANT, a. [See Craven.]1. Crying for mercy, as a combatant in the trial by battle; yielding; ...
||REC'REATE, v.t. [L. recero; re and creo, to create.]1. To refresh after toil; to reanimate, as ...
||REC'REATED, pp. Refreshed; diverted; amused; gratified.
||REC'REATING, ppr. Refreshing after toil; reanimating the spirits or strength; diverting; amusing.
||RECREA'TION, n.1. Refreshment of the strength and spirits after toil; amusement; diversion.2. ...
||REC'REATIVE, a. Refreshing; giving new vigor or animation; giving relief after labor or pain; ...
||REC'REATIVELY, adv. With recreation or diversion.
||REC'REATIVENESS, n. The quality of being refreshing or diverting.
||REC'REMENT, n. [L. recrementum; probably re and cerno, to secrete.]Superfluous matter separated ...
||RECREMENTI'TIOUS, a. Drossy; consisting of superfluous matter separated from that which is ...
||RECRIM'INATE, v.i. [L. re and criminor, to accuse.]1. To return one accusation with another.It is ...
||RECRIM'INATING, ppr. Returning one accusation with another.
||RECRIMINA'TION, n.1. The return of one accusation with another.2. In law, an accusation brought ...
||RECRIM'INATOR, n. He that accuses the accuser of a like crime.
||RECRIM'INATORY, a. Retorting accusation.
||RECROSS', v.t. To cross a second time.
||RECROSS'ED, pp. Crossed a second time.
||RECROSS'ING, ppr. Crossing a second time.
||RECRUDES'CENCY, n. [from L. recrudescens; re and crudesco, to grow raw; crudus, raw.]The state of ...
||RECRUDES'CENT, a. Growing raw, sore or painful again.
||RECRUIT, v.t. [L. cresco.]1. To repair by fresh supplies any thing wasted. We say, food recruits ...
||RECRUITED, pp. Furnished with new supplies of what is wasted.
||RECRUITING, ppr. Furnishing with fresh supplies; raising new soldiers for an army.RECRUITING, n. ...
||RECRUITMENT, n. The act or business of raising new supplies of men for an army.
||RECRYS'TALIZE, v.i. To crystalize a second time.
||RECT'ANGLE, n. [L. rectangulus; rectus, right, and angulus, angle.]1. A right angled ...
||RECT'ANGLED, a. Having right angles, or angles of ninety degrees.
||RECTAN'GULAR, a. Right angled; having angles of ninety degrees.
||RECTAN'GULARLY, adv. with or at right angles.
||RECTIFIABLE, a. [from rectify.] that may be rectified; capable of being corrected or set right; ...
||RECTIFICA'TION, n.1. The act or operation of correcting, amending or setting right that which is ...
||REC'TIFIED, pp. Corrected; set or made right; refined by repeated distiliation or sublimation.
||REC'TIFIER, n.1. One that corrects or amends.2. One who refines a substance by repeated ...
||REC'TIFY, v.t. [L. rectus, right, and facio, to make.]1. To make right; to correct that which is ...
||REC'TIFYING, ppr. Correcting; amending; refining by repeated distiliation or sublimation.
||RECTILIN'EAR, a. [L. rectus, right, and linea, line.]Right lined; consisting of a right line or of ...
||RECTILIN'EOUS, a. Rectilinear. Obs.
||REC'TITUDE, n. [L. rectus, right, straight.]In morality, rightness of principle or practice; ...
||REC'TOR, n. [L. rector, from rego, rectum, to rule.]1. A ruler or governor.God is the supreme ...
||RECTO'RIAL, a. Pertaining to a rector.
||REC'TORSHIP, n. The office or rank of a rector.
||REC'TORY, n.1. A parish church, parsonage or spiritual living, with all its rights, tithes and ...
||REC'TRIX, n. [L. rectrix.] A governess.
||REC'TUM, n. [L.] In anatomy, the third and last of the large intestines.
||RECUBA'TION, n. [L. recubo; re and cubo, to lie down.]The act of lying or leaning. [Little used.]
||RECU'LE, v.i. To recoil. [Not used. See Recoil.]
||RECUMB', v.i. [L. recumbo; re and cumbo, to lie down.] To lean; to recline; to repose.
||RECUMB'ENCE, n. [from L. recumbens.] The act of reposing or resting in confidence.
||RECUMB'ENCY, n. 1. The posture of leaning, reclining or lying.2. Rest; repose; idle state.
||RECUMB'ENT, a. [L. recumbens.]1. Leaning; reclining; as the recumbent posture of the Romans at ...
||RECUPERA'TION, n. [L. recuperatio.] Recovery, as of any thing lost.
||RECU'PERATORY, a. Tending to recovery; pertaining to recovery.
||RECUR', v.i. [L. recurro; re and curro, to run.]1. To return to the thought or mind.When any word ...
||RECU'RE, v.t. [re and cure.] To cure; to recover. [Not in use.]RECU'RE, n. Cure; recovery. ...
||RECU'RELESS, a. Incapable of cure or remedy. [Not in use.]
||RECUR'RENCY, n. [See Recur.] 1. Return; as the recurrence of error.2. Resort; the having ...
||RECUR'RENT, a. [L. recurrens.1. Returning from time to time; as recurrent pains of a disease.2. ...
||RECUR'SION, n. [L. recursus, recurro; re and curro, to run.] Return. [Little used.]
||RECURV'ATE, v.t. [L. recurro; re and curvo, to bend.] To bend back.RECURV'ATE, a. 1. In botany, ...
||RECURVE, v.t. recurv'. [L. recurvo, supra.] To bend back.
||RECURV'ED, pp. Bent back or downwards; as a recurved leaf.
||RECURV'IROSTER, n. [L. recurvus, bent back, and rostrum, a beak.]A fowl whose beak or bill bends ...
||RECURV'ITY, n. A bending or flexure backwards.
||RECURV'OUS, a. [L. recurvus.] Bent backwards.
||RECU'SANCY, n. Non-conformity. [See Recusant.]
||RECU'SANT, a. s as z. [L. recusans, recuso, to refuse; re and the root of causa, signifying to ...
||RECUSA'TION, n. [L. recusatio.]1. Refusal.2. In law, the act of refusing a judge, or challenging ...
||RECU'SE, v.t. s as z. [L. recuso.] To refuse or reject, as a judge; to challenge that the judge ...
||RED'-BERRIED, a. Having or bearing red berries; as red-berried shrub cassia.
||RED-BIRD, n. The popular name of several birds in the United States, as the Tanagra aestiva or ...
||RED-CHALK, n. A kind of clay ironstone; reddle.
||RED'-HOT, n. Red with heat; heated to redness; as red-hot iron; red-hot balls.
||RED'-LED, n. red-led. [red and lead.] Minium, or red oxyd of lead, composed of 88 parts of lead ...
||RED, a. [Gr red, and a rose, from its color. Heb. to descend, to bring down. L. gradior, also to ...
||REDACT', v.t. [L. redactus, redigo; red, re, and ago.]To force; to reduce to form. [Not used.]
||RED'AN, n. [written sometimes redent and redens; said to be contracted from L. recedens. ...
||RED'ARGUE, v.t. [L. redarguo; red, re, and arguo.] To refute. [Not in use.]
||REDARGU'TION, n. [supra.] Refutation; conviction. [Not in use.]
||RED'BREAST, n. A bird so called from the color of its breast, a species of Motacilla. In America, ...
||RED'BUD, n. A plant or tree of the genus Cercis.
||REDDEN, v.t. red'n. [from red.] To make red.REDDEN, v.i. red'n. 1. To grow or become red.- The ...
||REDDEND'UM, n. In law, the clause by which rent is reserved in a lease.
||RED'DISH, a. Somewhat red; moderately red. Lev. 13.
||RED'DISHNESS, n. Redness in a moderate degree.
||REDDI'TION, n. [L. reddo, to return.] 1. A returning of any thing; restitution; surrender.2. ...
||RED'DITIVE, a. [L. redditivus, from reddo.]Returning; answering to an interrogative; a term of ...
||RED'DLE, n. [from red.] Red chalk, commonly used as a pigment. It is a mineral of a florid ...
||REDE, n. Counsel; advice. Obs.REDE, v.t. To counsel or advise. Obs.
||REDEE'M, v.t. [L. redimo; red, re, and emo, to obtain or purchase.]1. To purchase back; to ...
||REDEE'MABLE, a.1. That may be redeemed; capable of redemption.2. That may be purchased or paid ...
||REDEE'MABLENESS, n. The state of being redeemable.
||REDEE'MED, pp. Ransomed; delivered from bondage, distress, penalty, liability, or from the ...
||REDEE'MER, n.1. One who redeems or ransoms.2. The Savior of the world, JESUS CHRIST.
||REDEE'MING, ppr. Ransoming; procuring deliverance from captivity, capture, bondage, sin, distress ...
||REDELIB'ERATE, v.i. [re and deliberate.] To deliberate again.REDELIB'ERATE, v.t. To reconsider. ...
||REDELIV'ER, v.t. [re and deliver.]1. To deliver back.2. To deliver again; to liberate a second ...
||REDELIV'ERANCE, n. A second deliverance.
||REDELIV'ERED, pp. Delivered back; liberated again.
||REDELIV'ERING, ppr. Delivering back; liberating again.
||REDELIV'ERY, n. The act of delivering back; also, a second delivery or liberation.
||REDEM'AND, v.t. [re and demand.]To demand back; to demand again.REDEM'AND, n. A demanding back ...
||REDEM'ANDABLE, a. That may be demanded back.
||REDEM'ANDED, pp. Demanded back or again.
||REDEM'ANDING, ppr. Demanding back or again.
||REDEMI'SE, v.t. s as z. [re and demise.] To convey or transfer back, as an estate in fee simple, ...
||REDEMI'SED, pp. Reconveyed, as an estate.
||REDEMI'SING, ppr. Reconveying.
||REDEMP'TION, n. [L. redemptio. See Redeem.]1. Repurchase of captured goods or prisoners; the act ...
||REDEMP'TIONER, n. One who redeems himself, or purchases his release from debt or obligation to the ...
||REDEMP'TORY, a. Paid for ransom; as Hector's redemptory price.
||REDENT'ED, a. Formed like the teeth of a saw; indented.
||REDESCEND', v.i. [re and descent.] To descend again.
||REDESCEND'ING, ppr. Descending again.
||RED'EYE, n. [red and eye.] A fish of a red color, particularly the iris.
||RED'GUM, n. A disease of new born infants; an eruption of red pimples in early infancy.
||RED'IENT, a. [L. rediens, redeo, to return.] Returning.
||REDIGEST', v.t. To digest or reduce to form a second time.
||REDIGEST'ED, pp. Digested again.
||REDIGEST'ING, ppr. Digesting a second time; reducing again to order.
||REDIN'TEGRATE, v.t. [L. redintegro; red, re, and integro, from integer, whole.]To make whole ...
||REDIN'TEGRATED, pp. Renewed; restored to entireness.
||REDIN'TEGRATING, ppr. Restoring to a perfect state.
||REDINTEGRA'TION, n.1. Renovation; restoration to a whole or sound state.2. In chimistry, the ...
||REDISBURSE, v.t. redisburs'. [re and disburse.] To repay or refund.
||REDISPOSE, v.t. s as z. [re and dispose.] To dispose or adjust again.
||REDISPO'SED, pp. Disposed anew.
||REDISPO'SING, ppr. Disposing or adjusting anew.
||REDISSE'IZIN, n. [re and disseizin.] In law, a writ of redisseizin, is a writ to recover seizin ...
||REDISSE'IZOR, n. [re and disseizor.] A person who disseizes lands or tenements a second time, or ...
||REDISSOLVE, v.t. redizolv'. [re and dissolve.] To dissolve again.
||REDISSOLV'ED, pp. Dissolved a second time.
||REDISSOLV'ING, ppr. Dissolving again.
||REDISTRIB'UTE, v.t. [re and distribute.] To distribute again; to deal back again.
||REDISTRIB'UTED, pp. Distributed again or back.
||REDISTRIB'UTING, pp. Distributing again or back.
||REDISTRIBU'TION, n. A dealing back, or a second distribution.
||RED'LY, adv. With redness.
||RED'NESS, n. [See Red.] The quality of being red; red color.
||RED'OLENCY, n. [from redolent.] Sweet scent.
||RED'OLENT, a. [L. redolens, redoleo; red, re, and oleo, to smell.]Having or diffusing a sweet ...
||REDOUBLE, v.t. redub'l. [re and double.]1. To repeat in return.2. To repeat often; as, to ...
||REDOUBLED, pp. redub'ld. Repeated in return; repeated over and over; increased by repeated or ...
||REDOUBLING, ppr. redub'ling. Repeating in return; repeating again and again; increasing by ...
||REDOUND, v.i. [L. redundo; red, re, and undo, to rise or swell, as waves.]1. To be sent, rolled ...
||REDOUND'ING, ppr. Conducing; contributing; resulting.
||REDOUT', n. [L. reductus, reduco, to bring back; literally a retreat. The usual orthography, ...
||REDOUT'ABLE, a.Formidable; that is to be dreaded; terrible to foes; as a redoubtable hero. Hence ...
||REDOUT'ED, a. Formidable. [Not in use.]
||RED'POLE, n. A bird with a red head or poll, of the genus Fringilla.
||REDR'AFT, v.t. [re and draft.] To draw or draft anew.REDR'AFT, n.1. A second draft or copy.2. ...
||REDR'AFTED, pp. Drafted again; transcribed into a new copy.
||REDR'AFTING, ppr. Redrawing; drafting or transcribing again.
||REDRAW', v.t. [re and draw.]1. To draw again. In commerce, to draw a new bill of exchange, as ...
||REDRESS', v.t.1. To set right; to amend.In yonder spring of roses, find what to redress till ...
||REDRESS'ED, pp. Remedied; set right; relieved; indemnified.
||REDRESS'ER, n. One who gives redress.
||REDRESS'ING, ppr. Setting right; relieving; indemnifying.
||REDRESS'IVE, a. Affording relief.
||REDRESS'LESS, a. Without amendment; without relief.
||REDSE'AR, v.i. [red and sear.] To break or crack when too hot, as iron under the hammer; a term ...
||RED'SHANK, n.1. A bird of the genus Scolopax.2. A contemptuous appellation for bare legged ...
||RED'SHORT, a. [red and short.] Brittle, or breaking short when red hot, as a metal; a term of ...
||RED'STREAK, n. [red and streak.] 1. A sort of apple, so called from its red streaks.2. Cider ...
||RED'TAIL, n. [red and start.] A bird of the genus Motacilla.
||REDU'CE, v.t. [L. reduco; re and duco, to lead or bring.]1. Literally, to bring back; as, to ...
||REDU'CED, pp. Brought back; brought to a former state; brought into any state or condition; ...
||REDU'CEMENT, n. The act of bringing back; the act of diminishing; the act of subduing; ...
||REDU'CER, n. One that reduces.
||REDU'CIBLE, a. That may be reduced.All the parts of painting are reducible into these mentioned by ...
||REDU'CIBLENESS, n. The quality of being reducible.
||REDU'CING, ppr. Bringing back; bringing to a former state, or to a different state or form; ...
||REDUCT', v.t. [L. reductus, reduco.] To reduce. [Not in use.]REDUCT', n. In building, a little ...
||REDUC'TION, n. [L. reductio.]1. The act of reducing, or state of being reduced; as the reduction ...
||REDUC'TIVE, a. Having the power of reducing.REDUC'TIVE, n. That which has the power of reducing.
||REDUC'TIVELY, adv. By reduction; by consequence.
||REDUND'ANCY, n. [L. redundantia, red-undo. See Redound.]1. Excess or superfluous quantity; ...
||REDUND'ANT, a. 1. Superfluous; exceeding what is natural or necessary; superabundant; exuberant; ...
||REDUND'ANTLY, adv. With superfluity or excess; superfluously; superabundantly.
||REDU'PLICATE, v.t. [L. reduplico; re and duplico. See Duplicate.] To double.
||REDUPLICA'TION, n. The act of doubling.
||REDU'PLICATIVE, a. Double.
||RED'WING, n. [red and wing.] A bird of the Turdus.
||REECH'Y, a. [a mis-spelling of reeky. See Reek.]Tarnished with smoke; sooty; foul; as a reechy ...
||REED, n.1. The common name of many aquatic plants; most of them large grasses, with hollow jointed ...
||REE'DED, a.1. Covered with reeds.2. Formed with channels and ridges like reeds.
||REEDEN, a. ree'dn. Consisting of a reed or reeds' as reeden pipes.
||REE'DGRASS, n. A plant, bur-reed, of the genus Sparganium.
||REE'DLESS, a. Destitute of reeds; as reedless banks.
||REE'DMACE, n. A plant of the genus Typha.
||REE'DY, a. Abounding with reeds; as a reedy pool.
||REE'F-BANK, n. A piece of canvas sewed across a sail, to strengthen it in the part where the ...
||REE'F-LINE, n. A small rope formerly used to reef the courses by being passed through the holes of ...
||REE'F-TACKLE, n. A tackle upon deck, communicating with its pendant, and passing through a block ...
||REEF, n. A certain portion of a sail between the top or bottom and a row of eyelet holes, which is ...
||REE'FED, pp. Having a portion of the top or bottom folded and made fast to the yard.
||REE'FING, ppr. Folding and making fast to the yard, as a portion of a sail.
||REEK, n.1. Vapor; steam.2. A rick, which see.REEK, v.i. [L. fragro. The primary sense is to ...
||REE'KING, ppr. Steaming; emitting vapor.
||REE'KY, a. Smoky; soiled with smoke or steam; foul.
||REEL, n. [See Reel, to stagger.]1. A frame or machine turning on an axis, and on which yarn is ...
||RE'ERMOUSE, n. A rearmouse; a bat.
||REEVE, n. A steward. Obs.REEVE, n. A bird, the female of the ruff.REEVE, v.t. In seamen's ...
||REFECT', v.t. [L. refectus, reficio; re and facio, to make.]To refresh; to restore after hunger or ...
||REFEC'TION, n. [L. refectio.]1. Refreshment after hunger or fatigue.2. A spare meal or repast.
||REFECT'IVE, a. Refreshing; restoring.REFECT'IVE, n. That which refreshes.
||REFECT'ORY, n. A room of refreshment; properly, a hall or apartment in convents and monasteries, ...
||REFEL', v.t. [L. refello.] To refute; to disprove; to repress; as, to refel the tricks of a ...
||REFER', v.t. [L. refero; re and fero, to bear.]1. To direct, leave or deliver over to another ...
||REF'ERABLE, a.1. That may be referred; capable of being considered in relation to something ...
||REFEREE', n. One to whom a thing is referred; particularly, a person appointed by a court to hear, ...
||REF'ERENCE, n.1. A sending, dismission or direction to another for information.2. Relation; ...
||REFEREND'ARY, n. 1. One to whose decision a cause is referred. [Not in use.]2. An officer who ...
||REFER'MENT, n. Reference for decision. [Not used.]
||REFER'RED, pp. Dismissed or directed to another; assigned, as to a class, order or cause; assigned ...
||REFER'RIBLE, a. That may be referred; referable.
||REFER'RING, ppr. Dismissing or directing to another for information; alluding; assigning, as to a ...
||REFI'NE, v.t.1. To purify; in a general sense; applied to liquors, to depurate; to defecate; to ...
||REFI'NED, pp. Purified; separated from extraneous matter; assayed, as metals; clarified, as ...
||REFI'NEDLY, adv. With affected nicety or elegance.
||REFI'NEDNESS, n. State of being refined; purity; refinement; also, affected purity.
||REFI'NEMENT, n.1. The act of purifying by separating from a substance all extraneous matter; a ...
||REFI'NER, n.1. One that refines metals or other things.2. An improver in purity and elegance; as ...
||REFI'NERY, n. The place and apparatus for refining metals.
||REFI'NING, ppr. Purifying; separating from alloy or any extraneous matter; polishing; improving in ...
||REFIT', v.t. [re and fit.] To fit or prepare again; to repair; to restore after damage or decay; ...
||REFIT'TED, pp. Prepared again; repaired.
||REFIT'TING, ppr. Repairing after damage or decay.
||REFLECT', v.t. [L. reflecto; re and flecto, to bend.]To throw back; to return. In the rainbow, ...
||REFLECT'ED, pp. Thrown back; returned; as reflected light.
||REFLECT'ENT, a. Bending or flying back; as the ray descendent, and ray reflectent.
||REFLECT'IBLE, a. That may be reflected or thrown back.
||REFLECT'ING, ppr.1. Throwing back.2. Turning back, as thoughts upon themselves or upon past ...
||REFLECT'INGLY, adv. With reflection; with censure.
||REFLEC'TION, n. [from reflect.]1. The act of throwing back; as the reflection of light or colors. ...
||REFLECT'IVE, a.1. Throwing back images; as a reflective mirror.In the reflective stream the ...
||REFLECT'OR, n.1. One who reflects or considers.2. That which reflects.
||RE'FLEX, a. [L. reflexus.]1. Directed back; as a reflex act of the soul, the turning of the ...
||REFLEXIBIL'ITY, n. The quality of being reflexible or capable of being reflected; as the ...
||REFLEX'IBLE, a. Capable of being reflected or thrown back.The light of the sun consists of rays ...
||REFLEX'ION. [See Reflection.]
||REFLEX'ITY, n. Capacity of being reflected.
||REFLEX'IVE, a. Having respect to something past.Assurance reflexive cannot be a divine faith.
||REFLEX'IVELY, adv. In a direction backward.
||RE'FLOAT, n. [re and float.] Reflux; ebb; a flowing back. [Little used.]
||REFLORES'CENCE, n. [re and florescence.] A blossoming anew.
||REFLOURISH, v.i. reflur'ish. [re and flourish.] To flourish anew.
||REFLOUR'ISHING, ppr. Flourishing again.
||REFLOW, v.i. [re and flow.] To flow back; to ebb.
||REFLOWING, ppr. Flowing backing; ebbing.
||REFLUCTUA'TION, n. A flowing back.
||REF'LUENCY, n. [from refluent.] A flowing back.
||REF'LUENT, a. [L. refluens; re and fluo.]1. Flowing back; ebbing; as the refluent tide.2. ...
||RE'FLUX, n. [L. refluxus.] A flowing back; the returning of a fluid; as the flux and reflux of ...
||REFO'CILLATE, v.t. [L. refocillo; re and the root of focus.] To refresh; to revive; to give new ...
||REFOCILLA'TION, n. The act of refreshing or giving new vigor; restoration of strength by ...
||REFOMENT', v.t. [re and foment.]1. To foment anew; to warm or cherish again.2. To excite anew.
||REFOMENT'ED, pp. Fomented or incited anew.
||REFOMENT'ING, ppr. Fomenting anew; exciting again.
||REFORM', v.t. [L. reformo; re and formo, to form.]1. To change from worse to better; to amend; to ...
||REF'ORMATION, n.1. The act of reforming; correction or amendment of life, manners, or of any thing ...
||REFORM'ED, pp. Corrected; amended; restored to a good state; as a reformed profligate; the ...
||REFORM'ER, n.1. One who effects a reformation or amendment; as a reformer of manners or of ...
||REFORM'ING, ppr. Correcting what is wrong; amending; restoring to a good state.
||REFORM'IST, n. 1. One who is of the reformed religion.2. One who proposes or favors a political ...
||REFORTIFICA'TION, n. A fortifying a second time.
||REFOR'TIFY, v.t. [re and fortify.] To fortify anew.
||REFOS'SION, n. The act of digging up.
||REFOUND', v.t. [re and found.] To found or cast anew.
||REFRACT', v.t. [L. refractus, refringo; re and frango, to break.]To break the natural course of ...
||REFRACTA'RIAS, n. A mineral.
||REFRACT'ED, pp. 1. Turned from a direct course, as rays of light.2. a. In botany, bent back at ...
||REFRACT'ING, ppr.1. Turning from a direct course.2. a. That turns rays from a direct course; as ...
||REFRAC'TION, n. The deviation of a moving body, chiefly rays of light, from a direct course. This ...
||REFRACT'IVE, a. That refracts or has power to refract or turn from a direct course; as refractive ...
||REFRACT'ORINESS, n. [from refractory.] Perverse or sullen obstinacy in opposition or ...
||REFRACT'ORY, a. [L. refractarius, from refragor, to resist; re and fragor, from frango.]1. Sullen ...
||REFRA'GABLE, a. [L. refragor; re and frango.]That may be refuted that is, broken.
||REFRA'IN, v.t. [L. refaeno; re and fraeno, to curb; fraenum, a rein. See Rein.]To hold back; to ...
||REFRA'INED, pp. Held back; restrained.
||REFRA'INING, ppr. Holding back; forbearing.
||REFRA'ME, v.t. [re and frame.] To frame again.
||REFRANGIBIL'ITY, n. [from refrangible.]The disposition of rays of light to be refracted or turned ...
||REFRAN'GIBLE, a. [L. re and frango, to break.]Capable of being refracted or turned out of a direct ...
||REFRENA'TION, n. [See refrain.] The act of restraining. [Not used.]
||REFRESH', v.t. [See Fresh.]1. To cool; to allay heat.A dew coming after a heat refresheth.2. To ...
||REFRESH'ED, pp. Cooled; invigorated; revived; cheered.
||REFRESH'ER, n. He or that which refreshes, revives or invigorates.
||REFRESH'ING, ppr. or a. Cooling; invigorating; reviving; reanimating.REFRESH'ING, n. Refreshment; ...
||REFRESH'MENT, n.1. Act of refreshing; or new strength or vigor received after fatigue; relief ...
||REFRET', n. The burden of a song.
||REFRIG'ERANT, a. [See Refrigerate.]Cooling; allaying heat.REFRIG'ERANT, n. Among physicians, a ...
||REFRIG'ERATE, v.t. [L. refrigero; re and frigus, cold.] To cool; to allay the heat of; to ...
||REFRIG'ERATED, pp. Cooled.
||REFRIG'ERATING, ppr. Allaying heat; cooling.
||REFRIGERA'TION, n. The act of cooling; the abatement of heat; state of being cooled.
||REFRIG'ERATIVE, a. Cooling.REFRIG'ERATIVE, n. A remedy that allays heat.
||REFRIG'ERATORY, a. Cooling; mitigating heat.REFRIG'ERATORY, n. 1. In distillation, a vessel ...
||REFRIGE'RIUM, n. [L.] Cooling refreshment; refrigeration. [Not in use.]
||REFT, pp. of reave.1. Deprived; bereft. [Not in use.]2. pret. of reave. Took away. [Not in ...
||REF'UGE, n. [L. refugium, refugio; re and fugio, to flee.]1. Shelter or protection from danger or ...
||REFUGEE', n. 1. One who flies to a shelter or place of safety.2. One who, in times of ...
||REFUL'GENCY, n. [L. refulgens, refulgeo; re and fulgeo, to shine.] A flood of light; splendor.
||REFUL'GENT, a. Casting a bright light; shining; splendid; as refulgent beams; refulgent light; ...
||REFUL'GENTLY, adv. With a flood of light; with great brightness.
||REFUND', v.t. [L. refundo; re and fundo, to pour.]1. To pour back.Were the humors of the eye ...
||REFUND'ED, pp. Poured back; repaid.
||REFUND'ING, ppr. Pouring back; returning by payment or compensation.
||REFU'SABLE, a. s as z. [from refuse.] That may be refused.
||REFU'SAL, n. s as z.1. The act of refusing; denial of any thing demanded, solicited or offered ...
||REFU'SE, v.t. s as z. [L. recuso; re and the root of causor, to accuse; causa, cause. The primary ...
||REFU'SED, pp. Denied; rejected; not accepted.
||REFU'SER, n. One that refuses or rejects.
||REFU'SING, ppr. Denying; declining to accept; rejecting.
||REFU'TABLE, a. [from refute.] That may be refuted or disproved; that may be proved false or ...
||REFU'TAL, n. Refutation. [Not used.]
||REFUTA'TION, n. [L. refutatio. See Refute.]The act or process of refuting or disproving; the act ...
||REFU'TE, v.t. [L. refuto; re and futo, Obs. The primary sense of futo, is to drive or thrust, to ...
||REFU'TED, pp. Disproved; proved to be false or erroneous.
||REFU'TER, n. One that refutes.
||REFU'TING, ppr. Proving to be false or erroneous; confuting.
||REGA'IN, v.t. [re and gain.]To gain anew; to recover what has escaped or been lost.
||REGA'INED, pp. Recovered; gained anew.
||REGA'INING, ppr. Gaining anew; recovering.
||RE'GAL, a. [L. regalis, from rex, L. rectus. See Reck and Reckon.]Pertaining to a king; kingly; ...
||REGA'LE, n. The prerogative of monarchy.REGA'LE, n. [See the verb, below.] A magnificent ...
||REGA'LED, pp. Refreshed; entertained; gratified.
||REGA'LEMENT, n. Refreshment; entertainment; gratification.
||REGA'LIA, n. [L. from rex, king.] 1. Ensigns of royalty; the apparatus of a coronation; as the ...
||REGA'LING, ppr. Refreshing; entertaining; gratifying.
||REGAL'ITY, n. [from L. regalis.] Royalty; sovereignty; kingship.He came partly in by the sword ...
||RE'GALLY, adv. In a royal manner.
||REG'ARD, v.t.1. To look towards; to point or be directed.It is a peninsula which regardeth the ...
||REG'ARDABLE, a. Observable; worthy of notice.
||REG'ARDANT, a. 1. In law, a villain regardant is one annexed to the manor or land.2. In ...
||REG'ARDED, pp. Noticed; observed; esteemed; respected.
||REG'ARDER, n.1. One that regards.2. In law, the regarder of the forest is an officer whose ...
||REG'ARDFUL, a. Taking notice; heedful; observing with care; attentive.Let a man be very tender and ...
||REG'ARDFULLY, adv.1. Attentively; heedfully.2. Respectfully.
||REG'ARDING, ppr. 1. Noticing; considering with care; attending to; observing; esteeming; caring ...
||REG'ARDLESS, a. 1. Not looking or attending to; heedless; negligent; careless; as regardless of ...
||REG'ARDLESSLY, adv. Heedlessly; carelessly; negligently.
||REG'ARDLESSNESS, n. Heedlessness; inattention; negligence.
||REGATH'ER, v.t. To gather or collect a second time.
||REGATH'ERED, pp. Collected again.
||REGATH'ERING, ppr. Gathering a second time.
||REGAT'TA, n. In Venice, a grand rowing match in which many boats are rowed for a prize.
||RE'GENCY, n. [L. regens, from rego, to govern.]1. Rule' authority; government.2. Vicarious ...
||REGEN'ERACY, n. [See Regenerate.] The state of being regenerated.
||REGEN'ERATE, v.t. [L. regenero; re and genero. See Generate.]1. To generate or produce anew; to ...
||REGEN'ERATED, pp.1. Reproduced.2. Renewed; born again.
||REGEN'ERATENESS, n. The state of being regenerated.
||REGEN'ERATING, ppr.1. Reproducing.2. Renovating the nature by the implantation of holy affections ...
||REGENERA'TION, n.1. Reproduction; the act of producing anew.2. In theology, new birth by the ...
||REGEN'ERATORY, a. Renewing; having the power to renew; tending to reproduce or renovate.
||RE'GENT, a. [L. regens, from rego, to rule.1. Ruling; governing; as a regent principle.2. ...
||RE'GENTESS, n. A protectress of a kingdom.
||RE'GENTSHIP, n.1. The power of governing, or the office of a regent.2. Deputed authority.
||REGERM'INATE, v.i. [re and germinate.]To germinate again.Perennial plants regerminate several ...
||REGERM'INATING, ppr. Germinating anew.
||REGERMINA'TION, n. A sprouting or germination anew.
||REGEST', n. A register. [Not in use.]
||REG'IBLE, a. Governable. [Not in use.]
||REG'ICIDE, n. [L. rex, king, and caedo, to slay.]1. A king-killer; one who murders a king.2. The ...
||REG'IL, n. A fixed star of the first magnitude in Orion's left foot.
||REG'IMEN, n. [L. from rego, to govern.]1. In medicine, the regulation of diet with a view to the ...
||REG'IMENT, n. [L. regimen.]1. In military affairs, a body of men, either horse, foot or ...
||REGIMENT'AL, a. Belonging to a regiment; as regimental officers; regimental clothing.
||REGIMENT'ALS, n. plu. The uniform worn by the troops of a regiment.
||REG'IMENTED, pp. Formed into a regiment; incorporated with a regiment.
||REGION, n. re'jun. [L. regio, rego.]1. A tract of land or space of indefinite extent, usually a ...
||REG'ISTER, n. [Low L. registrum, from regero, to set down in writing; re and gero, to carry.]1. A ...
||REG'ISTERSHIP, n. The office of register.
||REG'ISTRAR, n. An officer in the English universities, who has the keeping of all the public ...
||REGISTRA'TION, n. The act of inserting in a register.
||REG'ISTRY, n.1. The act of recording or writing in a register.2. The place where a register is ...
||REG'LEMENT, n. Regulation. [Not used.]
||REG'LET, n. [L. regula, rego.]A ledge of wood exactly planed, used by printers to separate lines ...
||REG'NANT, a. [L. regno, to reign.]1. Reigning; exercising regal authority; as a queen regnant. ...
||REGORGE, v.t. regorj'.1. To vomit up; to eject from the stomach; to throw back or out again.2. To ...
||REGRA'DE, v.i. [L. regredior; re and gradior, to go.] To retire; to go back. [Not used.]
||REGR'AFT, v.t. [re and graft.] To graft again.
||REGR'AFTED, pp. Grafted again.
||REGR'AFTING, ppr. Grafting anew.
||REGR'ANT, v.t. [re and grant.] To grant back.REGR'ANT, n. The act of granting back to a former ...
||REGR'ANTED, pp. Granted back.
||REGR'ANTING, ppr. Granting back.
||REGRA'TE, v.t.1. To offend; to shock. [Little used.]2. To buy provisions and sell them again in ...
||REGRA'TER, n. One who buys provisions and sells them in the same market or fair.
||REGRA'TING, ppr. Purchasing provisions and selling them in the same market.
||REGREE'T, v.t. [re and greet.] To greet again; to resalute.
||REGREE'TED, pp. Greeting again or in return.
||REGREE'TING, ppr. Greeting again; resaluting.
||RE'GRESS, n. [L. regressus, regredior.]1. Passage back; return; as ingress and regress.2. The ...
||REGRES'SION, n. The act of passing back or returning.
||REGRESS'IVE, a. Passing back; returning.
||REGRESS'IVELY, adv. In a backward way or manner; by return.
||REGRET', n. 1. Grief; sorrow; pain of mind. We feel regret at the loss of friends, regret for ...
||REGRET'FUL, a. Full of regret.
||REGRET'FULLY, adv. With regret.
||REGRET'TED, pp. Lamented.
||REGRET'TING, ppr. Lamenting; grieving at; repenting.
||REGUERDON, n. regerd'on. [See Reward.]A reward; a recompense. [Not in use.]REGUERDON, v.t. ...
||REG'ULAR, a. [L. regularis, from regula, a rule, from rego, to rule.]1. Conformed to a rule; ...
||REGULAR'ITY, n. 1. Agreeableness to a rule or to established order; as the regularity of legal ...
||REG'ULARLY, adv.1. In a manner accordant to a rule or established mode; as a physician or lawyer ...
||REG'ULATE, v.t.1. To adjust by rule, method or established mode; as, to regulate weights and ...
||REG'ULATED, pp. Adjusted by rule, method or forms; put in good order; subjected to rules or ...
||REG'ULATING, ppr. Adjusting by rule, method or forms; reducing to order; subjecting to rules or ...
||REGULA'TION, n. 1. The act of regulating or reducing to order.2. A rule or order prescribed by a ...
||REG'ULATOR, n.1. One who regulates.2. The small spring of a watch, which regulates its motions by ...
||REG'ULINE, a. [See Regulus.] Pertaining to regulus or pure metal.Bodies which we can reduce to ...
||REG'ULIZE, v.t. To reduce to regulus or pure metal; to separate pure metal from extraneous matter.
||REG'ULUS, n. [L. a petty king.]In chimistry, the finer or pure part of a metallic substance, ...
||REGURG'ITATE, v.t. [L. re and gurges.]To throw or pour back as from a deep or hollow place; to ...
||REGURG'ITATED, pp. Thrown or poured back.
||REGURG'ITATING, ppr. Throwing or pouring back.
||REGURGITA'TION, n.1. The act of pouring back.2. The act of swallowing again; reabsorption.
||REHABIL'ITATE, v.t.To restore to a former capacity; to reinstate; to qualify again; to restore, as ...
||REHABIL'ITATED, pp. Restored to a former rank, right privilege or capacity; reinstated.
||REHABIL'ITATING, ppr. Restoring to a former right, rank, privilege or capacity; reinstating.
||REHABILITA'TION, n. The act of reinstating in a former rank or capacity; restoration to former ...
||REHE'AR, v.t. pret. and pp. reheard. [re and hear.]To hear again; to try a second time; as, to ...
||REHE'ARD, pp. Heard again.
||REHE'ARING, ppr. Hearing a second time.REHE'ARING, n.1. A second hearing.2. In law, a second ...
||REHEARSAL, n. rehers'al. [from rehearse.]1. Recital; repetition of the words of another or of a ...
||REHEARSE, v.t. rehers.'1. To recite; to repeat the words of a passage or composition; to repeat ...
||REHEARSED, pp. rehers'ed. Recited; repeated; as words; narrated.
||REHEARSER, n. rehers'er. One who recites or narrates.
||REHEARSING, ppr. rehers'ing. Reciting; repeating words; recounting; telling; narrating.
||RE'IGLE, n. A hollow cut or channel for guiding any thing; as the reigle of a side post for a ...
||REIGN, v.i. rane. [L. regno, a derivative of rego, regnum.]1. To possess or exercise sovereign ...
||REIGNING, ppr. ra'ning. 1. Holding or exercising supreme power; ruling; governing as king, queen ...
||REIMBARK. [See Re-embark.]
||REIMBOD'Y, v.i. [re and imbody or embody.]To imbody again; to be formed into a body anew.
||REIMBURS'ABLE, a. That may be repaid.A loan has been made of two million of dollars, reimbursable ...
||REIMBURSE, v.t. reimburs'.To refund; to replace in a treasury or in a private coffer, an equivalent ...
||REIMBURS'ED, pp. Repaid; refunded; made good, as loss or expense.
||REIMBURSEMENT, n. reimburs'ment. The act of repaying or refunding; repayment; as the reimbursement ...
||REIMBURS'ER, n. One who repays or refunds what has been lost or expended.
||REIMBURS'ING, ppr. Repaying; refunding; making good, as loss or expense.
||REIMPLANT', v.t. [re and implant.] To implant again.
||REIMPLANT'ED, pp. Implanted anew.
||REIMPLANT'ING, ppr. Implanting again.
||REIMPORTU'NE, v.t. [re and importune.] To importune again.
||REIMPORTU'NED, pp. Importuned again.
||REIMPORTU'NING, ppr. Importuning again.
||REIMPREG'NATE, v.t. [re and impregnate.]To impregnate again.
||REIMPREG'NATED, pp. Impregnated again.
||REIMPREG'NATING, ppr. Impregnating again.
||REIMPRESS', v.t. [re and impress.] To impress anew.
||REIMPRESS'ED, pp. Impressed again.
||REIMPRESS'ING, ppr. Impressing again.
||REIMPRES'SION, n. A second or repeated impression.
||REIMPRINT', v.t. [re and imprint.] To imprint again.
||REIMPRINT'ED, pp. Imprinted again.
||REIMPRINT'ING, ppr. Imprinting anew.
||REIN, n. [L. retina, retinaculum. If contracted from the Latin, it is from retineo, otherwise ...
||REINDEER, n.A species of the cervine genus; more correctly written ranedeer, or rather rane, which ...
||REINFECT', v.t [re and infect.] To infect again.
||REINFECT'ED, pp. Infected again.
||REINFECT'ING, ppr. Infecting again.
||REINFEC'TIOUS, a. Capable of infecting again.
||REINFORCE, v.t. [re and enforce.] To give new force to; to strengthen by new assistance or ...
||REINFORCED, pp. Strengthened by additional force.
||REINFORCEMENT, n. New force added; fresh supplies of strength; particularly, additional troops or ...
||REINFORCING, ppr. Adding fresh force to.
||REINGRA'TIATE, v.t. To ingratiate again.REINGRA'TIATE, v.t. [re and ingratiate.] To ingratiate ...
||REINGRA'TIATED, pp. Reinstated in favor.
||REINGRA'TIATING, ppr. Ingratiating again.
||REINHAB'IT, v.t. [re and inhabit.] To inhabit again.
||REINHAB'ITED, pp. Inhabited again.
||REINHAB'ITING, ppr. Inhabiting a second time.
||REINLESS, a. Without rein; without restraint; unchecked.
||REINLIST',v.t. or i. [re and inlist.] To inlist again.[It is written also re-enlist.]
||REINLIST'ED, pp. Inlisted anew.
||REINLIST'ING, ppr. Inlisting anew.
||REINLIST'MENT, n. The act of inlisting anew; the act of engaging again in military service.
||REINQUI'RE, v.t. To inquire a second time.
||REINS, n. plu. [L. ren, renes.]1. The kidneys; the lower part of the back.2. In Scripture, the ...
||REREPLACE', v.t. [re and insert.] To insert a second time.
||REREPLACE'ED, pp. Inserted again.
||REREPLACE'ING, ppr. Inserting again.
||REINSER'TION, n. A second insertion.
||REINSPECT', v.t. [re and inspect.] To inspect again, as provisions.
||REINSPEC'TION, n. The act of inspecting a second time.
||REINSPI'RE, v.t. [re and inspire.] To inspire anew.
||REINSPI'RED, pp. Inspired again.
||REINSPI'RING, ppr. Inspiring again.
||REINSTALL', v.t. [re and install.] To install again; to seat anew.
||REINSTALL'ED, pp. Installed anew.
||REINSTALL'ING, ppr. Installing again.
||REINSTALL'MENT, n. A second installment.
||REINSTA'TE, v.t. [re and instate.] To place again in possession or in a former state; to restore ...
||REINSTA'TED, pp. Replaced in possession or in a former state.
||REINSTA'TEMENT, n. The act of putting in a former state; re-establishment.
||REINSTA'TING, ppr. Replacing in a former state; putting again in possession.
||REINSU'RANCE, n. [re and insurance. See Sure.]An insurance of property already insured; a second ...
||REINSU'RE, v.t. [re and insure.] To insure the same property a second time by other ...
||REINSU'RED, pp. Insured a second time by other persons.
||REINSU'RING, ppr. Insuring a second time by other persons.
||REIN'TEGRATE, v.t. [L. redintegro; red, re, and integro, from integer.]To renew with regard to any ...
||REINTER'ROGATE, v.t. [re and interrogate.]To interrogate again; to question repeatedly.
||REINTHRO'NE, v.t. [re and inthrone. See Enthrone.]To replace on the throne.
||REINTHRO'NED, pp. Placed again on the throne.
||REINTHRO'NING, ppr. Replacing on the throne.
||REINTHRO'NIZE, v.t. To reinthrone. [Not in use.]
||REINVEST', v.t. [re and invest.] To invest anew.
||REINVEST'ED, pp. Invested again.
||REINVEST'ING, ppr. Investing anew.
||REINVEST'MENT, n. The act of investing anew; a second or repeated investment.
||REINVIG'ORATE, v.t. To revive vigor in; to reanimate.
||REIT, n. Sedge; sea weed.
||REIT'ERATE, v.t. [L. re and itero.]To repeat; to repeat again and again; as reiterated crimes; to ...
||REIT'ERATED, pp. Repeated again and again.
||REIT'ERATING, ppr. Repeating again and again.
||REITERA'TION, n. Repetition.
||REJECT', v.t. [L. rejicio, rejectus, re and jacio, to throw.]1. To throw away, as any thing ...
||REJECT'ABLE, a. That may be rejected.
||REJECTAMENT'A, n. [from L. rejecto.] Things thrown out or away. [Ill formed.]
||REJECTA'NEOUS, a. [from the L.] Not chosen or received; rejected.
||REJECT'ED, pp. Thrown away; cast off; refused; slighted.
||REJECT'ER, n. One that rejects or refuses.
||REJECT'ING, ppr. Throwing away; casting off; refusing to grant or accept; slighting.
||REJEC'TION, n. [L. rejectio.] The act of throwing away; the act of casting off or forsaking; ...
||REJECT'IVE, a. That rejects, or tends to cast off.
||REJECT'MENT, n. Matter thrown away.
||REJOICE, v.i. rejois'.To experience joy and gladness in a high degree; to be exhilarated with ...
||REJOIC'ED, pp. Made glad; exhilarated.
||REJOIC'ER, n. One that rejoices.
||REJOIC'ING, ppr. Animating with gladness; exhilarating; feeling joy.REJOIC'ING, ppr. Animating ...
||REJOIC'INGLY, adv. With joy or exultation.
||REJOIN', v.t. [re and join.]1. To join again; to unite after separation.2. To meet one ...
||REJOIND'ER, n.1. An answer to a reply; or in general, an answer.2. In law pleadings, the ...
||REJOIN'ED, pp. Joined again; reunited.
||REJOIN'ING, ppr. Joining again; answering a plaintiff's replication.
||REJOINT', v.t. [re and joint.] To reunite joints.
||REJOLT, n. [re and jolt.] A reacting jolt or shock. [Not used.]
||REJOURN, v.t. rejurn'. [See Adjourn.]To adjourn to another hearing or inquiry. [Not used.]
||REJUDGE, v.t. rejuj'. [re and judge.] To judge again; to re-examine; to review; to call to a new ...
||REJUDG'ED, pp. Reviewed; judged again.
||REJUDG'ING, ppr. Judging again.
||REJUVENES'CENCE,'CENCY, n. [L. re and juvenescens; juvenis, a youth.]A renewing of youth; the ...
||REKIN'DLE, v.t. [re and kindle.]1. To kindle again; to set on fire anew.2. To inflame again; to ...
||REKIN'DLED, pp. Kindled again; inflamed anew.
||REKIN'DLING, ppr. Kindling again; inflaming anew.
||RELA'ID, pp. Laid a second time.
||RELAND', v.t. [re and land.] To land again; to put on land what had been shipped or ...
||RELAND'ED, pp. Put on shore again.
||RELAND'ING, ppr. Landing again.
||RELAPSE, v.i. relaps'. [L. relapsus, relabor, to slide back; re and labor, to slide.]1. To slip ...
||RELAPS'ER, n. One that relapses into vice or error.
||RELAPS'ING, ppr. Sliding or falling back, as into disease or vice.
||RELA'TE, v.t. [L. relatus, refero; re and fero, to produce.]1. To tell; to recite; to narrate the ...
||RELA'TED, pp. 1. Recited; narrated.2. a. Allied by kindred; connected by blood or alliance, ...
||RELA'TER, n. One who tells, recites or narrates; a historian.
||RELA'TING, ppr.1. Telling; reciting; narrating.2. a. Having relation or reference; concerning.
||RELA'TION, n. [L. relatio, refero.]1. The act of telling; recital; account; narration; narrative ...
||RELA'TIONAL, a. Having relation or kindred.We might be tempted to take these two nations for ...
||RELA'TIONSHIP, n. The state of being related by kindred, affinity or other alliance.[This word is ...
||REL'ATIVE, a. [L. relativus.]1. Having relation; respecting. The arguments may be good, but they ...
||REL'ATIVELY, adv. In relation or respect to something else; not absolutely.Consider the absolute ...
||REL'ATIVENESS,n. The state of having relation.
||RELA'TOR, n., In law, one who brings an information in the nature of a quo warranto.
||RELAX', v.t. [L. relaxo; re and laxo, to slacken.]1. To slacken; to make less tense or rigid; as, ...
||RELAX'ABLE, a. That may be remitted.
||RELAXA'TION, n. [L. relaxatio.]1. The act of slackening or remitting tension; as a relaxation of ...
||RELAX'ATIVE, a. Having the quality of relaxing. [See Laxative.]
||RELAX'ED, pp. Slackened; loosened; remitted or abated in rigor or in closeness; made less ...
||RELAX'ING, ppr. Slackening; loosening; remitting or abating in rigor, severity or attention; ...
||RELA'Y, n. 1. A supply of horses placed on the road to be in readiness to relieve others, that a ...
||RELA'YING, ppr. Laying a second time.
||RELE'ASE, v.t.1. To set free from restraint of any kind, either physical or moral; to liberate ...
||RELE'ASED, pp. Set free from confinement; freed from obligation or liability; freed from pain; ...
||RELE'ASEMENT, n. The act of releasing from confinement or obligation.
||RELE'ASER, n. One who releases.
||RELE'ASING, ppr. Liberating from confinement or restraint; freeing from obligation or ...
||REL'EGATE, v.t. [L. relego; re and lego, to send.] To banish; to send into exile.
||REL'EGATED, pp. Sent into exile.
||REL'EGATING, ppr. Banishing.
||RELEGA'TION, n. [L. relegatio.] The act of banishment; exile.
||RELENT', v.i. [L. blandus, which unites the L. blandus with lentus. The English is from re and L. ...
||RELENT'ING, ppr. Softening in temper; becoming more mild or compassionate.RELENT'ING, n. The act ...
||RELENT'LESS, a. Unmoved by pity unpitying; insensible to the distress of others; destitute of ...
||RELESSEE', n. [See Release.] The person to whom a release is executed.
||RELESSOR', n. The person who executes a release.There must be a privity of estate between the ...
||REL'EVANCY, n. [See Relevant.]1. The state of being relevant, or of affording relief or aid.2. ...
||REL'EVANT, a. [L. relever, to relieve, to advance, to raise; re and lever, to raise.]1. ...
||RELEVA'TION, n. A raising or lifting up. [Not in use.]
||RELI'ANCE, n. [from rely.] Rest or repose of mind, resulting from a full belief of the veracity ...
||REL'IC, n. [L. reliquiae, from relinquo, to leave; re and linquo.]1. That which remains; that ...
||REL'ICT, n. [L. relictus, relicta, from relinquo, to leave.]A widow; a woman whose husband is ...
||RELIE'F, n.1. The removal, in whole or in part, of any evil that afflicts the body of mind; the ...
||RELI'ER, n. [from rely.] One who relies, or places full confidence in.
||RELIE'VABLE, a. Capable of being relieved; that may receive relief.
||RELIE'VE, v.t. [L. relevo. See Relief.]1. To free, wholly or partially, from pain, grief, want, ...
||RELIE'VED, pp.1. Freed from pain or other evil; eased or cured; aided; succored; dismissed from ...
||RELIE'VER, n. One that relieves; he or that which gives ease.
||RELIE'VING, ppr. Removing pain or distress, or abating the violence of it; easing; curing; ...
||RELIE'VO, n. Relief; prominence of figures in statuary, architecture, &c.; apparent prominence of ...
||RELIGHT, v.t. reli'te. [re and light.] 1. To light anew; to illuminate again.2. To rekindle; to ...
||RELIGHTED, pp. Lighted anew; rekindled.
||RELIGHTING, ppr. Lighting again; rekindling.
||RELIGION, n. relij'on. [L. religio, from religo, to bind anew; re and ligo, to bind. This word ...
||RELIG'IONARY, a. Relating to religion; pious. [Not used.]
||RELIG'IONIST, n. A bigot to any religious persuasion.
||RELIG'IOUS, a. [L. religiosus.]1. Pertaining or relating to religion; as a religious society; a ...
||RELIG'IOUSLY, adv.1. Piously; with love and reverence to the Supreme Being; in obedience to the ...
||RELIG'IOUSNESS, n. The quality or state of being religious.
||RELIN'QUISH, v.t. [L. relinquo, re and linquo, to leave, to fail or faint; from the same root as ...
||RELIN'QUISHED, pp. Left; quitted; given up.
||RELIN'QUISHER, n. One who leaves or quits.
||RELIN'QUISHING, ppr. Quitting; leaving; giving up.
||RELIN'QUISHMENT, n. The act of leaving or quitting; a forsaking; the renouncing a claim to.
||REL'IQUARY, n. [L. relinquo.]A depository for relics; a casket in which relics are kept.
||RELIQ'UIDATE, v.t. [re and liquidate.]To liquidate anew; to adjust a second time.
||RELIQ'UIDATED, pp. Liquidated again.
||RELIQ'UIDATING, ppr. Liquidating again.
||RELIQUIDA'TION, n. A second or renewed liquidation; a renewed adjustment.
||REL'ISH, n.1. Taste; or rather, a pleasing taste; that sensation of the organs which is ...
||REL'ISHABLE, a. Gustable; having an agreeable taste.
||REL'ISHED, pp. Giving an agreeable taste; received with pleasure.
||RELIVE, v.i. reliv'. [re and live.] To live again; to revive.RELIVE, v.t. reliv'. To recall to ...
||RELOAN, v.t. [re and loan.] To loan again; to lend what has been lent and repaid.RELOAN, n. A ...
||RELOANED, pp. Loaned again.
||RELOANING, ppr. Loaning again.
||RELOVE, v.t. [re and love.] To love in return. [Not in use.]
||RELU'CENT, a. [L. relucens, relucco; re and lucco, to shine.]Shining; transparent; clear; ...
||RELUCT', v.i. [L. reluctor; re and luctor, to struggle.] To strive or struggle against. [Little ...
||RELUCT'ANCY, n. [literally a straining or striving against.]Unwillingness; great opposition of ...
||RELUCT'ANT, a. 1. Striving against; unwilling; much opposed in heart.Reluctant now I touch'd the ...
||RELUCT'ANTLY, adv. With opposition of heart; unwillingly. What is undertaken reluctantly is ...
||RELUCT'ATE, v.t. To resist; to struggle against.
||RELUCTA'TION, n. Repugnance; resistance.
||RELUCT'ING, ppr. 1. Striving to resist.2. a. Averse; unwilling.
||RELU'ME, v.t. [L. re and lumen, light.] To rekindle; to light again.
||RELU'MED, pp. Rekindled; lighted again.
||RELU'MINE, v.t. [re and lumino; re and lumen, light, from lucco, to shine.]1. To light anew; to ...
||RELU'MINED, pp. Rekindled; illuminated anew.
||RELU'MING, ppr. Kindling or lighting anew.
||RELU'MINING, ppr. Rekindling; enlightening anew.
||RELY', v.i. [re and lie, or from the root of lie, lay.]To rest on something, as the mind when ...
||RELY'ING, ppr. Reposing on something, as the mind; confiding in; trusting in; depending.
||REMA'DE, pret. and pp. of remake.
||REMA'IN, v.i. [L. remaneo; re and maneo, Gr.]1. To continue; to rest or abide in a place for a ...
||REMA'INDER-MAN, n. In law, he who has an estate after a particular estate is determined.
||REMA'INDER, n. 1. Any thing left after the separation and removal of a part.If these decoctions ...
||REMA'INING, ppr. Continuing; resting; abiding for an indefinite time; being left after separation ...
||REMA'INS, n. plu. 1. That which is left after a part is separated, taken away or destroyed; as the ...
||REMA'KE, v.t. pret. and pp. remade. [re and make.] To make anew.
||REM'AND, v.t. [L. re and mando.]To call or send back him or that which is ordered to a place; as, ...
||REM'ANDED, pp. Called or sent back.
||REM'ANDING, ppr. Calling or sending back.
||REM'ANENT, n. [L. remanens.] The part remaining. [Little used. It is contracted into ...
||REM'ARK, n. Notice or observation, particularly notice or observation expressed in words or ...
||REM'ARKABLE, a.1. Observable; worthy of notice.'Tis remarkable that they talk most, who have the ...
||REM'ARKABLENESS, n. Observableness; worthiness of remark; the quality of deserving particular ...
||REM'ARKABLY, adv. 1. In a manner or degree worthy of notice; as, the winters of 1825, 1826 and ...
||REM'ARKED, pp. Noticed; observed; expressed in words or writing.
||REM'ARKER, n. An observer; one who makes remarks.
||REM'ARKING, ppr. Observing; taking notice of; expressing in words or writing.
||REMAR'RIED, pp. Married again or a second time.
||REMAR'RY, v.t. [re and marry.] To marry again or a second time.
||REMAR'RYING, ppr. Marrying again or a second time.
||REMAS'TICATE, v.t. [re and masticate.] To chew or masticate again; to chew over and over, as in ...
||REMAS'TICATED, pp. Chewed again or repeatedly.
||REMAS'TICATING, ppr. Chewing again or over and over.
||REMASTICA'TION, n. The act of masticating again or repeatedly.
||REME'DIABLE, a. [from remedy.] That may be remedied or cured. The evil is believed to be ...
||REME'DIAL, a. [L. remedialis.] Affording a remedy; intended for a remedy, or for the removal of ...
||REME'DIATE, in the sense of remedial, is not in use.
||REM'EDIED, pp. [from remedy.] Cured; healed; repaired.
||REMED'ILESS, a. [In modern books, the accent is placed on the first syllable, which would be well ...
||REMED'ILESSLY, adv. In a manner or degree that precludes a remedy.
||REMED'ILESSNESS, n. Incurableness.
||REM'EDY, n. [L. remedium; re and medeor, to heal.]1. That which cures a disease; any medicine or ...
||REM'EDYING, ppr. Curing; healing; removing; restoring from a bad to a good state.
||REMELT', v.t. [re and melt.] To melt a second time.
||REMELT'ED, pp. Melted again.
||REMELT'ING, ppr. Melting again.
||REMEM'BER, v.t. [Low L. rememoror; re and memoror. See Memory.]1. To have in the mind an idea ...
||REMEM'BERED, pp. Kept in mind; recollected.
||REMEM'BERER, n. One that remembers.
||REMEM'BERING, ppr. Having in mind.
||REMEM'BRANCE, n. 1. The retaining or having in mind an idea which had been present before, or an ...
||REMEM'BRANCER, n.1. One that reminds, or revives the remembrance of any thing.God is present in ...
||REMEM'ORATE, v.t [L. rememoratus, rememoror.]To remember; to revive in the memory. [Not in use.]
||REMEMORA'TION, n. Remembrance. [Not in use.]
||REMER'CY, v.t. To thank. [Not in use.]
||REM'IGRATE, v.i. [L. remigro; re and migro, to migrate.]To remove back again to a former place or ...
||REMIGRA'TION, n. Removal back again; a migration to a former place.
||REMIND, v.t. [re and mind.]1. To put in mind; to bring to the remembrance of; as, to remind a ...
||REMINDED, pp. Put in mind.
||REMINDING, ppr. Putting in mind; calling attention to.
||REMINIS'CENCE, n. [L. reminiscens, reminiscor, Gr. See Memory.]1. That faculty of the mind by ...
||REMINISCEN'TIAL, a. Pertaining to reminiscence or recollection.
||REMI'SE, v.t. s as z. [L. remissus, remitto; re and mitto, to send.]To give or grant back; to ...
||REMI'SED, pp. Released.
||REMI'SING, ppr. Surrendering by deed.
||REMISS', a. [L. remissus, supra.]1. Slack; dilatory; negligent; not performing duty or business; ...
||REMISS'IBLE, a. That may be remitted or forgiven.
||REMIS'SION, n. [L. remissio, from remitto, to send back.]1. Abatement; relaxation; moderation; as ...
||REMISS'LY, adv. 1. Carelessly; negligently; without close attention.2. Slowly; slackly; not ...
||REMISS'NESS, n. Slackness; slowness; carelessness; negligence; want of ardor or vigor; coldness; ...
||REMIT', v.t. [L. remitto, to send back; re and mitto, to send.]1. To relax, as intensity; to make ...
||REMIT'MENT, n.1. The act of remitting to custody.2. Forgiveness; pardon.
||REMIT'TAL, n. A remitting; a giving up; surrender; as the remittal of the first fruits.
||REMIT'TANCE, n. 1. In commerce, the act of transmitting money, bills or the like, to a distant ...
||REMIT'TED, pp. Relaxed; forgiven; pardoned; sent back; referred; given up; transmitted in payment.
||REMIT'TER, n.1. One who remits, or makes remittance for payment.2. In law, the restitution of a ...
||REM'NANT, n. [contracted from remanent. See Remain.]1. Residue; that which is left after the ...
||REMOD'EL, v.t. [re and model.] To model or fashion anew.
||REMOD'ELED, pp. Modeled anew.
||REMOD'ELING, ppr. Modeling again.
||REMOLD, v.t. [re and mold.] To mold or shape anew.
||REMOLDED, pp. Molded again.
||REMOLDING, ppr. Molding anew.
||REMOLTEN, a or pp. [re and molten, from melt.] Melted again.
||REMON'STRANCE, n. 1. Show; discovery. [Not in use.]2. Expostulation; strong representation of ...
||REMON'STRANT, a. Expostulatory; urging strong reasons against an act.REMON'STRANT, n. One who ...
||REMON'STRATE, v.i. [L. remonstro; re and monstro, to show. See Muster.]1. To exhibit or present ...
||REMON'STRATING, ppr. Urging strong reasons against a measure.
||REMONSTRA'TION, n. The act of remonstrating. [Little used.]
||REMON'STRATOR, n. One who remonstrates.
||REM'ORA, n. [L. from re and moror, to delay.]1. Delay; obstacle; hinderance. [Not in use.]2. ...
||REM'ORATE, v.t. [L. remoror.] To hinder; to delay. [Not in use.]
||REMORD', v.t. [L. remordeo; re and mordeo, to gnaw.]To rebuke; to excite to remorse. [Not in ...
||REMORD'ENCY, n. Compunction; remorse.
||REMORSE, n. remors'. [L. remorsus, from remordeo.]1. The keen pain or anguish excited by a sense ...
||REMORS'ED, a. Feeling remorse or compunction. [Not used.]
||REMORSEFUL, a. remors'ful.1. Full of remorse.2. Compassionate; feeling tenderly. [Not in ...
||REMORSELESS, a. remors'less. Unpitying; cruel; insensible to distress; as the remorseless ...
||REMORSELESSLY, adv. remors'lessly. Without remorse.
||REMORSELESSNESS, n. remors'lessness. Savage cruelty; insensibility to distress.
||REMO'TE, a. [L. remotus, removeo; re and moveo, to move.]1. Distant in place; not near; as a ...
||REMO'TELY, adv.1. At a distance in space or time; not nearly.2. At a distance in consanguinity or ...
||REMO'TENESS, n.1. State of being distant in space or time; distance; as the remoteness of a ...
||REMO'TION, n. The act of removing; the state of being removed to a distance. [Little used.]
||REMOUNT', v.t. To mount again; as, to remount a horse.REMOUNT', v.i. To mount again; to reascend.
||REMOVABIL'ITY, n. The capacity of being removable from an office or station; capacity of being ...
||REMOVABLE, a. [from remove.]1. That may be removed from an office or station.Such curate is ...
||REMOVAL, n.1. The act of moving from one place to another for residence; as the removal of a ...
||REMOVE, v.t. [L. removeo; re and moveo, to move.]1. To cause to change place; to put from its ...
||REMOVED, pp. 1. Changed in place; carried to a distance; displaced from office; placed far off.2. ...
||REMOVEDNESS, n. State of being removed; remoteness.
||REMOVER, n. One that removes; as a remover of landmarks.
||REMOVING, ppr. changing place; carrying or going from one place to another; displacing; banishing.
||REMUNERABIL'ITY, n. the capacity of being rewarded.
||REMU'NERABLE, a. [from remunerate.] That may be rewarded; fit or proper to be recompensed.
||REMU'NERATE, v.t. [L. remunero; re and munero, from munus, a gift.]to reward; to recompense; to ...
||REMU'NERATED, pp. Rewarded; compensated.
||REMU'NERATING, ppr. Rewarding; recompensing.
||REMUNERA'TION, n.1. Reward; recompense; the act of paying an equivalent for services, loss or ...
||REMU'NERATIVE, a. Exercised in rewarding; that bestows rewards; as remunerative justice.
||REMU'NERATORY, a. Affording recompense; rewarding.
||REMUR'MUR, v.t. [L. remurmuro; re and murmuro.]to utter back in murmurs; to return in murmurs; to ...
||REMUR'MURED, pp. Uttered back in murmurs.
||REMUR'MURING, ppr. uttering back in low sounds.
||RE'NAL, a. [L. renalis, from renes, the kidneys.]Pertaining to the kidneys or reins; as the renal ...
||REN'ARD, n. a fox; a name used in fables, but not in common discourse.
||RENAS'CENCY, n. The state of springing or being produced again.
||RENAS'CENT, a. [L. renascens, renascor; re and nascor, to be born.]Springing or rising into being ...
||RENAS'CIBLE, a. That may be reproduced; that may spring again into being.
||RENAV'IGATE, v.t. [re and navigate.] To navigate again; as, to renavigate the Pacific ocean.
||RENAV'IGATED, pp. Navigated again; sailed over anew.
||RENAV'IGATING, ppr. Navigating again.
||RENCOUN'TER, n. Literally, a meeting of two bodies. Hence,1. A meeting in opposition or ...
||REND, v.t. pret. and pp. rent. [Eng. cranny, L. crena, Gr.]1. To separate any substance into ...
||REND'ER, n. [from rend.] One that tears by violence.
||REN'DERABLE, a. That may be rendered.
||REN'DERED, pp. Returned; paid back; given; assigned; made; translated; surrendered; afforded.
||REN'DERING, ppr. Returning; giving back; assigning; making; translating; surrendering; ...
||REN'DEZVOUS, n. [This word is anglicized, and may well be pronounced as an English word.]1. A ...
||REN'DEZVOUSING, ppr. Assembling at a particular place.
||REN'DIBLE, a. 1. That may be yielded or surrendered.2. That may be translated. [little used in ...
||RENDI'TION, n. [from render.] 1. The act of yielding possession; surrender.2. Translation.
||RENEGA'DO, n. [L. re and nego, to deny.]1. An apostate from the faith.2. One who deserts to an ...
||RENE'GE, v.t. [L. renego.] To deny; to disown. Obs.RENE'GE, v.i. To deny. Obs.
||RENERVE, v.t. renerv'. [re and nerve.] To nerve again; to give new vigor to.
||RENERV'ED, pp. Nerved anew.
||RENERV'ING, ppr. Giving new vigor to.
||RENEW', v.t. [L. renovo; re and novo, or re and new.]1. To renovate; to restore to a former ...
||RENEW'ABLE, a. That may be renewed; as a lease renewable at pleasure.
||RENEW'AL, n. 1. The act of renewing; the act of forming anew; as the renewal of a treaty.2. ...
||RENEW'ED, pp. Made new again; repaired; re-established; repeated; revived; renovated; regenerated.
||RENEW'EDNESS, n. State of being renewed.
||RENEW'ER, n. One who renews.
||RENEW'ING, ppr.1. Making new again; repairing; re-establishing; repeating; reviving; renovating.2. ...
||REN'IFORM, a. [L. renes, the kidneys, and form.]Having the form or shape of the kidneys.
||REN'ITENCY, n. [L. renitens, renitor, to resist; re and nitor, to struggle or strive.]1. The ...
||REN'ITENT, a. Resisting pressure or the effect of it; acting against impulse by elastic force.
||REN'NET, n.The concreted milk found in the stomach of a sucking quadruped, particularly of the ...
||REN'NETING, n. A kind of apple.
||RENOUNCE, v.t. renouns'. [L. renuncio; re and nuncio, to declare, from the root of nomen, name.]1. ...
||RENOUN'CED, pp. Disowned; denied; rejected; disclaimed.
||RENOUNCEMENT, n. renouns'ment. The act of disclaiming or rejecting; renunciation.
||RENOUN'CER, n. One who disowns or disclaims.
||RENOUN'CING, ppr. Disowning; disclaiming; rejecting.RENOUN'CING, n. The act of disowning, ...
||REN'OVATE, v.t. [L. renovo; re and novo, to make new; novus, new.]To renew; to restore to the ...
||REN'OVATED, pp. Renewed; made new, fresh or vigorous.
||REN'OVATING, ppr. Renewing.
||RENOVA'TION, n. [L. renovatio.]1. The act of renewing; a making new after decay, destruction or ...
||RENOWN', n.Fame; celebrity; exalted reputation derived from the extensive praise of great ...
||RENOWN'ED, a. Famous; celebrated for great and heroic achievements, for distinguished qualities or ...
||RENOWN'EDLY, adv. With fame or celebrity.
||RENOWN'LESS, a. Without renown; inglorious.
||RENT, pp. of rend. Torn asunder; split or burst by violence; torn.RENT, n. [from rend. 1. A ...
||RENT'ABLE, a. That may be rented.
||RENT'AGE, n. Rent. [Not used.]
||RENT'AL, n. A schedule or account of rents.
||RENT'ED, pp. Leased on rent.
||RENT'ER, n. One who leases an estate; more generally, the lessee or tenant who takes an estate or ...
||REN'TERED, pp. Fine-drawn; sewed artfully together.
||REN'TERER, n. a Fine-drawer.
||REN'TERING, ppr. Fine-drawing; sewing artfully together.
||RENT'ING, ppr. Leasing on rent; taking on rent.
||RENT'ROLL, n. [rent and roll.] A rental; a list or account of rents or income.
||RENUNCIA'TION, n. [L. renunciatio.] The act of renouncing; a disowning; rejection. [See ...
||RENVERSE, v.t. renvers'. To reverse. [Not used.]RENVERSE, a. renvers'. In heraldry, inverted; ...
||RENVERSEMENT, n. renvers'ment. The act of reversing. [Not in use.]
||REOBTA'IN, v.t. [re and obtain.] To obtain again.
||REOBTA'INABLE, a. That may be obtained again.
||REOBTA'INED, pp. Obtained again.
||REOBTA'INING, ppr. Obtaining again.
||REOPPO'SE, v.t. s as z. To oppose again.
||REORDA'IN, v.t. [re and ordain.]To ordain again, as when the first ordination is defective.
||REORDA'INED, pp. Ordained again.
||REORDA'INING, ppr. Ordaining again.
||REORDINA'TION, n. A second ordination.
||REORGANIZA'TION, n. The act of organizing anew; as repeated reorganization of the troops.
||REOR'GANIZE, v.t. [re and organize.] To organize anew; to reduce again to a regular body, or to a ...
||REOR'GANIZED, pp. Organized anew.
||REOR'GANIZING, ppr. Organizing anew.
||REPAC'IFIED, pp. Pacified or appeased again.
||REPAC'IFY, v.t. [re and pacify.] To pacify again.
||REPAC'IFYING, ppr. Pacifying again.
||REPACK', v.t. [re and pact.] To pack a second time; as, to repack beef or pork.
||REPACK'ED, pp. Packed again.
||REPACK'ER, n. One that repacks.
||REPACK'ING, ppr. Packing anew.
||REPA'ID, pp. of repay. Paid back.
||REPA'IR, v.t. [L. reparo; re and paro, to prepare. See Pare.]1. To restore to a sound or good ...
||REPA'IRABLE, a. That may be repaired; reparable.
||REPA'IRED, pp. Restored to a good or sound state; rebuilt; made good.
||REPA'IRER, n. One who repairs, restores or makes amends; as the repairer of decay.
||REPA'IRING, ppr. Restoring to a sound state; rebuilding; making amends for loss or injury.
||REPAND', a. [L. repandus.] In botany, a repand leaf is one, the rim of which is terminated by ...
||REPAND'OUS, a. [supra.] Bent upwards; convexedly crooked.
||REP'ARABLE, a. [L. reparabilis. See Repair.]1. That may be repaired or restored to a sound or ...
||REP'ARABLY, adv. In a manner admitting of restoration to a good state, or of amends, supply or ...
||REPARA'TION, n.1. That act of repairing; restoration to soundness or a good state; as the ...
||REPAR'ATIVE, a. That repairs; restoring to a sound or good state; that amends defect or makes ...
||REPARTEE', n. A smart, ready and witty reply.Cupid was as bad as he; hear but the youngster's ...
||REP'ASS, v.t.To pass again; to pass or travel back; as, to repass a bridge or a river; to repass ...
||REP'ASSED, pp. Passed or traveled back.
||REP'ASSING, ppr. Passing back.
||REP'AST, n. [L. re and pasco, to feed.]1. The act of taking food; or the food taken; a meal.From ...
||REP'ASTURE, n. Food; entertainment. [not in use.]
||REPA'Y, v.t. 1. To pay back; to refund; as, to repay money borrowed or advanced.2. To make ...
||REPA'YABLE, a. That is to be repaid or refunded; as money lent, repayable at the end of sixty ...
||REPA'YING, ppr. Paying back; compensating; requiting.
||REPA'YMENT, n.1. The act of paying back; reimbursement.2. The money or other thing repaid.
||REPE'AL, v.t. [L. appello; ad and pello.]1. To recall. [Obsolete as it respects persons.]2. To ...
||REPEALABIL'ITY, n. The quality of being repealable.
||REPEA'LABLE, a. Capable of being repealed; revocable by the same power that enacted. It is held ...
||REPE'ALED, pp. Revoked; abrogated.
||REPE'ALER, n. One that repeals.
||REPE'ALING, ppr. Revoking; abrogating.
||REPE'AT, v.t. [L. repeto; re and peto, to make at or drive towards. this verb ought to be written ...
||REPE'ATED, pp. done, attempted or spoken again; recited.
||REPE'ATEDLY, adv. More than once; again and again, indefinitely. He has been repeatedly warned of ...
||REPE'ATER, n. 1. One that repeats; one that recites or rehearses.2. A watch that strikes the ...
||REPE'ATING, ppr. Doing or uttering again.
||REPEDA'TION, n. [Low L. repedo; re and pes, the foot.] A stepping or going back. [Not in use.]
||REPEL', v.t. [l. repello; re and pello, to drive.]1. to drive back; to force to return; to check ...
||REPEL'LED, pp. Driven back; resisted.
||REPEL'LENCY, n.1. The principle of repulsion; the quality of a substance which expands or ...
||REPEL'LENT, a. Driving back; able or tending to repel.REPEL'LENT, n. In medicine, a medicine ...
||REPEL'LER, n. He or that which repels.
||REPEL'LING, ppr. Driving back; resisting advance or approach effectually.
||RE'PENT, a. [L. repo, to creep.] Creeping; as a repent root.
||REPENT'ANCE, n.1. Sorrow for any thing done or said; the pain or grief which a person experiences ...
||REPENT'ANT, a. 1. Sorrowful for past conduct or words.2. Sorrowful for sin.3. Expressing or ...
||REPENT'ER, n. One that repents.
||REPENT'ING, ppr. Grieving for what is past; feeling pain or contrition for sin.REPENT'ING, n. Act ...
||REPENT'INGLY, adv. With repentance.
||REPEOPLE, v.t. [re and people.]To people anew; to furnish again with a stock of people. The world ...
||REPEOPLED, pp. Stocked anew with inhabitants.
||REPEOPLING, ppr. Furnishing again with a stock of inhabitants.REPEOPLING, n. [supra.] The act of ...
||REPERCUSS', v.t. [L. repercutio; re and percutio; per and quatio, to shake, to beat.] To beat ...
||REPERCUS'SION, n. [L. repercussio.]1. The act of driving back; reverberation; as the repercussion ...
||REPERCUSS'IVE, a. 1. Driving back; having the power of sending back; causing to reverberate; as ...
||REPERTI'TIOUS, a. [from L. repertus, reperio.] Found; gained by finding. [Not in use.]
||REP'ERTORY, n. [L. repertorium, from reperio, to find again; re and aperio, to uncover.]1. A ...
||REPETEND;, n. [L. repetendus, repeto.] The parts of decimals continually repeated.
||REPETI'TION, n. [L. repetitio. See Repeat.]1. The act of doing or uttering a second time; ...
||REPETI'TIONARY, a. Containing repetition. [Little used.]
||REPI'NE, v.i. [re and pine.] 1. To fret one's self; to be discontented; to feel inward ...
||REPI'NER, n. One that repines or murmurs.
||REPI'NING, ppr. 1. Fretting one's self; feeling discontent that preys on the spirits; complaining; ...
||REPI'NINGLY, adv. With murmuring or complaint.
||REPLA'CE, v.t.1. To put again in the former place; as, to replace a book.The earl - was replaced ...
||REPLA'CED, pp. Put again in a former place; supplied by a substitute. Thus in petrification, the ...
||REPLA'CEMENT, n. The act of replacing.
||REPLA'CING, ppr. Putting again in a former place; supplying the place of with a substitute.
||REPLA'IT, v.t. [re and plait.] To plait or fold again; to fold one part over another again and ...
||REPLA'ITED, pp. Folded again or often.
||REPLA'ITING, ppr. Folding again or often.
||REPLANT', v.t. To plant again.
||REPLANT'ABLE, a. That may be planted again.
||REPLANTA'TION, n. The act of planting again.
||REPLANT'ED, pp. Planted anew.
||REPLANT'ING, ppr. Planting again.
||REPLE'AD, v.t. [re and plead.] To plead again.
||REPLE'ADER, n. In law, a second pleading or course of pleadings; or the power of pleading ...
||REPLEN'ISH, v.t. [L. re and plenus, full.]1. To fill; to stock with numbers or abundance. The ...
||REPLEN'ISHED, pp. Filled; abundantly supplied.
||REPLEN'ISHING, ppr. Filling; supplying with abundance.
||REPLE'TE, a. [L. repletus; re and pleo, to fill.] Completely filled; full.His words replete with ...
||REPLE'TION, n. [L. repletio.]1. The state of being completely filled; or superabundant ...
||REPLE'TIVE, a. Filling; replenishing.
||REPLEV'IABLE, a. [See Replevy.] In law, that may be replevied.
||REPLEV'IED, pp. Taken by a writ of replevin.
||REPLEV'IN, n. [See Replevy.]1. An action or remedy granted on a distress, by which a person whose ...
||REPLEV'ISABLE, a. That may be replevied; but little used, being superseded by repleviable.
||REPLEV'Y, v.t. [re and pledge. Law L. replegiabilis and replegiare.]1. To take back, by a writ ...
||REPLEV'YING, ppr. Retaking a distress. [See Replevy.]
||REPLICA'TION, n. [L. replicatio. See Reply.] 1. An answer; a reply. Particularly,2. In law ...
||REPLI'ER, n. One who answers; he that speaks or writes in return to something spoken or written.
||REPLY', v.i. [L. replico; re and plico, to fold, that is, to turn or send to. See apply, Employ ...
||REPLY'ING, ppr. Answering either in words or writing.
||REPOL'ISH, v.t. To polish again.
||REPOL'ISHED, pp. Polished again.
||REPOL'ISHING, ppr. Polishing anew.
||REPORT, v.t. [l. reporto, to carry back; re and porto, to bear.]1. To bear or bring back an ...
||REPORTED, pp. Told, related or stated in answer to inquiry or direction; circulated in popular ...
||REPORTER, n.1. One that gives an account, verbal or written, official or unofficial.2. An officer ...
||REPORTING, ppr. Giving account; relating; presenting statements of facts or of adjudged cases in ...
||REPORTINGLY, adv. By report or common fame.
||REPO'SAL, n. s as z. [from repose.] The act of reposing or resting.
||REPO'SE, v.t. s as z. [l. repono, reposui.]1. To lay at rest.- After the toil of battle, to ...
||REPO'SED, pp. Laid at rest; placed in confidence.
||REPO'SEDNESS, n. State of being at rest.
||REPO'SING, ppr. Laying at rest; placing in confidence; lying at rest; sleeping.
||REPOS'IT, v.t. [L. repositus, repono.] To lay up; to lodge, as for safety or preservation.Others ...
||REPOS'ITED, pp. Laid up; deposited for safety or preservation.
||REPOS'ITING, ppr. Laying up or lodging for safety or preservation.
||REPOSI'TION, n. The act of replacing; as the reposition of a bone.
||REPOS'ITORY, n. [L. repositorium, from repono.]A place where things are or may be deposited for ...
||REPOSSESS', v.t. [re and possess.] To possess again.Nor shall my father repossess the land.To ...
||REPOSSESS'ED, pp. Possessed again.
||REPOSSESS'ING, ppr. Possessing again; obtaining possession again.
||REPOSSES'SION, n. The act of possessing again; the state of possessing again.
||REPOUR, v.t. [re and pour.] To pour again.
||REPREHEND', v.t. [l. reprehendo; re and prehendo, to seize.]1. To chide; to reprove.Pardon me for ...
||REPREHEND'ED, pp. Reproved; blamed.
||REPREHEND'ER, n. One that reprehends; one that blames or reproves.
||REPREHEND'ING, ppr. Reproving; blaming.
||REPREHEN'SIBLE, a. [L. reprehensus.]Blamable; culpable; censurable; deserving reproof; applied to ...
||REPREHEN'SIBLENESS, n. Blamableness; culpableness.
||REPREHEN'SIBLY, adv. Culpably; in a manner to deserve censure or reproof.
||REPREHEN'SION, n. [L. reprehensio.] Reproof; censure; open blame. Faults not punishable, may ...
||REPREHEN'SIVE, a. Containing reproof.
||REPREHEN'SORY, a. Containing reproof.
||REPRESENT', v.t. s as z. [L. repraesento; re and Low L. praesenter, from praesens, present.]1. To ...
||REPRESENT'ANCE, n. Representation; likeness. [Not used.]
||REPRESENT'ANT, n. A representative. [Not in use.]
||REPRESENTA'TION, n.1. The act of representing, describing or showing.2. That which exhibits by ...
||REPRESENT'ATIVE, a.1. Exhibiting a similitude.They own the legal sacrifices, though ...
||REPRESENT'ATIVELY, adv.1. In the character of another; by a representative.2. By substitution; by ...
||REPRESENT'ATIVENESS, n. The state or quality of being representative.Dr. Burnet observes that ...
||REPRESENT'ED, pp. Shown; exhibited; personated; described; stated; having substitutes.
||REPRESENT'ER, n.1. One who shows, exhibits or describes.2. A representative; one that acts by ...
||REPRESENT'ING, ppr. Showing; exhibiting; describing; acting in another's character; acting in the ...
||REPRESENT'MENT, n. Representation; image; an idea proposed as exhibiting the likeness of ...
||REPRESS', v.t. [L. repressus, reprimo; re and premo, to press.]1. To crush; to quell; to put ...
||REPRESS'ED, pp. Crushed; subdued.
||REPRESS'ER, n. One that crushes or subdues.
||REPRESS'ING, ppr. Crushing; subduing; checking.
||REPRES'SION, n.1. The act of subduing; as the repression of tumults.2. Check; restraint.
||REPRESS'IVE, a. Having power to crush; tending to subdue or restrain.
||REPRIE'VAL, n. Respit; reprieve. [Not in use.]
||REPRIE'VE, v.t. [I know not the origin of this word.]1. To respit after sentence of death; to ...
||REPRIE'VED, pp. Respited; allowed a longer time to live than the sentence of death permits.
||REPRIE'VING, ppr. Respiting; suspending the execution of for a time.
||REP'RIMAND, v.t. [If this word is from L. reprimo, it must be formed from the participle ...
||REP'RIMANDED, pp. Severely reproved.
||REP'RIMANDING, ppr. Reproving severely.
||REPRINT', v.t. [re and print.]1. To print again; to print a second or any new edition.2. To ...
||REPRINT'ED, pp. Printed anew; impressed again.
||REPRINT'ING, ppr. Printing again; renewing an impression.
||REPRI'SAL, n. s as z. [L. prendo.]1. The seizure or taking of any thing from an enemy by way of ...
||REPRI'SE, n. s as z. A taking by way of retaliation. Obs.REPRI'SE, v.t. s as z. 1. To take ...
||REPRI'ZES, n. plu. In law, yearly deductions out of a manor, as rent-charge, rent-seek, &c.
||REPROACH, v.t. [L. prox, in proximus.]1. To censure in terms of opprobrium or contempt.Mezentius ...
||REPROACHABLE, a. 1. Deserving reproach.2. Opprobrious; scurrilous. [Not proper.]
||REPROACHED, pp. Censured in terms of contempt; upbraided.
||REPROACHFUL, a. 1. Expressing censure with contempt; scurrilous; opprobrious; as reproachful ...
||REPROACHFULLY, adv.1. In terms of reproach; opprobriously; scurrilously 1Tim. 5.2. Shamefully; ...
||REPROBATE, a. [L. reprobatus, reprobo, to disallow; re and probo, to prove.]1. Not enduring proof ...
||REP'ROBATED, pp. Disapproved with abhorrence; rejected; abandoned to wickedness or to destruction.
||REP'ROBATENESS, n. The state of being reprobate.
||REP'ROBATER, n. One that reprobates.
||REP'ROBATING, ppr. Disapproving with extreme dislike; rejecting; abandoning to wickedness or to ...
||REPROBA'TION, n. [L. reprobatio.]1. The act of disallowing with detestation, or of expressing ...
||REPROBA'TIONER, n. One who abandons others to eternal destruction.
||REPRODU'CE, v.t. [re and produce.] To produce again; to renew the production of a thing ...
||REPRODU'CED, pp. Produced anew.
||REPRODU'CER, n. One or that which reproduces.
||REPRODU'CING, ppr. Producing anew.
||REPRODUC'TION, n. The act or process of reproducing that which has been destroyed; as the ...
||REPROOF', n. [from reprove. 1. Blame expressed to the face; censure for a fault; ...
||REPROVABLE, a. [from reprove.] Worthy of reproof; deserving censure; blamable.
||REPROVE, v.t. [L. reprobo; re and probo, to prove.]1. To blame; to censure.I will not reprove ...
||REPROVED, pp. Blamed; reprehended; convinced of a fault.
||REPROVER, n. One that reproves; he or that which blames. Conscience is a bold reprover.
||REPROVING, ppr. Blaming; censuring.
||REPRU'NE, v.t. [re and prune.] To prune a second time.
||REPRU'NED, pp. Pruned a second time.
||REPRU'NING, ppr. Pruning a second time.
||REP'TILE, a. [L. reptilis, from repo, to creep, Gr. See Creep.]1. Creeping; moving on the belly, ...
||REPUB'LIC, n. [L. respublica; res and publica; public affairs.]1. A commonwealth; a state in ...
||REPUB'LICAN, a.1. Pertaining to a republic; consisting of a commonwealth; as a republican ...
||REPUB'LICANISM, n. 1. A republican form or system of government.2. Attachment to a republican ...
||REPUB'LICANIZE, v.t. To convert to republican principles; as, to republicanize the rising ...
||REPUBLICA'TION, n. [re and publication.]1. A second publication, or a new publication of ...
||REPUB'LISH, v.t. [re and publish.]1. To publish a second time, or to publish a new edition of a ...
||REPUB'LISHED, pp. Published anew.
||REPUB'LISHER, n. One who republishes.
||REPUB'LISHING, ppr. Publishing again.
||REPU'DIABLE, a. [from repudiate.] That may be rejected; fit or proper to be put away.
||REPU'DIATE, v.t. [L. repudio.]1. To cast away; to reject; to discard.Atheists - repudiate all ...
||REPU'DIATED, pp. Cast off; rejected; discarded; divorced.
||REPU'DIATING, ppr. Casting off; rejecting; divorcing.
||REPUDIA'TION, n. [L. repudiatio.]1. Rejection.2. Divorce; as the repudiation of a wife.
||REPUGN, n. repu'ne. [L. repugno; re and pugno.To oppose; to resist. [Not used.]