Definitions for riferaɪf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rife(adj)

    most frequent or common

    "prevailing winds"

  2. overabundant, plethoric, rife(adj)

    excessively abundant


  1. rife(Adverb)

    Plentifully, abundantly.

    The snowdrops grow rife on the slopes of Mount Pembroke.

  2. rife(Adjective)

    Abounding; present in large numbers, plentiful.

    The red deer are rife in these woodlands.

  3. rife(Adjective)

    Widespread, common (especially of unpleasant or harmful things).

    The red deer are rife in these woodlands.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rife(adj)

    prevailing; prevalent; abounding

  2. Rife(adj)

    having power; active; nimble

  3. Origin: [AS. rf abundant, or Icel. rfr munificent; akin to OD. riff, rijve, abundant.]


  1. RIFE

    RIFE is a content management framework designed for rapid web application development in Java, without using J2EE. RIFE's design blends together in a consistent component object model two approaches, request-based and component-based. Through a centralized site structure, an application can be split up into reusable binary modules that can be integrated into other projects.

Anagrams for rife »

  1. fire, refi

  2. Fire

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • diffusoItalian
  • schering en inslagDutch
  • распространённый, обильно, кишащий, изобилующийRussian

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