Renterer Ren"ter·er noun One who renters.
Rentier Ren`tier" noun [ French See 5th Rent .] One who has a fixed income, as from lands, stocks, or the like.
Renumerate Re·nu"mer·ate transitive verb [ Latin renumeratus , past participle of renumerare to count over, count up; prefix re- re- + numerare to count. See Numerate .] To recount.
Renunciation Re·nun`ci·a"tion noun [ Confer French renonciation , Latin renuntiatio ann announcement. See Renounce .] 1. The act of renouncing. 2. (Law) Formal declination to take out letters of administration, or to assume an office, privilege, or right. Syn. -- Renouncement; disownment; disavowal; disavowment; disclaimer; rejection; abjuration; recantation; denial; abandonment; relinquishment.
Renunciatory Re·nun"ci·a·to·ry adjective [ Confer Late Latin renuntiatorius .] Pertaining to renunciation; containing or declaring a renunciation; as, renunciatory vows.
Renverse Ren·verse" transitive verb
[ French renverser
; Latin prefix re-
re- + in
in, into + versare
, v. intens. from vertere
to turn.] To reverse.
Whose shield he bears renverst . Spenser.
Renverse Ren·verse" (r?n*v?rs"), or Ren`ver`sé" (r?n`v?r`s?") , adjective [ French renversé , past participle ] (Her.) Reversed; set with the head downward; turned contrary to the natural position.
Renversement Ren·verse"ment (-m e nt) noun [ French] A reversing. [ Obsolete]
Renvoy Ren·voy" (-voi") transitive verb [ French renvoyer .] To send back. [ Obsolete] "Not dismissing or renvoying her." Bacon.
Renvoy Ren·voy" noun [ French renvoi .] A sending back. [ Obsolete]
Reobtain Re`ob·tain" transitive verb To obtain again.
Reobtainable Re`ob·tain"a·ble adjective That may be reobtained.
Reoccupy Re·oc"cu·py transitive verb To occupy again.
Reometer Re·om"e·ter noun Same as Rheometer .
Reopen Re·o"pen transitive verb & i. To open again.
Reoppose Re`op·pose" transitive verb To oppose again.
Reordain Re`or·dain" transitive verb [ Prefix re- re- + ordain : confer French réordonner .] To ordain again, as when the first ordination is considered defective. Bp. Burnet.
Reorder Re·or"der transitive verb To order a second time.
Reordination Re·or`di·na"tion noun A second ordination.
Reorganization Re·or`gan·i·za"tion noun The act of reorganizing; a reorganized existence; as, reorganization of the troops.
Reorganize Re·or"gan·ize transitive verb & i. To organize again or anew; as, to reorganize a society or an army.
Reorient Re·o"ri·ent adjective Rising again.
The life reorient out of dust. Tennyson.
Reostat Re"o·stat noun (Physics) See Rheostat .
Reotrope Re"o·trope noun (Physics) See Rheotrope .
Rep Rep noun [ Prob. a corruption of rib : confer French reps .] A fabric made of silk or wool, or of silk and wool, and having a transversely corded or ribbed surface.
Rep Rep adjective Formed with a surface closely corded, or ribbed transversely; -- applied to textile fabrics of silk or wool; as, rep silk.
Rep-silver Rep"-sil`ver noun [ See Reap .] Money anciently paid by servile tenants to their lord, in lieu of the customary service of reaping his corn or grain.
Repace Re·pace" transitive verb To pace again; to walk over again in a contrary direction.
Repacify Re·pac"i·fy transitive verb To pacify again.
Repack Re·pack" transitive verb To pack a second time or anew; as, to repack beef; to repack a trunk.
Repacker Re·pack"er noun One who repacks.
Repaganize Re·pa"gan·ize transitive verb To paganize anew; to bring back to paganism.
Repaid Re·paid" (r?-p?d"), imperfect & past participle of Repay .
Repaint Re·paint" transitive verb To paint anew or again; as, to repaint a house; to repaint the ground of a picture.
Repair Re·pair" intransitive verb
[ Middle English repairen
, Old French repairier
to return, from Latin repatriare
to return to one's contry, to go home again; prefix re-
re- + patria
native country, from pater
father. See Father
, and confer Repatriate
.] 1. To return.
I thought . . . that he repaire should again. Chaucer. 2. To go; to betake one's self; to resort; ass, to repair to sanctuary for safety. Chaucer.
Go, mount the winds, and to the shades repair . Pope.
Repair Re·pair" noun
[ Old French repaire
retreat, asylum, abode. See Repair
to go.] 1. The act of repairing or resorting to a place.
[ R.] Chaucer.
The king sent a proclamation for their repair to their houses. Clarendon. 2. Place to which one repairs; a haunt; a resort.
There the fierce winds his tender force assail Dryden.
And beat him downward to his first repair .
Repair Re·pair" transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Repaired
(-p?rd"); present participle & verbal noun Repairing
.] [ French réparer
, Latin reparare; prefix re-
re- + parare
to prepare. See Pare
, and confer Reparation
.] 1. To restore to a sound or good state after decay, injury, dilapidation, or partial destruction; to renew; to restore; to mend; as, to repair a house, a road, a shoe, or a ship; to repair a shattered fortune.
Secret refreshings that repair his strength. Milton.
Do thou, as thou art wont, repair Wordsworth. 2. To make amends for, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to indemnify for; as, to repair a loss or damage.
My heart with gladness.
I 'll repair the misery thou dost bear. Shak. Syn.
-- To restore, recover; renew; amend; mend; retrieve; recruit.
Repair Re·pair" noun 1. Restoration to a sound or good state after decay, waste, injury, or partial restruction; supply of loss; reparation; as, materials are collected for the repair of a church or of a city.
Sunk down and sought repair Milton. 2. Condition with respect to soundness, perfectness, etc.; as, a house in good, or bad, repair ; the book is out of repair .
Of sleep, which instantly fell on me.
Repairable Re·pair"a·ble adjective Reparable. Gauden.
Repairer Re·pair"er noun One who, or that which, repairs, restores, or makes amends.
Repairment Re·pair"ment noun Act of repairing.
Repand Re·pand" adjective [ Latin repandus bent backward, turned up; prefix re- re- + pandus bent, crooked.] (Bot. & Zool.) Having a slightly undulating margin; -- said of leaves.
Reparability Rep`a·ra·bil"i·ty noun The quality or state of being reparable.
Reparable Rep"a·ra·ble adjective [ Latin reparabilis : confer French réparable .] Capable of being repaired, restored to a sound or good state, or made good; restorable; as, a reparable injury.
Reparably Rep"a·ra·bly adverb In a reparable manner.
Reparation Rep`a·ra"tion noun
[ French réparation
, Latin reparatio
. See Repair
to mend.] 1. The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway; -- in this sense, repair is oftener used. Arbuthnot. 2. The act of making amends or giving satisfaction or compensation for a wrong, injury, etc.; also, the thing done or given; amends; satisfaction; indemnity.
I am sensible of the scandal I have given by my loose writings, and make what reparation I am able. Dryden. Syn.
-- Restoration; repair; restitution; compensation; amends; satisfaction.
Reparative Re·par"a·tive adjective Repairing, or tending to repair. Jer. Taylor.
Reparative Re·par"a·tive noun That which repairs. Sir H. Wotton.
Reparel Re·par"el noun [ Confer Reapparel .] A change of apparel; a second or different suit. [ Obsolete] Beau. & Fl.
Repartee Rep`ar·tee" noun
[ French repartie
, from repartir
to reply, depart again; prefix re-
to part, depart. See Part
.] A smart, ready, and witty reply.
Cupid was as bad as he; Prior. Syn.
Hear but the youngster's repartee .
-- Retort; reply. See Retort