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Re-mark transitive verb [ Prefix re- + mark .] To mark again, or a second time; to mark anew.

Remainder noun [ Old French remaindre , inf. See Remain .]
1. Anything that remains, or is left, after the separation and removal of a part; residue; remnant. "The last remainders of unhappy Troy." Dryden.

If these decoctions be repeated till the water comes off clear, the remainder yields no salt.
Arbuthnot.

2. (Math.) The quantity or sum that is left after subtraction, or after any deduction.

3. (Law) An estate in expectancy, generally in land, which becomes an estate in possession upon the determination of a particular prior estate, created at the same time, and by the same instrument; for example, if land be conveyed to A for life, and on his death to B, A's life interest is a particuar estate, and B's interest is a remainder , or estate in remainder .

Syn. -- Balance; rest; residue; remnant; leavings.

Remainder adjective Remaining; left; left over; refuse.

Which is as dry as the remainder biscuit
After a voyage.
Shak.

Remainder-man (- măn) noun ; plural Remainder-men (-mĕn). (Law) One who has an estate after a particular estate is determined. See Remainder , noun , 3. Blackstone.

Remake transitive verb To make anew.

Remand transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Remanded ; present participle & verbal noun Remanding .] [ French remander to send word again, Latin remandare ; prefix re- re- + mandare to commit, order, send word. See Mandate .] To recommit; to send back.

Remand it to its former place.
South.

Then were they remanded to the cage again.
Bunyan.

Remand noun The act of remanding; the order for recommitment.

Remandment (-m e nt) noun A remand.

Remanence (r?m"?*n e ns), Rem"a*nen*cy (-n e n*s?) noun [ Confer Old French remanence , Late Latin remanentia , from Latin remanens . See Remanent , adjective ] The state of being remanent; continuance; permanence. [ R.] Jer. Taylor.

The remanence of the will in the fallen spirit.
Coleridge.

Remanent (-n e nt) noun [ See Remanent , adjective ] That which remains; a remnant; a residue.

Remanent adjective [ Latin remanens , present participle of remanere . See Remain , and confer Remnant .] Remaining; residual.

That little hope that is remanent hath its degree according to the infancy or growth of the habit.
Jer. Taylor.

Remanent magnetism (Physics) , magnetism which remains in a body that has little coercive force after the magnetizing force is withdrawn, as soft iron; -- called also residual magnetism .

Remanet noun [ Latin , it remains.] (Legal Practice) A case for trial which can not be tried during the term; a postponed case. [ Eng.]

Remark transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Remarked (-m?rkt"); present participle & verbal noun Remarking .] [ French remarquer ; prefix re- re- + marquer to mark, marque a mark, of German origin, akin to English mark . See Mark , v. & noun ]
1. To mark in a notable manner; to distinquish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to piont out. [ Obsolete]

Thou art a man remarked to taste a mischief.
Ford.

His manacles remark him; there he sits.
Milton.

2. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally; as, to remark the manner of a speaker.

3. To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause; as, he remarked that it was time to go.

Syn. -- To observe; notice; heed; regard; note; say. -- Remark , Observe , Notice . To observe is to keep or hold a thing distinctly before the mind. To remark is simply to mark or take note of whatever may come up. To notice implies still less continuity of attention. When we turn from these mental states to the expression of them in language, we find the same distinction. An observation is properly the result of somewhat prolonged thought; a remark is usually suggested by some passing occurence; a notice is in most cases something cursory and short. This distinction is not always maintained as to remark and observe , which are often used interchangeably. " Observing men may form many judgments by the rules of similitude and proportion." I. Watts. "He can not distinguish difficult and noble speculations from trifling and vulgar remarks ." Collier. "The thing to be regarded, in taking notice of a child's miscarriage, is what root it springs from." Locke.

Remark intransitive verb To make a remark or remarks; to comment.

Remark noun [ Confer French remarque .]
1. Act of remarking or attentively noticing; notice or observation.

The cause, though worth the search, may yet elude
Conjecture and remark , however shrewd.
Cowper.

2. The expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; the mention of that which is worthy of attention or notice; hence, also, a casual observation, comment, or statement; as, a pertinent remark .

Syn. -- Observation; note; comment; annotation.

Remarkable adjective [ French remarquable .] Worthy of being remarked or noticed; noticeable; conspicuous; hence, uncommon; extraordinary.

'T is remarkable , that they
Talk most who have the least to say.
Prior.

There is nothing left remarlable
Beneath the visiting moon.
Shak.

Syn. -- Observable; noticeable; extraordinary; unusual; rare; strange; wonderful; notable; eminent.

-- Re*mark"a*ble*ness , noun -- Re*mark"a*bly , adverb

Remarker noun One who remarks.

Remarque noun Also Remark (Engraving) (a) A small design etched on the margin of a plate and supposed to be removed after the earliest proofs have been taken; also, any feature distinguishing a particular stage of the plate. (b) A print or proof so distinguished; -- commonly called a Remarque proof .

Remarriage noun A second or repeated marriage.

Remarry transitive verb & i. To marry again.

Remast transitive verb To furnish with a new mast or set of masts.

Remasticate transitive verb To chew or masticate again; to chew over and over, as the cud.

Remastication noun The act of masticating or chewing again or repeatedly.

Remberge noun See Ramberge .

Remblai noun [ French, from remblayer to fill up an excavation, to embank.] (Fort. & Engin.) Earth or materials made into a bank after having been excavated.

Remble (r...m"b'l) transitive verb [ Confer Old French embler to steal, from Latin involare to fly into or at, to carry off.] To remove. [ Prov. Eng.] Grose. Tennyson.

Reme (r...m) noun Realm. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Remean (r...-m...n") transitive verb To give meaning to; to explain the meaning of; to interpret. [ Obsolete] Wyclif.

Remeant (r..."m...* a nt) adjective [ Latin remeans , -antis , present participle of remeare to go or come back.] Coming back; returning. [ R.] "Like the remeant sun." C. Kingsley.

Remeasure transitive verb To measure again; to retrace.

They followed him . . .
The way they came, their steps remeasured right.
Fairfax.

Remede noun Remedy. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Remediable adjective [ Latin remediabilis : confer French remédiable .] Capable of being remedied or cured.

-- Re*me"di*a*ble*ness , noun - Re*me"di*a*bly , adverb

Remedial (- a l) adjective [ Latin remedialis .] Affording a remedy; intended for a remedy, or for the removal or abatement of an evil; as, remedial treatment.

Statutes are declaratory or remedial .
Blackstone.

It is an evil not compensated by any beneficial result; it is not remedial , not conservative.
I. Taylor.

Remedially adverb In a remedial manner.

Remediate adjective Remedial. [ R.] Shak.

Remediless adjective
1. Not admitting of a remedy; incapable of being restored or corrected; incurable; irreparable; as, a remediless mistake or loss. "Chains remedilesse ." Spenser.

Hopeless are all my evils, all remediless .
Milton.

2. Not answering as a remedy; ineffectual. [ Obsolete]

Forced to forego the attempt remediless .
Spenser.

Syn. -- Incurable; cureless; irremediable; irrecoverable; irretrievable; irreparable; desperate.

-- Re*med"i*less , adverb [ Obsolete] Udall. -- Re*med"i*less*ly , adverb -- Re*med"i*less*ness , noun

Remedy noun ; plural Remedies (-d...z). [ Latin remedium ; prefix re- re- + mederi to heal, to cure: confer French remède remedy, remédier to remedy. See Medical .]


1. That which relieves or cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; -- with for ; as, a remedy for the gout.

2. That which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; -- followed by for or against , formerly by to .

What may else be remedy or cure
To evils which our own misdeeds have wrought,
He will instruct us.
Milton.

3. (Law) The legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong.

Civil remedy . See under Civil . -- Remedy of the mint (Coinage) , a small allowed deviation from the legal standard of weight and fineness; -- called also tolerance .

Syn. -- Cure; restorative; counteraction; reparation; redress; relief; aid; help; assistance.

Remedy transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Remedied (-d?d); present participle & verbal noun Remedying .] [ Latin remediare , remediari : confer French rem...dier . See Remedy , noun ] To apply a remedy to; to relieve; to cure; to heal; to repair; to redress; to correct; to counteract.

I will remedy this gear ere long.
Shak.

Remelt transitive verb To melt again.

Remember transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Remembered (-b?rd); present participle & verbal noun Remembering .] [ Old French remebrer , Latin rememorari ; prefix re- re- + memorare to bring to remembrance, from memor mindful. See Memory , and confer Rememorate .]
1. To have ( a notion or idea) come into the mind again, as previously perceived, known, or felt; to have a renewed apprehension of; to bring to mind again; to think of again; to recollect; as, I remember the fact; he remembers the events of his childhood; I cannot remember dates.

We are said to remember anything, when the idea of it arises in the mind with the consciousness that we have had this idea before.
I. Watts.

2. To be capable of recalling when required; to keep in mind; to be continually aware or thoughtful of; to preserve fresh in the memory; to attend to; to think of with gratitude, affection, respect, or any other emotion.

Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Ex. xx. 8.

That they may have their wages duly paid 'em,
And something over to remember me by.
Shak.

Remember what I warn thee; shun to taste.
Milton.

3. To put in mind; to remind; -- also used reflexively and impersonally. [ Obsolete] " Remembering them the trith of what they themselves known." Milton.

My friends remembered me of home.
Chapman.

Remember you of passed heaviness.
Chaucer.

And well thou wost [ knowest] if it remember thee.
Chaucer.

4. To mention. [ Obsolete] "As in many cases hereafter to be remembered ." Ayliffe.

5. To recall to the mind of another, as in the friendly messages, remember me to him, he wishes to be remembered to you, etc.

Remember intransitive verb To execise or have the power of memory; as, some remember better than others. Shak.

Rememberable adjective Capable or worthy of being remembered. -- Re*mem"ber*a*bly , adverb

The whole vale of Keswick is so rememberable .
Coleridge.

Rememberer noun One who remembers.

Remembrance (-br a ns) noun [ Old French remembrance .]


1. The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.

Lest fierce remembrance wake my sudden rage.
Milton.

Lest the remembrance of his grief should fail.
Addison.

2. The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; recollection.

This, ever grateful, in remembrance bear.
Pope.

3. Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory. Shak.

4. That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.

And on his breast a bloody cross he bore,
The dear remembrance of his dying Lord.
Spenser.

Keep this remembrance for thy Julia's sake.
Shak.

5. Something to be remembered; counsel; admoni......on; instruction. [ Obsolete] Shak.

6. Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.

Thee I have heard relating what was done
Ere my remembrance .
Milton.

Syn. -- Recollection; reminiscence. See Memory .

Remembrancer noun
1. One who, or that which, serves to bring to, or keep in, mind; a memento; a memorial; a reminder.

Premature consiolation is but the remembrancer of sorrow.
Goldsmith.

Ye that are the lord's remembrancers .
Isa. lxii. 6. (Rev. Ver.).

2. A term applied in England to several officers, having various functions, their duty originally being to bring certain matters to the attention of the proper persons at the proper time. "The remembrancer of the lord treasurer in the exchequer." Bacon.

Rememorate intransitive verb [ Latin rememoratus , past participle of rememorari . See Remember .] To recall something by means of memory; to remember. [ Obsolete] Bryskett.

Rememoration noun [ French remémoration , or Latin rememoratio .] A recalling by the faculty of memory; remembrance. [ Obsolete & R.] Bp. Montagu.

Rememorative adjective Tending or serving to remind. [ R.]

Remenant noun A remnant. [ Obsolete]

Remercie, Remercy (re- mẽr"sȳ) transitive verb [ French remercier ; prefix re- re- + Old French mercier to thank, from Old French & French merci . See Mercy .] To thank. [ Obsolete]

She him remercied as the patron of her life.
Spenser.