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Re definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RE, a prefix or inseparable particle in the composition of words, denotes return, repetition, iteration. It is contracted from red, which the Latins retained in words beginning with a vowel, as in redamo, redeo, redintegro. In a few English words, all or most of which, I believe, we receive from the French, it has lost its appropriate signification, as in rejoice, recommend, receive.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum [syn: rhenium, Re, atomic number 75]
2: ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods [syn: Ra, Re]
3: the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization [syn: re, ray]

Merriam Webster's

symbol rhenium

Merriam Webster's

verb Date: 1591 are <you're right>

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: Medieval Latin, from the syllable sung to this note in a medieval hymn to Saint. John the Baptist Date: 14th century the second tone of the diatonic scale in solmization II. preposition Etymology: Latin, ablative of res thing more at real Date: 1707 with regard to ; in re

Oxford Reference Dictionary

abbr. 1 (in the UK) Royal Engineers. 2 religious education.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

symb. Chem. the element rhenium.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. prep. 1 in the matter of (as the first word in a heading, esp. of a legal document). 2 colloq. about, concerning. Etymology: L, ablat. of res thing 2. var. of RAY(3).

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Re Re (r[=a]). [It.] (Mus.) A syllable applied in solmization to the second tone of the diatonic scale of C; in the American system, to the second tone of any diatonic scale.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

You use re in business letters, faxes, or other documents to introduce a subject or item which you are going to discuss or refer to in detail. Dear Mrs Cox, Re: Household Insurance. We note from our files that we have not yet received your renewal instructions. = regarding

Moby Thesaurus

about, anent, apropos of, as, as for, as regards, as respects, as to, concerning, in connection with, in point of, in re, in reference to, in regard to, in relation to, in relation with, in respect to, of, on, pertaining to, pertinent to, referring to, regarding, relating to, relative to, respecting, speaking of, touching, upon, with regard to, with respect to




 


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