Webster's Dictionary, 1913
[ Latin restrictus
, past participle of restringere
. See Restrain
Restrict transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Restricted
; present participle & verbal noun Restricting
.] To restrain within bounds; to limit; to confine; as, to restrict worlds to a particular meaning; to restrict a patient to a certain diet. Syn.
-- To limit; bound; circumscribe; restrain; repress; curb; coerce.
[ French restriction
, Latin restrictio
.] 1. The act of restricting, or state of being restricted; confinement within limits or bounds.
This is to have the same restriction with all other recreations,that it be made a divertisement. Giv. of Tonque. 2. That which restricts; limitation; restraint; as, restrictions on trade.
Restrictionary adjective Restrictive. [ R.]
Restrictive adjective [ Confer French restrictif .]
1. Serving or tending to restrict; limiting; as, a restrictive particle; restrictive laws of trade. 2. Astringent or styptic in effect. [ Obsolete] Wiseman. -- Re*strict"ive*ly , adverb -- Re*strict"ive*ness , noun
Restringe transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Restringed
; present participle & verbal noun Restringing
.] [ Latin restringere
. See Restrain
.] To confine; to contract; to stringe.
Restringency noun Quality or state of being restringent; astringency. [ Obsolete] Sir W. Petty.
Restringent adjective [ Latin restringens , present participle: confer French restringent .] Restringing; astringent; styptic. [ Obsolete] -- noun A restringent medicine. [ Obsolete] Harvey.
Restrive intransitive verb To strive anew.
Resty adjective Disposed to rest; indisposed toexercton; sluggish; also, restive.
[ Obsolete] Burton.
Where the master is too resty or too rich to say his own prayers. Milton.
Resubjection noun A second subjection.
Resublime transitive verb To sublime again. Newton. -- Re*sub`li*ma"tion noun
[ Latin resudare
to sweat again. See Sudation
.] Act of sweating again.
Result intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Resulted
; present participle & verbal noun Resulting
.] [ French résulter
, from Latin resultare
, to spring or leap back, v. intens. from resilire
. See Resile
.] 1. To leap back; to rebound.
The huge round stone, resulting with a bound. Pope. 2. To come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; -- followed by in ; as, this measure will result in good or in evil. 3. To proceed, spring, or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought, or endeavor.
Pleasure and peace do naturally result from a holy and good life. Tillotson. Resulting trust (Law)
, a trust raised by implication for the benefit of a party granting an estate. The phrase is also applied to a trust raised by implication for the benefit of a party who advances the purchase money of an estate, etc. Bouvier.
-- Resulting use (Law)
, a use which, being limited by the deed, expires or can not vest, and thence returns to him who raised it. Bouvier. Syn.
-- To proceed; spring; rise; arise; ensue; terminate.
Result noun 1. A flying back; resilience.
Sound is produced between the string and the air by the return or the result of the string. Bacon. 2. That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect; as, the result of a course of action; the result of a mathematical operation.
If our proposals once again were heard, Milton. 3. The decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree.
We should compel them to a quick result .
Then of their session ended they bid cry Milton. Syn.
With trumpet's regal sound the great result .
-- Effect; consequence; conclusion; inference; issue; event. See Effect
Resultance noun The act of resulting; that which results; a result. Donne.
[ Latin resultans
, present participle : confer French résultant
.] Resulting or issuing from a combination; existing or following as a result or consequence. Resultant force
or motion (Mech.)
, a force which is the result of two or more forces acting conjointly, or a motion which is the result of two or more motions combined. See Composition of forces , under Composition .
Resultant noun That which results.
Specifically: (a) (Mech.) A reultant force or motion. (b) (Math.) An eliminant.
The resultant of homogeneous general functions of n variables is that function of their coefficients which, equaled to zero, expresses in the simplest terms the condition of the possibility of their existence. Sylvester.
Resultate noun [ Latin resultatus , past participle ] A result. [ Obsolete] "The resultate of their counsil." BAcon.
Resultful adjective HAving results or effects.
Resultive adjective Resultant. [ Obsolete] Fuller.
Resultless adjective Being without result; as, resultless investigations.
Resumable adjective Capable of, or admitting of, being resumed. Sir M. HAle.
[ French See Resume
.] A summing up; a condensed statement; an abridgment or brief recapitulation.
The exellent little résumé thereof in Dr. Landsborough's book. C. Kingsley.
Resume transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Resumed
; present participle & verbal noun Resuming
.] [ Latin resumere
; prefix re-
re- + sumere
to take: confer French résumer
. See Assume
.] 1. To take back.
The sun, like this, from which our sight we have, Denham.
Gazed on too long, resumes the light he gave.
Perhaps God will resume the blessing he has bestowed ere he attains the age of manhood. Sir W. Scott. 2. To enter upon, or take up again.
Reason resumed her place, and Passion fled. Dryden. 3. To begin again; to recommence, as something which has been interrupted; as, to resume an argument or discourse.
Resummon transitive verb To summon again.
Resummons noun A second summons.
[ cf. French résumption
, Latin resumptio
restoration, recovery, from resumere
. See Resume
.] 1. The act of resuming; as, the resumption of a grant, of delegated powers, of an argument, of specie payments, etc. 2. (Eng.Law) The taking again into the king's hands of such lands or tenements as he had granted to any man on false suggestions or other error.
Resumptive adjective [ cf. Latin resumptivus restorative.] Taking back; resuming, or tending toward resumption; as, resumptive measures.
[ Latin resupinatus
, past participle of resupinare
to bend back. See Resupine
.] Inverted in position; appearing to be upside down or reversed, as the flowers of the orchis and the leaves of some plants.
Resupinated adjective Resupinate.
Resupination noun The state of luing on the back; the state of being resupinate, or reversed.
Our Vitruvius calleth this affection in the eye a resupination of the figure. Sir H. Wotton.
[ Latin resupinus
; prefix re-
re- + supinus
bent backward, supine.] Lying on the back; supine; hence, careless. Sir K. Digby.
He spake, and, downward swayed, fell resupine , Cowper.
With his huge neck aslant.
Resupply transitive verb To supply again.
Resurgence noun The act of rising again; resurrection.
[ Latin resurgens
, present participle of resurgere
. See Resurrection
.] Rising again, as from the dead. Coleridge.
Resurgent noun One who rises again, as from the dead. [ R.] Sydney Smith.
Resurrect transitive verb
[ See Resurrection
.] 1. To take from the grave; to disinter.
[ Slang] 2. To reanimate; to restore to life; to bring to view (that which was forgotten or lost).
[ French résurrection
, Latin resurrectio
, from resurgere
, to rise again; prefix re-
re- + surgere
to rise. See Source
.] 1. A rising again; the resumption of vigor. 2. Especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption of life by the dead; as, the resurrection of Jesus Christ; the general resurrection of all the dead at the Day of Judgment.
Nor after resurrection shall he stay Milton. 3. State of being risen from the dead; future state.
Longer on earth.
In the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage. Matt. xxii. 30. 4. The cause or exemplar of a rising from the dead.
I am the resurrection , and the life. John xi. 25. Cross of the resurrection
, a slender cross with a pennant floating from the junction of the bars.
-- Resurrection plant (Botany)
, a name given to several species of Selaginella (as S. convoluta and S. lepidophylla ), flowerless plants which, when dry, close up so as to resemble a bird's nest, but revive and expand again when moistened. The name is sometimes also given to the rose of Jericho. See under Rose .
Resurrectionist noun One who steals bodies from the grave, as for dissection. [ Slang]
Resurrectionize transitive verb To raise from the dead. [ R.] Southey.
Resurvey transitive verb To survey again or anew; to review. Shak.
Resurvey noun A second or new survey.
Resuscitable adjective Capable of resuscitation; as, resuscitable plants. Boyle.
Resuscitant noun One who, or that which resuscitates. Also used adjectively.
[ Latin resuscitatus
, past participle of resuscitare
; prefix re-
re- + suscitare
to raise, rouse. See Suscitate
.] Restored to life.
[ R.] Bp. Gardiner.
Resuscitate transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Resuscitated
; present participle & verbal noun Resuscitating
.] To revivify; to revive; especially, to recover or restore from apparent death; as, to resuscitate a drowned person; to resuscitate withered plants.
Resuscitate intransitive verb To come to life again; to revive.
These projects, however often slain, always resuscitate . J. S. Mill.
[ Latin resuscitatio
.] The act of resuscitating, or state of being resuscitated.
The subject of resuscitation by his sorceries. Sir W. Scott.
Resuscitative adjective Tending to resuscitate; reviving; revivifying.
Resuscitator noun [ Latin ] One who, or that which, resuscitates.