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ri, reɪre

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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


  1. re(Noun)

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

    Etymology: Contraction of (a)re.

  2. re(Noun)


    Etymology: Contraction of (a)re.

  3. re(Verb)


    Etymology: Contraction of (a)re.

  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.

    Etymology: Contraction of (a)re.

  5. (ProperNoun)

    An island off the west coast of France, by La Rochelle

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

    Etymology: [It.]


  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".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Re

    rā, n. (mus.). Same as Ray.

  2. Re

    rē, n. a word used in the legal phrase In re, in the case (of). [L., abl. of res, thing, case.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. RE

    Common spoken and written shorthand for regexp.

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Anagrams for re »

  1. er , 'er, ER

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of re in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of re in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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