Répertoire Ré`per`toire" (F. ra`pâr`twär"; E. rĕp"ẽr*twär) noun [ French See Repertory .] A list of dramas, operas, pieces, parts, etc., which a company or a person has rehearsed and is prepared to perform.
Repertory Rep"er·to·ry noun [ Latin repertorium , from reperire to find again; prefix re- re + parire , parere , to bring forth, procure: confer French répertoire . Confer Parent .] 1. A place in which things are disposed in an orderly manner, so that they can be easily found, as the index of a book, a commonplace book, or the like. 2. A treasury; a magazine; a storehouse. 3. Same as Répertoire .
Reperusal Re`pe·rus"al noun A second or repeated perusal.
Reperuse Re`pe·ruse" transitive verb To peruse again. Ld. Lytton.
Repetend Rep`e·tend noun [ Latin repetendus to be repeated, from repetere to repeat.] (Math.) That part of a circulating decimal which recurs continually, ad infinitum : -- sometimes indicated by a dot over the first and last figures; thus, in the circulating decimal .728328328 + (otherwise .7&2dot;8&3dot;), the repetend is 283.
[ Latin repetitio
: confer French répétition
. See Repeat
.] 1. The act of repeating; a doing or saying again; iteration.
I need not be barren of accusations; he hath faults, with surplus to tire in repetition . Shak. 2. Recital from memory; rehearsal. 3. (Mus.) The act of repeating, singing, or playing, the same piece or part a second time; reiteration of a note. 4. (Rhet.) Reiteration, or repeating the same word, or the same sense in different words, for the purpose of making a deeper impression on the audience. 5. (Astron. & Surv.) The measurement of an angle by successive observations with a repeating instrument. Syn.
-- Iteration; rehearsal. See Tautology
Repetitional Rep`e·ti"tion·al (- a l). Rep`e*ti"tion*a*ry (-?-r?) , adjective Of the nature of, or containing, repetition. [ R.]
Repetitioner Rep`e·ti"tion·er noun One who repeats. [ Obsolete]
Repetitious Rep`e·ti"tious adjective Repeating; containing repetition. [ U.S.] Dr. T. Dwight.
Repetitive Re·pet"i·tive adjective Containing repetition; repeating. [ R.]
Repetitor Rep"e·ti`tor noun [ Confer Latin repetitor a reclaimer.] (Ger.Univ.) A private instructor.
Repine Re·pine" intransitive verb
[ Prefix re-
to languish.] 1. To fail; to wane.
[ Obsolete] " Reppening
courage yields no foot to foe." Spenser. 2. To continue pining; to feel inward discontent which preys on the spirits; to indulge in envy or complaint; to murmur.
But Lachesis thereat gan to repine . Spenser.
What if the head, the eye, or ear repined Pope.
To serve mere engines to the ruling mind?
Repine Re·pine" noun Vexation; mortification. [ Obsolete] Shak.
Repiner Re·pin"er noun One who repines.
Repiningly Re·pin"ing·ly adverb With repening or murmuring.
Repkie Rep"kie noun [ From the native name.] (Zoology) Any edible sea urchin. [ Alaska]
Replace Re·place" transitive verb
[ Prefix re-
: confer French replacer
.] 1. To place again; to restore to a former place, position, condition, or the like.
The earl . . . was replaced in his government. Bacon. 2. To refund; to repay; to restore; as, to replace a sum of money borrowed. 3. To supply or substitute an equivalent for; as, to replace a lost document.
With Israel, religion replaced morality. M. Arnold. 4. To take the place of; to supply the want of; to fulfull the end or office of.
This duty of right intention does not replace or supersede the duty of consideration. Whewell. 5. To put in a new or different place.
» The propriety of the use of replace
instead of displace
, take the place of
, as in the third and fourth definitions, is often disputed on account of etymological discrepancy; but the use has been sanctioned by the practice of careful writers. Replaced crystal (Crystallog.)
, a crystal having one or more planes in the place of its edges or angles.
Replaceability Re·place`a·bil"i·ty noun The quality, state, or degree of being replaceable.
Replaceable Re·place"a·ble adjective 1. Capable or admitting of being put back into a place. 2. Admitting of having its place supplied by a like thing or an equivalent; as, the lost book is replaceable . 3. (Chemistry) Capable of being replaced (by), or of being exchanged (for); as, the hydrogen of acids is replaceable by metals or by basic radicals.
Replacement Re·place"ment (-m e nt) noun 1. The act of replacing. 2. (Crystallog.) The removal of an edge or an angle by one or more planes.
Replait Re·plait" transitive verb To plait or fold again; to fold, as one part over another, again and again.
Replant Re·plant" transitive verb To plant again.
Replantable Re·plant"a·ble adjective That may be planted again.
Replantation Re`plan·ta"tion noun The act of planting again; a replanting. [ R.] Hallywell.
Replead Re·plead" transitive verb & i. To plead again.
Repleader Re·plead"er noun (Law) A second pleading, or course of pleadings; also, the right of pleading again.
Whenever a repleader is granted, the pleadings must begin de novo . Blackstone.
Replenish Re·plen"ish transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Replenished
(-?sht); present participle & verbal noun Replenishing
.] [ Middle English replenissen
, Old French replenir
; Latin prefix re-
re- + plenus
full. See Full
, and confer Replete
.] 1. To fill again after having been diminished or emptied; to stock anew; hence, to fill completely; to cause to abound.
Multiply and replenish the earth. Gen. i. 28.
The waters thus Milton. 2. To finish; to complete; to perfect.
With fish replenished , and the air with fowl.
We smothered Shak.
The most replenished sweet work of nature.
Replenish Re·plen"ish intransitive verb To recover former fullness.
The humors will not replenish so soon. Bacon.
Replenisher Re·plen"ish·er noun One who replenishes.
Replenishment Re·plen"ish·ment (-m e nt) noun 1. The act of replenishing, or the state of being replenished. 2. That which replenishes; supply. Cowper.
Replete Re·plete" adjective
[ Latin repletus
, past participle of replere
to fill again, fill up; prefix re-
re- + plere
to fill, akin to plenus
full: confer French replet
corpulent. See Plenty
.] Filled again; completely filled; full; charged; abounding.
"His words replete
with guile." Milton.
When he of wine was replet at his feast. Chaucer.
In heads replete with thoughts of other men. Cowper.
Replete Re·plete" transitive verb To fill completely, or to satiety. [ R.]
Repleteness Re·plete"ness noun The state of being replete.
Repletion Re·ple"tion noun
[ Latin repletio
a filling up: confer French réplétion
. See Replete
.] 1. The state of being replete; superabundant fullness.
The tree had too much repletion , and was oppressed with its own sap. Bacon.
Repleccioun [ overeating] ne made her never sick. Chaucer. 2. (Medicine) Fullness of blood; plethora.
Repletive Re·ple"tive adjective [ Confer French réplétif .] Tending to make replete; filling. -- Re*ple"tive*ly , adverb
Repletory Re·ple"to·ry adjective Repletive. [ R.]
Repleviable Re·plev"i·a·ble adjective [ See Replevy .] (Law) Capable of being replevied.
Replevin Re·plev"in noun [ Late Latin replevina . See Replevy , and confer Plevin .] 1. (Law) A personal action which lies to recover possession of goods and chattle wrongfully taken or detained. Originally, it was a remedy peculiar to cases for wrongful distress, but it may generally now be brought in all cases of wrongful taking or detention. Bouvier. 2. The writ by which goods and chattels are replevied.
Replevin Re·plev"in transitive verb (Law) To replevy.
Replevisable Re·plev"i·sa·ble adjective [ Old French replevisable .] Repleviable. Sir M. Hale.
Replevy Re·plev"y transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Replevied (-?d); present participle & verbal noun Replevying .] [ Old French replevir , Late Latin replevire . See Pledge , Replevin .] 1. (Law) To take or get back, by a writ for that purpose (goods and chattels wrongfully taken or detained), upon giving security to try the right to them in a suit at law, and, if that should be determined against the plaintiff, to return the property replevied. 2. (Old Eng. Law) To bail. Spenser.
Replevy Re·plev"y noun Replevin. Mozley & W.
Replica Rep"li·ca noun [ Italian See Reply , v. & noun ] 1. (Fine Arts) A copy of a work of art, as of a picture or statue, made by the maker of the original. 2. (Mus.) Repetition.
Replicant Rep"li·cant noun One who replies.
Replicate Rep"li·cate transitive verb To reply. [ Obsolete]
Replicate Rep"li·cate adjective [ Latin replicatus , past participle of replicare . See Reply .] Folded over or backward; folded back upon itself; as, a replicate leaf or petal; a replicate margin of a shell.
Replication Rep`li·ca"tion noun
[ Latin replicatio
. See Reply
.] 1. An answer; a reply. Shak.
Withouten any repplicacioun . Chaucer. 2. (Law Pleadings) The reply of the plaintiff, in matters of fact, to the defendant's plea. 3. Return or repercussion, as of sound; echo.
To hear the replication of your sounds. Shak. 4. A repetition; a copy. Farrar. Syn.
-- Answer; response; reply; rejoinder.
Replier Re·pli"er noun One who replies. Bacon.
Replum Re"plum noun [ Latin , doorcase.] (Botany) The framework of some pods, as the cress, which remains after the valves drop off. Gray.
Reply Re·ply" intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Replied
(-pl?d"); present participle & verbal noun Replying
.] [ Middle English replien
, Old French replier
, French répliquer
, from Latin replicare
to fold back, make a reply; prefix re-
re- + plicare
to fold. See Ply
, and confer Replica
.] 1. To make a return in words or writing; to respond; to answer.
O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Rom. ix. 20. 2. (Law) To answer a defendant's plea. 3. Figuratively, to do something in return for something done; as, to reply to a signal; to reply to the fire of a battery. Syn.
-- To answer; respond; rejoin.