Webster's Dictionary, 1913
Reënactment noun The enacting or passing of a law a second time; the renewal of a law.
Reëncourage transitive verb To encourage again.
Reëndow (-dou") transitive verb To endow again.
Reënforce transitive verb [ Prefix re- + enforce : confer French renforcer .] To strengthen with new force, assistance, material, or support; as, to reënforce an argument; to reënforce a garment; especially, to strengthen with additional troops, as an army or a fort, or with additional ships, as a fleet. [ Written also reinforce .]
[ See Reënforce
, and confer Ranforce
.] Something which reënforces or strengthens.
Specifically: (a) That part of a cannon near the breech which is thicker than the rest of the piece, so as better to resist the force of the exploding powder. See Illust. of Cannon . (b) An additional thickness of canvas, cloth, or the like, around an eyelet, buttonhole, etc.
Reënforced concrete Concrete having within its mass a system of strengthening iron or steel supports. = Ferro- concrete .
1. The act of reënforcing, or the state of being reënforced. 2. That which reënforces; additional force; especially, additional troops or force to augment the strength of any army, or ships to strengthen a navy or fleet.
Reëngage transitive verb & i. To engage a second time or again.
Reëngagement (-m e nt) noun A renewed or repeated engagement.
Reëngrave transitive verb To engrave anew.
Reënjoy (-joi") intransitive verb To enjoy anew. Pope.
Reënjoyment (-m e nt) noun Renewed enjoyment.
Reënkindle transitive verb To enkindle again.
Reënlist transitive verb & i. To enlist again.
Reënlistment (-m e nt) noun A renewed enlistment.
Reënslave transitive verb To enslave again.
Reënter transitive verb
1. To enter again. 2. (Engraving) To cut deeper, as engraved lines on a plate of metal, when the engraving has not been deep enough, or the plate has become worn in printing.
Reënter intransitive verb To enter anew or again. Reëntering angle , an angle of a polygon pointing inward, as a , in the cut. -- Reëntering polygon , a polygon having one or more reëntering angles.
Reëntering noun (Calico Printing.) The process of applying additional colors, by applications of printing blocks, to patterns already partly colored.
Reënthrone transitive verb To enthrone again; to replace on a throne.
Reënthronement (-m e nt) noun A second enthroning.
Reëntrance noun The act entereing again; re...ntry. Hooker.
Reëntrant (-tr a nt) adjective Reëntering; pointing or directed inwardds; as, a re...ntrant angle.
Reëntry noun Card of reëtry , (Whist) , a card that by winning a trick will bring one the lead at an advanced period of the hand.
1. A second or new entry; as, a reëntry into public life. 2. (Law) A resuming or retaking possession of what one has lately foregone; -- applied especially to land; the entry by a lessor upon the premises leased, on failure of the tenant to pay rent or perform the covenants in the lease. Burrill.
Reërect transitive verb To erect again.
Reëstablish transitive verb To establish anew; to fix or confirm again; to restore; as, to reëstablish a covenant; to reëstablish health.
Reëstablisher noun One who establishes again.
Reëstablishment (-mnt) noun The act reëstablishing; the state of being reëstablished. Addison.
Reëstate transitive verb To reëstablish. [ Obsolete] Walis.
Reeve noun (Zoology) The female of the ruff.
Reeve transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Rove
(r?v); present participle & verbal noun Reeving
.] [ Confer Dutch reven
. See Reef
& transitive verb
] (Nautical) To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.
[ Middle English reve
, Anglo-Saxon ger...fa
. Confer Sheriff
.] an officer, steward, bailiff, or governor; -- used chiefly in compounds; as, shire reeve , now written sheriff ; port reeve , etc. Chaucer. Piers Plowman.
Reëxaminable adjective Admitting of being reëxamined or reconsidered. Story.
Reëxamination noun A repeated examination. See under Examination .
Reëxamine transitive verb To examine anew. Hooker.
Reëxchange transitive verb To exchange anew; to reverse (a previous exchange).
Reëxchange noun 1. A renewed exchange; a reversal of an exchange. 2. (Com.) The expense chargeable on a bill of exchange or draft which has been dishonored in a foreign country, and returned to the country in which it was made or indorsed, and then taken up. Bouvier.
The rate of reëxchange is regulated with respect to the drawer, at the course of exchange between the place where the bill of exchange was payable, and the place where it was drawn. Reëxchange can not be cumulated. Walsh.
Reëxhibit transitive verb To exhibit again.
Reëxpel transitive verb To expel again.
Reëxperience noun A renewed or repeated experience.
Reëxport transitive verb To export again, as what has been imported.
Reëxport noun Any commodity reëxported; -- chiefly in the plural.
Reëxportation noun The act of reëxporting, or of exporting an import. A. Smith.
Reëxpulsion noun Renewed or repeated expulsion. Fuller.
Reezed (rēzd) adjective Grown rank; rancid; rusty. [ Obsolete] " Reezed bacon." Marston.
[ See Refection
.] Recompense; atonement; retribution.
[ Obsolete] Howell.
Refait noun [ French] (Card Playing) A drawn game; specif. (Trente et quarante) , a state of the game in which the aggregate pip value of cards dealt to red equals that of those dealt to black. All bets are then off; unless the value is 31, in which case the banker wins half the stakes.
Refar transitive verb
[ Confer French refaire
to do over again.] To go over again; to repeat.
To him therefore this wonder done refar . Fairfax.
Refashion transitive verb To fashion anew; to form or mold into shape a second time. MacKnight.