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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the musical syllable used for the second tone in the ascending diatonic scale.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of re:

1400–50; late ME; see gamut

reri, reɪ(prep.)

  1. with reference to; regarding.

    Category: Business

Origin of re:

1700–10; < L (in the) matter, affair, thing (abl. of rēs)


  1. contraction of

    are: They're leaving.

    Category: Usage Note


  1. Category: Eastern Religions

    Ref: Ra. 2


or re

  1. rupee.

    Category: Numismatics


  1. rhenium.

    Category: Chemistry

* Chem. Symbol..


  1. a prefix, occurring orig. in loanwords from Latin, used to form verbs denoting action in a backward direction (recede; return; revert), action in answer to or intended to undo a situation (rebel; remove; respond; restore; revoke), or action done over, often with the implication that the outcome of the original action was in some way impermanent or inadequate, or that the performance of the new action brings back an earlier state of affairs ({{i}}recapture; reoccur; reposses

    Category: Affix

Origin of re-:

ME < L re-, red-


  1. Reformed Episcopal.

    Category: Religion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rhenium, Re, atomic number 75(noun)

    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

  2. Ra, Re(noun)

    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

  3. re, ray(noun)

    the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. re(preposition)ɪ

    indicates the subject of a letter or memo in business writing

    To: Marketing team From: Richard Marks Re: New ad campaign


  1. re(Noun)

    ray, a syllable used in solfu00E8ge to represent the second note of a major scale.

  2. re(Noun)


  3. re(Verb)


  4. RE(Noun)

    Abbreviation of "recursively enumerable"; the class of decision problems for which a 'yes' answer can be verified by a Turing machine in a finite amount of time.

  5. Origin: Contraction of (a)re.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Re

    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


  1. Re

    Re, bre, moré is an interjection common to Greek, the languages of the Balkans, Turkish, and Venetian, with its "locus... more in the Greek world than elsewhere". It is used in colloquial speech to gain someone's attention, add emphasis, insult, or express surprise or astonishment, like the Spanish che. It is ultimately derived from the vocative μωρέ of the Greek adjective μωρός, related to Greek μωρόν, and origin of the English noun "moron".

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. RE

    Common spoken and written shorthand for regexp.

Anagrams of RE

  1. er , 'er, ER

Translations for RE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


low in price

Eggs are cheap just now.

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