English dictionary


re |ˌɑːr ˈiː| — 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

re-create |riːkriːˈeɪt| — create anew

re-creation |ˌriːkriːˈeɪʃən| — the act of creating again

re-echo |riː ˈekoʊ| — the echo of an echo

re-emerge |riəˈmɝːdʒ| — appear again

re-enter |riˈɪntər| — enter again

re-entrant |riːˈentrənt| — (of angles) pointing inward

re-equip |riːɪˈkwɪp| — re-equip a factory or plant

re-examine |riegˈzæmən| — question after cross-examination by opposing counsel

re-formed |ˌriː ˈfɔːrmd| — formed again or anew

reach |riːtʃ| — the limits within which something can be effective

reach out |ˈriːtʃ ˈaʊt| — move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense

reachable |ˈriːtʃəbəl| — easily approached

react |riˈækt| — show a response or a reaction to something

reactance |riˈæktəns| — opposition to the flow of electric current resulting from inductance and capacitance (rather than resistance)

reaction |riˈækʃn| — (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others

reactionary |riˈækʃəneri| — an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism

reactionist |riːˈækʃnɪst| — opposed to political or social liberalism or reform

reactivate |riˈæktɪveɪt| — activate (an old file) anew

reactive |riˈæktɪv| — reacting to a stimulus

reactivity |ˌriːækˈtɪvɪti| — responsive to stimulation

reactor |riˈæktər| — an electrical device used to introduce reactance into a circuit

read |riːd| — something that is read

readability |ˌriːdəˈbɪləti| — the quality of written language that makes it easy to read and understand

readable |ˈriːdəbl| — easily deciphered

reader |ˈriːdər| — a person who enjoys reading

readership |ˈriːdərʃɪp| — the audience reached by written communications (books or magazines or newspapers etc.)

readily |ˈredɪli| — without much difficulty

readiness |ˈredinəs| — the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

reading |ˈriːdɪŋ| — the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message

readjust |ˌriːəˈdʒʌst| — adjust anew

readjustment |riəˈdʒəstmənt| — the act of adjusting again (to changed circumstances)

readout |ˈridˌɑʊt| — the output of a computer in readable form

ready |ˈredi| — poised for action

ready-made |ˈredɪ meɪd| — a manufactured artifact (as a garment or piece of furniture) that is made in advance and available for purchase

ready-to-wear |ˈredɪtəˈweə| — ready-made clothing

reaffirm |ˌriːəˈfɜːrm| — affirm once again

reaffirmation |ˌriæfərˈmeɪʃən| — renewed affirmation

reagent |riˈeɪdʒənt| — a chemical agent for use in chemical reactions

real |ˈriːəl| — any rational or irrational number

real-time |ˈrɪəltaɪm| — of or relating to computer systems that update information at the same rate they receive information

realgar |riːˈælɡər| — a rare soft orange mineral consisting of arsenic sulphide; an important ore of arsenic

realign |ˌriːəˈlaɪn| — align anew or better

realism |ˈriːəlɪzəm| — the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth

realist |ˈriəlɪst| — a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them

realistic |ˌriːəˈlɪstɪk| — representing what is real; not abstract or ideal

realistically |ˌriəˈlɪstɪkəli| — in a realistic manner

reality |riˈæləti| — all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you

realizable |ˈriːəlaɪzəbl| — capable of being realized

realization |ˌriːələˈzeɪʃn| — coming to understand something clearly and distinctly

realize |ˈriːəlaɪz| — be fully aware or cognizant of

realized |ˈriːˌlaɪzd| — successfully completed or brought to an end

reallocate |ˌriːˈæləkeɪt| — allocate, distribute, or apportion anew

really |ˈriːəli| — in accordance with truth or fact or reality

realm |relm| — a domain in which something is dominant

realness  — the state of being actual or real

realpolitik |reɪˈɑːlpɑːlɪtiːk| — politics based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations

realtor |ˈriːəltər| — a real estate agent who is a member of the National Association of Realtors

realty |ˈriːəlti| — property consisting of houses and land

ream |riːm| — a large quantity of written matter

reamer |ˈriːmər| — a squeezer with a conical ridged center that is used for squeezing juice from citrus fruit

reanimate |riːˈænɪmeɪt| — give new life or energy to

reap |riːp| — gather, as of natural products

reaper |ˈriːpər| — someone who helps to gather the harvest

reappear |ˌriːəˈpɪr| — appear again

reappraisal |ˌriəˈpreɪzəl| — a new appraisal or evaluation

rear |rɪr| — the back of a military formation or procession

rearguard |ˈrɪrɡɑːrd| — a detachment assigned to protect the rear of a (retreating) military body

rearing |ˈrɪrɪŋ| — the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

rearm |riˈɑːrm| — arm again

rearmament |riˈɑːrməmənt| — the act of arming again

rearmost |ˈrɪrmoʊst| — located farthest to the rear

rearrange |ˌriːəˈreɪndʒ| — put into a new order or arrangement

rearrangement |riəˈreɪndʒmənt| — changing an arrangement

rearward |ˈrɪrwərd| — direction toward the rear

rearwards |ˈrɪəwədz| — at or to or toward the back or rear

reason |ˈriːzn| — a rational motive for a belief or action

reason out |ˈriːzən ˈaʊt| — decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion

reasonable |ˈriːznəbl| — not excessive or extreme

reasonableness |ˈriːzənəˌbəlnəs| — the state of having good sense and sound judgment

reasonably |ˈriːznəbli| — to certain extent or degree

reasoned |ˈriːzənd| — logically valid

reasoning |ˈriːzənɪŋ| — thinking that is coherent and logical

reassemble |ˌriːəˈsembl| — assemble once again, after taking something apart

reassert |ˌriːəˈsɜːrt| — strengthen or make more firm

reassess |ˌriːəˈses| — revise or renew one's assessment

reassessment |ˌriəˈsesmənt| — a new appraisal or evaluation

reassign |ˌriːəˈsaɪn| — transfer somebody to a different position or location of work

reassurance |ˌriːəˈʃʊrəns| — the act of reassuring; restoring someone's confidence

reassure |ˌriːəˈʃʊr| — cause to feel sure; give reassurance to

reassuring |ˌriəˈʃʊrɪŋ| — restoring confidence and relieving anxiety

Reaumur |ˈreɪəmjʊr| — French physicist who invented the alcohol thermometer (1683-1757)

reave |ˈriːv| — steal goods; take as spoils

rebate |ˈriːbeɪt| — a refund of some fraction of the amount paid

rebel |ˈrebl| — `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms

rebellion |rɪˈbeljən| — refusal to accept some authority or code or convention

rebellious |rɪˈbeljəs| — resisting control or authority

rebind |ˌriːˈbaɪnd| — provide with a new binding

rebirth |ˌriːˈbɜːrθ| — after death the soul begins a new cycle of existence in another human body

reboot |ˌriːˈbuːt| — cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes

reborn |ˌriːˈbɔːrn| — spiritually reborn or converted

rebound |rɪˈbaʊnd| — a movement back from an impact

rebroadcast |riˈbrɒdˌkæst| — a broadcast that repeated at a later time

rebuff |rɪˈbʌf| — a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

rebuild |ˌriːˈbɪld| — build again

rebuilding |riˈbɪldɪŋ| — building again

rebuke |rɪˈbjuːk| — an act or expression of criticism and censure

rebus |ˈriːbəs| — a puzzle where you decode a message consisting of pictures representing syllables and words

rebut |rɪˈbʌt| — overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof

rebuttal |rɪˈbʌtl| — the speech act of refuting by offering a contrary contention or argument

rebutter |rəˈbədər| — a debater who refutes or disproves by offering contrary evidence or argument

recalcitrance |rɪˈkælsətrəns| — the trait of being unmanageable

recalcitrancy |rɪˈkælsɪtrənsi| — the trait of being unmanageable

recalcitrant |rɪˈkælsɪtrənt| — stubbornly resistant to authority or control

recalcitrate |rɪˈkælsɪˌtreɪt| — show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient

recalculate |riˈkælkjəˌlet| — calculate anew

recall |rɪˈkɔːl| — a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)

recant |rɪˈkænt| — formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

recantation |ˌriːkænˈteɪʃn| — a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion

recap |ˈriːkæp| — a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion

recapitulate |ˌriːkəˈpɪtʃuleɪt| — summarize briefly

recapitulation |ˌriːkəpɪtʃuˈleɪʃn| — emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species

recapture |ˌriːˈkæptʃər| — a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount

recast |ˌriːˈkæst| — cast again, in a different role

recce |ˈreki| — reconnaissance (by shortening)

recede |rɪˈsiːd| — pull back or move away or backward

receipt |rɪˈsiːt| — the act of receiving

receipts |rəˈsiːts| — the entire amount of income before any deductions are made

receivable |rɪˈsiːvəbl| — awaiting payment

receive |rɪˈsiːv| — get something; come into possession of

received |rəˈsiːvd| — widely accepted as true or worthy

receiver |rɪˈsiːvər| — set that receives radio or tv signals

receivership |rɪˈsiːvərʃɪp| — the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver

recency |ˈriːsənsiː| — a time immediately before the present

recent |ˈriːsnt| — approximately the last 10,000 years

recently |ˈriːsntli| — in the recent past

receptacle |rɪˈseptəkl| — a container that is used to put or keep things in

reception |rɪˈsepʃn| — the manner in which something is greeted

receptionist |rɪˈsepʃənɪst| — a secretary whose main duty is to answer the telephone and receive visitors

receptive |rɪˈseptɪv| — open to arguments, ideas, or change

receptivity |ˈriːˌsepˈtɪvəti| — willingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas)

receptor |rɪˈseptər| — a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response

recess |rɪˈses| — a state of abeyance or suspended business

recession |rɪˈseʃn| — the state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year

recessional |rɪˈseʃənəl| — the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service

recessive |rɪˈsesɪv| — an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical

recharge |ˌriːˈtʃɑːrdʒ| — load anew

rechargeable |riˈtʃɑːrdʒəbəl| — capable of being recharged

rechauffe |ɑːeɪʃoʊˈfeɪ| — warmed leftovers

recherche |rəˈʃeəʃeɪ| — lavishly elegant and refined

recidivism |rəˈsɪdɪˌvɪzəm| — habitual relapse into crime

recidivist |rɪˈsɪdɪvɪst| — someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)

recipe |ˈresəpi| — directions for making something

recipient |rɪˈsɪpiənt| — a person who receives something

reciprocal |rɪˈsɪprəkl| — something (a term or expression or concept) that has an inverse relation to something else

reciprocality  — a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence

reciprocally |rɪˈsɪprəkəli| — (often followed by `for') in exchange or in reciprocation

reciprocate |rɪˈsɪprəkeɪt| — act, feel, or give mutually or in return

reciprocation |rɪˌsɪprəˈkeɪʃən| — the act of making or doing something in return

reciprocity |ˌresɪˈprɑːsəti| — a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence

recirculation  — circulation again

recital |rɪˈsaɪtl| — the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events

recitation |ˌresɪˈteɪʃn| — written matter that is recited from memory

recitative |ˌresɪtəˈtiːv| — a vocal passage of narrative text that a singer delivers with natural rhythms of speech

recite |rɪˈsaɪt| — recite in elocution

reciter |rɪˈsaɪtə| — someone who recites from memory

reckless |ˈrekləs| — marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

recklessly |ˈrekləsli| — in a reckless manner

recklessness |ˈrekləsnəs| — the trait of giving little thought to danger

reckon |ˈrekən| — expect, believe, or suppose

reckoner |ˈrekənər| — an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)

reckoning |ˈrekənɪŋ| — problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

reclaim |rɪˈkleɪm| — claim back

reclaimable  — capable of being used again

reclamation |ˌrekləˈmeɪʃən| — the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation

recline |rɪˈklaɪn| — move the upper body backwards and down

recliner |rɪˈklaɪnər| — an armchair whose back can be lowered and foot can be raised to allow the sitter to recline in it

reclining |rɪˈklaɪnɪŋ| — the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position

recluse |ˈrekluːs| — one who lives in solitude

recode |riːˈkəʊd| — put into a different code; rearrange mentally

recognition |ˌrekəɡˈnɪʃn| — the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged

recognizable |ˈrekəɡnaɪzəbl| — easily perceived; easy to become aware of

recognizance |rɪˈkɑːɡnɪzəns| — (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited

recognize |ˈrekəɡnaɪz| — accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority

recognized |ˈrekəgˌnaɪzd| — generally approved or compelling recognition

recoil |rɪˈkɔɪl| — the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired

recollect |ˌrekəˈlekt| — recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

recollection |ˌrekəˈlekʃn| — the ability to recall past occurrences

recombination |riːˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n| — (physics) a combining of charges or transfer of electrons in a gas that results in the neutralization of ions; important for ions arising from the passage of high-energy particles

recommence |ˌriːkəˈmens| — cause to start anew

recommencement  — beginning again

recommend |ˌrekəˈmend| — push for something

recommendation |ˌrekəmenˈdeɪʃn| — something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable

recommit |rɪˈkɑːˌmɪt| — commit once again, as of a crime

recompense |ˈrekəmpens| — payment or reward (as for service rendered)

reconcilable |ˌrekənˈsaɪləbl| — capable of being reconciled

reconcile |ˈrekənsaɪl| — make (one thing) compatible with (another)

reconciliation |ˌrekənsɪliˈeɪʃn| — the reestablishing of cordial relations

reconciling |ˈrekənˌsaɪlɪŋ| — tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony

recondite |ˈrekəndaɪt| — difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge

recondition |ˌriːkənˈdɪʃn| — bring into an improved condition

reconfirm |ˌrɪːkənˈfɜːrm| — confirm again

reconnaissance |rɪˈkɑːnɪsns| — the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)

reconnoiter  — explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody

reconnoitre |ˌrekəˈnɔɪtər| — explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody

reconsider |ˌriːkənˈsɪdər| — consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing

reconsideration |ˌriːkənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃn| — a consideration of a topic (as in a meeting) with a view to changing an earlier decision

reconstitute |ˌriːˈkɑːnstətuːt| — construct or form anew or provide with a new structure

reconstruct |ˌriːkənˈstrʌkt| — reassemble mentally

reconstructed |ˌrikənˈstrəktəd| — adapted to social or economic change

reconstruction |ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʃn| — the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877

reconstructive |ˌrikənˈstrəktɪv| — helping to restore to good condition

record |ˈrekərd| — anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events

record-breaker  — someone who breaks a record

record-holder |ˈrekɔːdˌhəʊldə| — someone who breaks a record

recorded |rəˈkɔːrdəd| — (of securities) having the owner's name entered in a register

recorder |rɪˈkɔːrdər| — equipment for making records

recording |rɪˈkɔːrdɪŋ| — a signal that encodes something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded

recount |rɪˈkaʊnt| — an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election

recoup |rɪˈkuːp| — reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss

recourse |ˈriːkɔːrs| — act of turning to for assistance

recover |rɪˈkʌvər| — get or find back; recover the use of

recoverable |rɪˈkʌvərəbl| — capable of being recovered or regained

recovered |rəˈkəvərd| — freed from illness or injury

recovering |rəˈkəvərɪŋ| — returning to health after illness or debility

recovery |rɪˈkʌvəri| — return to an original state

recreant |ˈrekriənt| — an abject coward

recreate |ˌriːkriˈeɪt| — give new life or energy to

recreation |ˌriːkriˈeɪʃn| — an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

recreational |ˌrekriˈeɪʃənl| — engaged in as a pastime

recriminate |rɪˌkrɪməˈneɪt| — return an accusation against someone or engage in mutual accusations; charge in return

recrimination |rɪˌkrɪmɪˈneɪʃn| — mutual accusations

recriminative |rəˈkrimənədiv| — countering one charge with another

recriminatory |rɪˈkrɪmɪnətɔːri| — countering one charge with another

recrudesce |ˌriːkruːˈdes| — happen

recrudescence |ˌriːkruːˈdesəns| — a return of something after a period of abatement

recrudescent  — the revival of an unfortunate situation after a period of abatement

recruit |rɪˈkruːt| — a recently enlisted soldier

recruiter |rɪˈkruːtər| — someone who supplies members or employees

recruitment |rɪˈkruːtmənt| — the act of getting recruits; enlisting people for the army (or for a job or a cause etc.)

rectal |ˈrektəl| — of or involving the rectum

rectangle |ˈrektæŋɡl| — a parallelogram with four right angles

rectangular |rekˈtæŋɡjələr| — having four right angles

rectifiable |ˈrektɪfaɪ| — capable of being repaired or rectified

rectification |ˌrektəfəˈkeɪʃən| — (chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation

rectified |ˈrektəˌfaɪd| — having been put right

rectifier |ˈrektəˌfaɪər| — electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current

rectify |ˈrektɪfaɪ| — math: determine the length of

rectilineal |ˌrektɪˈlɪniːəl| — characterized by a straight line or lines

rectilinear |ˌrektɪˈlɪniər| — characterized by a straight line or lines

rectitude |ˈrektɪtuːd| — righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest

recto |ˈrektoʊ| — right-hand page

rector |ˈrektər| — a person authorized to conduct religious worship

rectorate  — the office or station of a rector

rectorship |ˈrektəʃɪp| — the office or station of a rector

rectory |ˈrektəri| — an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector

rectum |ˈrektəm| — the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus

recumbent |rɪˈkʌmbənt| — lying down; in a position of comfort or rest

recuperate |rɪˈkuːpəreɪt| — regain or make up for

recuperation |rɪˌkuːpəˈreɪʃn| — gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury

recuperative |rɪˈkuːpərətɪv| — promoting recuperation

recur |rɪˈkɜːr| — happen or occur again

recurrence |rɪˈkɜːrəns| — happening again (especially at regular intervals)

recurrent |rɪˈkɜːrənt| — recurring again and again

recurring |rɪˈkɜːrɪŋ| — coming back

recursive |rɪˈkɜːrsɪv| — of or relating to a recursion

recurve |rəˈkərv| — curve or bend (something) back or down

recusancy |ˈrekjʊzənsi| — refusal to submit to established authority; originally the refusal of Roman Catholics to attend services of the Church of England

recusant |rəˈkjuːzənt| — someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct

recyclable |ˌriːˈsaɪkləbl| — capable of being used again

recycle |ˌriːˈsaɪkl| — cause to repeat a cycle

recycling |riˈsaɪkəlɪŋ| — used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products

red |red| — red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood

red-blindness |ˈredˌblaɪndnɪs| — dichromacy characterized by lowered sensitivity to long wavelengths of light resulting in an inability to distinguish red and purplish blue

red-blooded |ˈred ˈblədəd| — endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health

red-handed |red handəd| — doing something reprehensible or showing clear evidence of having done something reprehensible

red-hot |ˈred hɑːt| — having strong sexual appeal

red-letter |ˈredˈletə| — memorable for being a special occasion

redact |rɪˈdækt| — someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication

redaction |rɪˈdækʃn| — putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form

redactor |rɪˈdæktə| — someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication

redbreast |ˈredbrest| — small Old World songbird with a reddish breast

redbrick |ˈredbrɪk| — of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century

redcap |ˈredkæp| — a member of the military police in Britain

redcoat |ˈredkoʊt| — British soldier; so-called because of his red coat (especially during the American Revolution)

redden |ˈredn| — turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame

reddish |ˈredɪʃ| — of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

reddle |ˈrədl| — a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking

rede |riːd| — give an interpretation or explanation to

redeem |rɪˈdiːm| — save from sins

redeemer |rəˈdiːmər| — a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)

redeeming |rəˈdiːmɪŋ| — bringing about salvation or redemption from sin

redefine |ˌriːdɪˈfaɪn| — give a new or different definition to

redefinition |riˌdefəˈnɪʃən| — the act of giving a new definition

redemption |rɪˈdempʃn| — (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

redemptive |rɪˈdemptɪv| — bringing about salvation or redemption from sin

redeploy |ˌriːdɪˈplɔɪ| — deploy anew

redeployment |ˌridəˌplɔɪmənt| — the withdrawal and redistribution of forces in an attempt to use them more effectively

redesign |ˌriːdɪˈzaɪn| — design anew, make a new design for

redevelopment |ˌridɪˈveləpmənt| — the act of improving by renewing and restoring

redeye |ˈredaɪ| — a night flight from which the passengers emerge with eyes red from lack of sleep

redhead |ˈredhed| — someone who has red hair

redheaded |ˈredˌhedəd| — having red hair and usually fair skin

redirect |ˌriːdəˈrekt| — channel into a new direction

rediscover |ˌriːdɪˈskʌvər| — discover again

rediscovery |ridəˈskəvri| — the act of discovering again

redistribute |ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt| — distribute anew

redistribution |ˌridəstrəˈbjuːʃən| — distributing again

redly |ˈredlɪ| — displaying a red color

redneck |ˈrednek| — a poor White person in the southern United States

redness |ˈrednəs| — a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat

redo |ˌriːˈduː| — make new

redolence |ˈredələns| — a pleasingly sweet olfactory property

redolent |ˈredələnt| — serving to bring to mind

redouble |ˌriːˈdʌbl| — double in magnitude, extent, or intensity

redoubt |rɪˈdaʊt| — (military) a temporary or supplementary fortification; typically square or polygonal without flanking defenses

redoubtable |rɪˈdaʊtəbl| — inspiring fear

redound |rɪˈdaʊnd| — return or recoil

redpoll |ˈredˌpol| — small siskin-like finch with a red crown

redraft |ˈriːdræft| — a draft for the amount of a dishonored draft plus the costs and charges of drafting again

redress |rɪˈdres| — a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

redshank |ˈredʃæŋk| — a common Old World wading bird with long red legs

redshift |ˈredˌʃɪft| — (astronomy) a shift in the spectra of very distant galaxies toward longer wavelengths (toward the red end of the spectrum); generally interpreted as evidence that the universe is expanding

redskin |ˈredskɪn| — (slang) offensive term for Native Americans

redstart |ˈredˌstɑːrt| — flycatching warbler of eastern North America the male having bright orange on sides and wings and tail

reduce |rɪˈduːs| — cut down on; make a reduction in

reduced |rəˈduːst| — well below normal (especially in price)

reducer  — a substance capable of bringing about the reduction of another substance as it itself is oxidized; used in photography to lessen the density of a negative or print by oxidizing some of the loose silver

reducible |rɪˈduːsəbl| — capable of being reduced

reduction |rɪˈdʌkʃn| — the act of decreasing or reducing something

reductionism |rɪˈdʌkʃənɪzəm| — a theory that all complex systems can be completely understood in terms of their components

reductive |rɪˈdʌktɪv| — characterized by or causing diminution or curtailment

redundance |rɪˈdʌndəns| — the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded

redundancy |rɪˈdʌndənsi| — repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission

redundant |rɪˈdʌndənt| — more than is needed, desired, or required

reduplicate |ˌriːˈduːplɪkeɪt| — form by reduplication

reduplication |rɪˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃən| — repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next

redwood |ˈredwʊd| — the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees

reed |riːd| — tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites

reedy |ˈriːdi| — having a tone of a reed instrument

reef |riːf| — a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water

reefer |ˈriːfər| — marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

reefy |ˈriːfɪ| — full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals

reek |riːk| — a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

reeking |ˈriːkɪŋ| — wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears

reel |riːl| — a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector

reeler  — someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall

reenforce  — make stronger

reentrant |riːˈentrənt| — (of angles) pointing inward

reentry |riˈɪntri| — the act of entering again

reestablish |riəˈstæblɪʃ| — bring back into original existence, use, function, or position

reeve |riːv| — female ruff

reexamination |riɪgˌzæməˈneɪʃən| — (law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination

ref |ref| — (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play

refection |rɪˈfekʃən| — a light meal or repast

refectory |rɪˈfektri| — a communal dining-hall (usually in a monastery)

refer |rɪˈfɜːr| — make reference to

referable |rɪˈfɝːrəbəl| — capable of being assigned or credited to

referee |ˌrefəˈriː| — (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play

reference |ˈrefrəns| — a remark that calls attention to something or someone

referendum |ˌrefəˈrendəm| — a legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate

referent |ˈref(ə)rənt| — something referred to; the object of a reference

referential |ˌrefəˈrenʃəl| — referring or pointing to something

referral |rɪˈfɜːrəl| — a person whose case has been referred to a specialist or professional group

refill |ˌriːˈfɪl| — a prescription drug that is provided again

refinance |ˌriːˈfaɪnæns| — renew the financing of

refine |rɪˈfaɪn| — improve or perfect by pruning or polishing

refined |rɪˈfaɪnd| — showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience

refinement |rɪˈfaɪnmənt| — a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality

refiner |rəˈfaɪnər| — one whose work is to refine a specific thing

refinery |rɪˈfaɪnəri| — an industrial plant for purifying a crude substance

refining |rəˈfaɪnɪŋ| — the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)

refit |ˈriːfɪt| — outfitting a ship again (by repairing or replacing parts)

reflect |rɪˈflekt| — manifest or bring back

reflectance |rɪˈflektəns| — the fraction of radiant energy that is reflected from a surface

reflected |rəˈflektəd| — (especially of incident sound or light) bent or sent back

reflecting |rəˈflektɪŋ| — causing reflection or having a device that reflects

reflection |rɪˈflekʃn| — a calm, lengthy, intent consideration

reflective |rɪˈflektɪv| — deeply or seriously thoughtful

reflectively |rɪˈflektɪvli| — in a reflective manner

reflectivity |ˌriːflekˈtɪvɪti| — the fraction of radiant energy that is reflected from a surface

reflector |rɪˈflektər| — device that reflects radiation

reflex |ˈriːfleks| — an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus

reflexion |rɪˈflekʃn| — the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface

reflexive |rɪˈfleksɪv| — a personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent

reflux |ˌriːˈflʌks| — an abnormal backward flow of body fluids

reforest |riˈfɔːrəst| — forest anew

reforestation |ˌrifɒrəˈsteɪʃən| — the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting

reform |rɪˈfɔːrm| — a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses

reformable  — susceptible to improvement or reform

reformation |ˌrefərˈmeɪʃn| — improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs

reformative |riːˈfɔːrmətɪv| — tending to reform

reformatory |rɪˈfɔːrmətɔːri| — correctional institution for the detention and discipline and training of young or first offenders

reformed |rəˈfɔːrmd| — of or relating to the body of Protestant Christianity arising during the Reformation; used of some Protestant churches especially Calvinist as distinct from Lutheran

reformer |rɪˈfɔrmər| — a disputant who advocates reform

reformist |rɪˈfɔːrmɪst| — a disputant who advocates reform

reformulate |ˌriːˈfɔːrmjuleɪt| — formulate or develop again, of an improved theory or hypothesis

refract |rɪˈfrækt| — subject to refraction

refraction |rɪˈfrækʃn| — the change in direction of a propagating wave (light or sound) when passing from one medium to another

refractive |rɪˈfræktɪv| — capable of changing the direction (of a light or sound wave)

refractoriness |rɪˈfræktərɪnɪs| — the trait of being unmanageable

refractory |rɪˈfræktəri| — lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace

refrain |rɪˈfreɪn| — the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers

refresh |rɪˈfreʃ| — refresh one's memory

refresher |rəˈfreʃər| — a fee (in addition to that marked on the brief) paid to counsel in a case that lasts more than one day

refreshing |rɪˈfreʃɪŋ| — imparting vitality and energy

refreshment |rɪˈfreʃmənt| — snacks and drinks served as a light meal

refrigerant |rəˈfrijərənt| — any substance used to provide cooling (as in a refrigerator)

refrigerate |rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪt| — preserve by chilling

refrigerated |rəˈfrɪdʒəˌretəd| — made or kept cold by refrigeration

refrigerating |rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪtɪŋ| — causing cooling or freezing

refrigeration |rəˌfrɪdʒəˈreɪʃən| — the process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes

refrigerator |rɪˈfrɪdʒəreɪtər| — white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures

refuel |ˌriːˈfjuːəl| — provide with additional fuel, as of aircraft, ships, and cars

refuge |ˈrefjuːdʒ| — a safe place

refugee |ˌrefjuˈdʒiː| — an exile who flees for safety

refulgence |rɪˈfʌldʒens| — the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

refulgent |rɪˈfʌldʒənt| — radiating or as if radiating light

refund |ˈriːfʌnd| — money returned to a payer

refurbish |ˌriːˈfɜːrbɪʃ| — make brighter and prettier

refurnish |riːˈfɝːnɪʃ| — furnish with new or different furniture

refusal |rɪˈfjuːzl| — the act of refusing

refuse |rɪˈfjuːz| — food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)

refutable |rɪˈfjuːtəbəl| — able to be refuted

refutation |ˌrefjuːˈteɪʃən| — the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions

refute |rɪˈfjuːt| — overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof

regain |rɪˈɡeɪn| — get or find back; recover the use of

regal |ˈriːɡl| — belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler

regale |rɪˈɡeɪl| — provide with choice or abundant food or drink

regalia |rɪˈɡeɪliə| — paraphernalia indicative of royalty (or other high office)

regally |ˈriːɡəli| — in a regal manner

regard |rɪˈɡɑːrd| — (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point

regardant |rɪˈɡɑːrdnt| — looking backward

regardful |rɪˈɡɑːrdfəl| — showing deference

regardless |rɪˈɡɑːrdləs| — in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks

regatta |rɪˈɡætə| — a meeting for boat races

regency |ˈriːdʒənsi| — the period of time during which a regent governs

regenerate |rɪˈdʒenəreɪt| — reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

regeneration |rɪˌdʒenəˈreɪʃn| — (biology) growth anew of lost tissue or destroyed parts or organs

regent |ˈriːdʒənt| — members of a governing board

reggae |ˈreɡeɪ| — popular music originating in the West Indies; repetitive bass riffs and regular chords played on the off beat by a guitar

regicide |ˈredʒɪsaɪd| — someone who commits regicide; the killer of a king

regime |reɪˈʒiːm| — the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

regimen |ˈredʒɪmən| — (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)

regiment |ˈredʒɪmənt| — army unit smaller than a division

regimental |ˌredʒɪˈmentl| — belonging to or concerning a regiment

regimentals |ˌrejəˈmen(t)lz| — the military uniform and insignia of a regiment

regimentation |ˌredʒəmenˈteɪʃən| — the imposition of order or discipline

region |ˈriːdʒən| — the extended spatial location of something

regional |ˈriːdʒənl| — related or limited to a particular region

regionalism |ˈriːdʒənəlɪzəm| — a feature (as a pronunciation or expression or custom) that is characteristic of a particular region

regionally |ˈriːdʒənəli| — in a regional manner

register |ˈredʒɪstər| — an official written record of names or events or transactions

registered |ˈredʒɪstərd| — (of a boat or vessel) furnished with necessary official documents specifying ownership etc

registrant |ˈrejəstrənt| — a person who is formally entered (along with others) in a register (and who obtains certain rights thereby)

registrar |ˌredʒɪˈstrɑːr| — a person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company

registration |ˌredʒɪˈstreɪʃn| — the act of enrolling

registry |ˈredʒɪstri| — an official written record of names or events or transactions

regnant |ˈreɡnənt| — exercising power or authority

regorge |rɪˈɡɔːrdʒ| — eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

regress |rɪˈɡres| — the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence

regression |rɪˈɡreʃn| — an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely

regressive |rɪˈɡresɪv| — (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate decreases as the amount of income increases

regret |rɪˈɡret| — sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment

regretful |rɪˈɡretfl| — feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone

regretfully |rɪˈɡretfəli| — with regret (used in polite formulas)

regrettable |rɪˈɡretəbl| — deserving regret

regrettably |rɪˈɡretəbli| — by bad luck

regroup |ˌriːˈɡruːp| — organize anew, as after a setback

regular |ˈreɡjələr| — a regular patron

regularity |ˌreɡjuˈlærəti| — a property of polygons: the property of having equal sides and equal angles

regularization |ˌreɡjʊləraɪˈzeɪʃən| — the condition of having been made regular (or more regular)

regularize |ˈreɡjələraɪz| — bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations

regularly |ˈreɡjələrli| — in a regular manner

regulate |ˈreɡjuleɪt| — fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of

regulated |ˈreɡjəˌletəd| — controlled or governed according to rule or principle or law

regulating |ˈreɡjəˌletɪŋ| — the act of controlling or directing according to rule

regulation |ˌreɡjuˈleɪʃn| — an authoritative rule

regulative |ˈreɡjəˌletɪv| — restricting according to rules or principles

regulator |ˈreɡjuleɪtər| — any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.

regulatory |ˈreɡjələtɔːri| — restricting according to rules or principles

regurgitate |rɪˈɡɜːrdʒɪteɪt| — pour or rush back

regurgitation |rɪˈɡɝːdʒɪteɪʃən| — backflow of blood through a defective heart valve

rehabilitate |ˌriːəˈbɪlɪteɪt| — help to readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute

rehabilitation |ˌrihəˌbɪləˈteɪʃən| — the restoration of someone to a useful place in society

rehabilitative |ˌrihəˈbɪləˌtetɪv| — helping to restore to good condition

rehash |ˈriːhæʃ| — old material that is slightly reworked and used again

rehear |ˌriːˈhɪr| — hear or try a court case anew

rehearsal |rɪˈhɜːrsl| — a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)

rehearse |rɪˈhɜːrs| — engage in a rehearsal (of)

reheat |ˌriːˈhiːt| — heat again

rehouse |ˌriːˈhaʊz| — put up in a new or different housing

Reich |ˈraɪk| — the German state

reification  — regarding something abstract as a material thing

reify |reify| — consider an abstract concept to be real

reign |reɪn| — a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful

reigning |ˈreɪnɪŋ| — exercising power or authority

reimburse |ˌriːɪmˈbɜːrs| — pay back for some expense incurred

reimbursement |ˌriəmˈbɝːsmənt| — compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc.

rein |reɪn| — one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse

reincarnate |ˌriːɪnˈkɑːrneɪt| — be born anew in another body after death

reincarnation |ˌriːɪnkɑːrˈneɪʃn| — embodiment in a new form (especially the reappearance or a person in another form)

reindeer |ˈreɪndɪr| — Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America

reinforce |ˌriːɪnˈfɔːrs| — make stronger

reinforced |ˌriˌɪnˈfɔːrst| — given added strength or support

reinforcement |ˌriːɪnˈfɔːrsmənt| — a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission

reinforcer  — (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it

reinstate |ˌriːɪnˈsteɪt| — restore to the previous state or rank

reinstatement |ˌriːɪnˈsteɪtmənt| — the condition of being reinstated

reinsurance |ˌriˌɪnˈʃʊrəns| — sharing the risk by insurance companies; part or all of the insurer's risk is assumed by other companies in return for part of the premium paid by the insured

reinsure |ˌriˌɪnˈʃʊr| — provide additional insurance for

reintegrate |riˈɪntəˌɡret| — integrate again

reinterpret |ˌriːɪnˈtɜːrprɪt| — interpret from a different viewpoint

reinterpretation |riˌɪnˌtərprəˈteɪʃən| — a new or different meaning

reintroduce |ˌriːɪntrəˈduːs| — introduce anew

reintroduction |riˌɪntrəˈdəkʃən| — an act of renewed introduction

reinvent |ˌriːɪnˈvent| — bring back into existence

reinvigorate |ˌriːɪnˈvɪɡəreɪt| — impart vigor, strength, or vitality to

reissue |ˌriːˈɪʃuː| — a publication (such as a book) that is reprinted without changes or editing and offered again for sale

reiterate |riˈɪtəreɪt| — to say, state, or perform again

reiteration |riˌɪtəˈreɪʃən| — the act of repeating over and again (or an instance thereof)

reiterative |riːˈɪtəˌreɪtɪv| — marked by iteration

reject |rɪˈdʒekt| — the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality

rejected |rɪˈdʒektəd| — rebuffed (by a lover) without warning

rejection |rɪˈdʒekʃn| — the act of rejecting something

rejig |ˌriːˈdʒɪɡ| — re-equip a factory or plant

rejoice |rɪˈdʒɔɪs| — feel happiness or joy

rejoicing |rɪˈdʒɔɪsɪŋ| — a feeling of great happiness

rejoin |ˌriːˈdʒɔɪn| — join again

rejoinder |rɪˈdʒɔɪndər| — a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

rejuvenate |rɪˈdʒuːvəneɪt| — cause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land

rejuvenation |rɪˌdʒuːvəˈneɪʃən| — the phenomenon of vitality and freshness being restored

rekindle |ˌriːˈkɪndl| — kindle anew, as of a fire

relapse |rɪˈlæps| — a failure to maintain a higher state

relate |rɪˈleɪt| — make a logical or causal connection

related |rɪˈleɪtɪd| — being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics

relatedness |rɪˈleɪtɪd| — a particular manner of connectedness

relation |rɪˈleɪʃn| — an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

relational |rɪˈleɪʃənl| — having a relation or being related

relations |riˈleɪʃənz| — mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups

relationship |rɪˈleɪʃnʃɪp| — a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)

relative |ˈrelətɪv| — a person related by blood or marriage

relatively |ˈrelətɪvli| — in a relative manner; by comparison to something else

relativism |ˈrelətɪvɪzəm| — (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that all criteria of judgment are relative to the individuals and situations involved

relativistic |ˌrelədəˈvistik| — relating or subject to the special or the general theory of relativity

relativity |ˌreləˈtɪvəti| — (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts

relax |rɪˈlæks| — become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

relaxant |rɪˈlæksənt| — a drug that relaxes and relieves tension

relaxation |ˌriːlækˈseɪʃn| — (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers

relaxed |rɪˈlækst| — without strain or anxiety

relaxing |rəˈlæksɪŋ| — affording physical or mental rest

relay |ˈriːleɪ| — the act of passing something along from one person or group to another

release |rɪˈliːs| — merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)

relegate |ˈrelɪɡeɪt| — refer to another person for decision or judgment

relegation |ˌrelɪˈɡeɪʃən| — authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions

relent |rɪˈlent| — give in, as to influence or pressure

relentless |rɪˈlentləs| — not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

relentlessly |rəˈlentləsli| — in a relentless manner

relevance |ˈreləvəns| — the relation of something to the matter at hand

relevancy |ˈreləvənsi| — the relation of something to the matter at hand

relevant |ˈreləvənt| — having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue

reliability |riˌlaɪəˈbɪləti| — the quality of being dependable or reliable

reliable |rɪˈlaɪəbl| — worthy of being depended on

reliably |rəˈlaɪəbli| — in a faithful manner

reliance |rɪˈlaɪəns| — certainty based on past experience

reliant |rəˈlaɪənt| — relying on another for support

relic |ˈrelɪk| — an antiquity that has survived from the distant past

relict |ˈrelikt| — an organism or species surviving as a remnant of an otherwise extinct flora or fauna in an environment much changed from that in which it originated

relief |rɪˈliːf| — the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced

relieve |rɪˈliːv| — provide physical relief, as from pain

reliever |riˈliːvər| — someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

relievo |rɪˈliːvəʊ| — sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background

religion |rɪˈlɪdʒən| — a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny

religionism |rəˈlijəˌnizəm| — exaggerated religious zealotry

religionist |riˈlɪdʒəˌnɪst| — a person addicted to religion or a religious zealot

religiosity |rəˌlɪdʒiˈɑːsəti| — exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal

religious |rɪˈlɪdʒəs| — a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

religiously |rɪˈlɪdʒəsli| — by religion

religiousness |rɪˈlɪdʒəs| — piety by virtue of being devout

relinquish |rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ| — part with a possession or right

relinquishment  — a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.

reliquary |ˈrelɪkweri| — a container where religious relics are stored or displayed (especially relics of saints)

relish |ˈrelɪʃ| — vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

relive |ˌriːˈlɪv| — experience again, often in the imagination

reload |ˌriːˈloʊd| — load anew

relocate |ˌriːˈloʊkeɪt| — become established in a new location

relocation |ˌriːloʊˈkeɪʃən| — the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)

reluctance |rɪˈlʌktəns| — (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)

reluctant |rɪˈlʌktənt| — unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom

reluctantly |rəˈləktəntli| — with reluctance

reluctivity |ˌreləkˈtɪvɪtiː| — (physics) the resistance of a material to the establishment of a magnetic field in it

rely |rɪˈlaɪ| — have faith or confidence in

rem |ˌɑːr iː ˈem| — a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep

remain |rɪˈmeɪn| — stay the same; remain in a certain state

remainder |rɪˈmeɪndər| — something left after other parts have been taken away

remaining |rɪˈmeɪnɪŋ| — not used up

remains |rɪˈmeɪnz| — any object that is left unused or still extant

remake |ˈriːmeɪk| — creation that is created again or anew

remand |rɪˈmænd| — the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)

remark |rɪˈmɑːrk| — a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

remarkable |rɪˈmɑːrkəbl| — unusual or striking

remarkably |rəˈmɑːrkəbli| — to a remarkable degree or extent

remarriage |riˈmerɪdʒ| — the act of marrying again

remarry |ˌriːˈmæri| — marry, not for the first time

remediable |rɪˈmiːdiəbl| — capable of being remedied or redressed

remedial |rɪˈmiːdiəl| — tending or intended to rectify or improve

remediate |riˈmiːdiət| — set straight or right

remediation |rɪˌmiːdiˈeɪʃn| — act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil

remedy |ˈremədi| — act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil

remember |rɪˈmembər| — recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

remembrance |rɪˈmembrəns| — the ability to recall past occurrences

remilitarization |ˌri:ˌmɪlɪtəraɪˈzeɪʃən| — the act of militarizing again

remilitarize |ˌriːˈmɪlɪtəraɪz| — militarize anew

remind |rɪˈmaɪnd| — put in the mind of someone

reminder |rɪˈmaɪndər| — a message that helps you remember something

remindful |riːˈmaɪndfʊl| — serving to bring to mind

reminisce |ˌremɪˈnɪs| — recall the past

reminiscence |ˌremɪˈnɪsns| — a mental impression retained and recalled from the past

reminiscent |ˌremɪˈnɪsnt| — serving to bring to mind

remise |rɪˈmaɪz| — an expensive or high-class hackney

remiss |rɪˈmɪs| — failing in what duty requires

remission |rɪˈmɪʃn| — an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)

remissness |rɪˈmɪsnəs| — the quality of being lax and neglectful

remit |ˈriːmɪt| — the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with

remittal  — a payment of money sent to a person in another place

remittance |rɪˈmɪtns| — a payment of money sent to a person in another place

remittent |rəˈmitnt| — (of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity

remnant |ˈremnənt| — a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists

remodel |ˌriːˈmɑːdl| — do over, as of (part of) a house

remold |riˈmold| — cast again

remonstrance |rɪˈmɑːnstrəns| — the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

remonstrate |rɪˈmɑːnstreɪt| — argue in protest or opposition

remorse |rɪˈmɔːrs| — a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)

remorseful |rɪˈmɔːrsfl| — feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

remorseless |rɪˈmɔːrsləs| — without mercy or pity

remote |rɪˈmoʊt| — a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance

remotely |rɪˈmoʊtli| — in a remote manner

remoteness |rɪˈmoʊtnəs| — the property of being remote

remould |ˌriːˈmoʊld| — cast again

remount |ˌriːˈmaʊnt| — a fresh horse especially (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle

removable |rɪˈmuvəbəl| — able to be obliterated completely

removal |rɪˈmuːvl| — the act of removing

remove |rɪˈmuːv| — degree of figurative distance or separation

removed |riˈmuːvd| — separated in relationship by a given degree of descent

remover |rəˈmuːvər| — a solvent that removes a substance (usually from a surface)

remunerate |rɪˈmjuːnəreɪt| — make payment to; compensate

remuneration |rɪˌmjuːnəˈreɪʃn| — something that remunerates

remunerative |rɪˈmjuːnərətɪv| — for which money is paid

renaissance |ˈrenəsɑːns| — the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries

renal |ˈriːnl| — of or relating to the kidneys

rename |ˌriːˈneɪm| — assign a new name to

renascence |rɪˈnæsns| — the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries

renascent |rɪˈnæsnt| — rising again as to new life and vigor

rend |rend| — tear or be torn violently

render |ˈrendər| — a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls

rendering |ˈrendərɪŋ| — a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.

rendezvous |ˈrɑːndɪvuː| — a meeting planned at a certain time and place

rendition |renˈdɪʃn| — a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.

renegade |ˈrenɪɡeɪd| — someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw

renege |rɪˈniːɡ| — the mistake of not following suit when able to do so

renegotiate |ˌrinɪˈɡoʃiˌet| — negociate anew

renew |rɪˈnuː| — reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

renewable |rɪˈnuːəbl| — capable of being renewed; replaceable

renewal |rɪˈnuːəl| — the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation

renewed |rəˈnuːd| — restored to a new condition

rennet |ˈrenɪt| — a substance that curdles milk in making cheese and junket

renounce |rɪˈnaʊns| — give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

renouncement |rɪˈnaʊnsmənt| — an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned

renovate |ˈrenəveɪt| — restore to a previous or better condition

renovation |ˌrenəˈveɪʃn| — the act of improving by renewing and restoring

renovator |ˈrenəˌvetər| — a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture

renown |rɪˈnaʊn| — the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

renowned |rɪˈnaʊnd| — widely known and esteemed

rent |rent| — a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service

rent-free |rent ˈfriː| — without paying rent

rent-roll |ˈrent roʊl| — a register of rents; includes the names of tenants and the amount of rent they pay

rentable |ˈren(t)əb(ə)l| — that is able or fit be rented

rental |ˈrentl| — property that is leased or rented out or let

renter |ˈrentər| — someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else

rentier |ˈrɑːntjeɪ| — someone whose income is from property rents or bond interest and other investments

renunciation |rɪˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃn| — rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid

renunciative |riːˈnʌnsiːətɪv| — used especially of behavior

reopen |ˌriːˈoʊpən| — open again or anew

reorder |ˌriːˈɔːrdər| — a repeated order for the same merchandise

reorganise  — organize anew, as after a setback

reorganization |ˌriɔːrɡənəˈzeɪʃən| — the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)

reorganize |riˈɔːrɡənaɪz| — organize anew

reorientation |ri:ˌɔːrɪenˈteɪʃən| — a fresh orientation; a changed set of attitudes and beliefs

rep |rep| — informal abbreviation of `representative'

repair |rɪˈper| — the act of putting something in working order again

repairer |rɪˈpeərər| — a skilled worker who mends or repairs things

repairman |rɪˈpermæn| — a skilled worker whose job is to repair things

reparable |ˈrep(ə)rəb(ə)l| — capable of being repaired or rectified

reparation |ˌrepəˈreɪʃn| — compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury

repartee |ˌrepɑːrˈtiː| — adroitness and cleverness in reply

repast |rɪˈpæst| — the food served and eaten at one time

repatriate |ˌriːˈpeɪtrieɪt| — a person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored

repatriation |riˌpetriˈeɪʃən| — the act of returning to the country of origin

repay |rɪˈpeɪ| — pay back

repayable |riˈpeɪəbəl| — subject to repayment

repayment |rɪˈpeɪmənt| — the act of returning money received previously

repeal |rɪˈpiːl| — the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation

repeat |rɪˈpiːt| — an event that repeats

repeatable |rəˈpiːtəbəl| — able or fit to be repeated or quoted

repeated |rɪˈpiːtɪd| — recurring again and again

repeatedly |rɪˈpiːtɪdli| — several time

repeater |rɪˈpiːtər| — a person who repeats

repeating |rəˈpiːtɪŋ| — the act of doing or performing again

repel |rɪˈpel| — cause to move back by force or influence

repellent |rɪˈpelənt| — a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water

repent |rɪˈpent| — turn away from sin or do penitence

repentance |rɪˈpentəns| — remorse for your past conduct

repentant |rɪˈpentənt| — feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds

repercussion |ˌriːpərˈkʌʃn| — a remote or indirect consequence of some action

repertoire |ˈrepərtwɑːr| — the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation

repertory |ˈrepərtɔːri| — a storehouse where a stock of things is kept

repetition |ˌrepəˈtɪʃn| — an event that repeats

repetitious |ˌrepəˈtɪʃəs| — characterized by repetition

repetitive |rɪˈpetətɪv| — repetitive and persistent

rephrase |ˌriːˈfreɪz| — express the same message in different words

repine |rɪˈpaɪn| — express discontent

replace |rɪˈpleɪs| — substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)

replaceability  — exchangeability by virtue of being replaceable

replaceable |rɪˈpleɪsəbl| — capable of being replaced

replacement |rɪˈpleɪsmənt| — the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another

replant |riˈplænt| — plant again or anew

replay |ˈriːpleɪ| — something (especially a game) that is played again

replenish |rɪˈplenɪʃ| — fill something that had previously been emptied

replenishment |rəˈplenɪʃmənt| — filling again by supplying what has been used up

replete |rɪˈpliːt| — fill to satisfaction

repletion |rɪˈpliːʃən| — the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more

replica |ˈreplɪkə| — copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

replicate |ˈreplɪkeɪt| — bend or turn backward

replication |ˌreplɪˈkeɪʃn| — the act of making copies

reply |rɪˈplaɪ| — a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation

report |rɪˈpɔːrt| — a written document describing the findings of some individual or group

reportage |rɪˈpɔːrtɪdʒ| — the news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio or television

reported |ˌriˈpɔːrtəd| — made known or told about; especially presented in a formal account

reportedly |rɪˈpɔːrtɪdli| — according to reports or other information

reporter |rɪˈpɔːrtər| — a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories

reporting |riˈpɔːrtɪŋ| — the news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio or television

repose |rɪˈpoʊz| — freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

reposeful |rɪˈpoʊzfəl| — affording physical or mental rest

reposition |ˌripəˈzɪʃən| — depositing in a warehouse

repository |rɪˈpɑːzətɔːri| — a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

repp |ˈrep| — a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs

reprehend |ˌreprəˈhend| — express strong disapproval of

reprehensibility  — being reprehensible; worthy of and deserving reprehension or reproof

reprehensible |ˌreprɪˈhensəbl| — bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

reprehension |ˌreprɪˈhenʃən| — an act or expression of criticism and censure

represent |ˌreprɪˈzent| — take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to

representation |ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃn| — a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image

representational |ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃnl| — (used especially of art) depicting objects, figures,or scenes as seen

representative |ˌreprɪˈzentətɪv| — a person who represents others

represented |ˌreprəˈzentəd| — represented accurately or precisely

repress |rɪˈpres| — put down by force or intimidation

repressed |rɪˈprest| — characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions

represser |rɪˈpresə| — an agent that represses

repressing |riˈpresɪŋ| — restrictive of action

repression |rɪˈpreʃn| — a state of forcible subjugation

repressive |rɪˈpresɪv| — restrictive of action

repressor |rəˈpresər| — an agent that represses

reprieve |rɪˈpriːv| — a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort

reprimand |ˈreprɪmænd| — an act or expression of criticism and censure

reprint |ˌriːˈprɪnt| — a publication (such as a book) that is reprinted without changes or editing and offered again for sale

reprisal |rɪˈpraɪzl| — a retaliatory action against an enemy in wartime

reprise |rɪˈpriːz| — repeat an earlier theme of a composition

reproach |rɪˈproʊtʃ| — a mild rebuke or criticism

reproachful |rɪˈproʊtʃfl| — expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

reproachfully |rɪˈproʊtʃfəli| — in a reproving or reproachful manner

reprobate |ˈreprəbeɪt| — a person without moral scruples

reprobation |ˌreprəˈbeɪʃən| — rejection by God; the state of being condemned to eternal misery in Hell

reprocess |riːˈprɑːses| — use again after processing

reproduce |ˌriːprəˈduːs| — make a copy or equivalent of

reproducer |ˌriːprəˈdjuːsər| — an audio system that can reproduce and amplify signals to produce sound

reproducible |ˌriːprəˈdjuːsəbəl| — capable of being reproduced

reproduction |ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃn| — the process of generating offspring

reproductive |ˌriːprəˈdʌktɪv| — producing new life or offspring

reproof |rɪˈpruːf| — an act or expression of criticism and censure

reprove |rɪˈpruːv| — take to task

reprover |rɪˈpruːvə| — someone who finds fault or imputes blame

reproving |rɪˈpruːvɪŋ| — expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

reptile |ˈreptaɪl| — any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms

reptilian |repˈtɪliən| — any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms

republic |rɪˈpʌblɪk| — a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

republican |rɪˈpʌblɪkən| — a member of the Republican Party

republicanism |rəˈpəblɪkəˌnɪzəm| — the political orientation of those who hold that a republic is the best form of government

repudiate |rɪˈpjuːdieɪt| — cast off

repudiation |rɪˌpjuːdiˈeɪʃn| — rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid

repugnance |rɪˈpʌɡnəns| — intense aversion

repugnant |rɪˈpʌɡnənt| — offensive to the mind

repulse |rɪˈpʌls| — an instance of driving away or warding off

repulsion |rɪˈpʌlʃn| — the force by which bodies repel one another

repulsive |rɪˈpʌlsɪv| — offensive to the mind

repurchase |riˈpɝːtʃəs| — the act of purchasing back something previously sold

reputable |ˈrepjətəbl| — having a good reputation

reputation |ˌrepjuˈteɪʃn| — the state of being held in high esteem and honor

repute |rɪˈpjuːt| — the state of being held in high esteem and honor

reputedly |rɪˈpjuːtɪdli| — by repute; according to general belief

request |rɪˈkwest| — a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

requested |rɪˈkwestəd| — asked for

requiem |ˈrekwiəm| — a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

require |rɪˈkwaɪər| — require as useful, just, or proper

required |riˈkwaɪərd| — necessary for relief or supply

requirement |rɪˈkwaɪərmənt| — required activity

requisite |ˈrekwɪzɪt| — anything indispensable

requisition |ˌrekwɪˈzɪʃn| — the act of requiring; an authoritative request or demand, especially by a military or public authority that takes something over (usually temporarily) for military or public use

requital |rɪˈkwaɪtəl| — a justly deserved penalty

requite |rɪˈkwaɪt| — make repayment for or return something

reread |ˈriːˈriːd| — read anew; read again

rerun |ˈriːrʌn| — a program that is broadcast again

resale |ˈriːseɪl| — the selling of something purchased

reschedule |ˌriːˈskedʒuːl| — assign a new time and place for an event

rescind |rɪˈsɪnd| — cancel officially

rescission |rɪˈsɪʒn| — (law) the act of rescinding; the cancellation of a contract and the return of the parties to the positions they would have had if the contract had not been made

rescript |ˈriːskrɪpt| — a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality

rescue |ˈreskjuː| — recovery or preservation from loss or danger

rescuer |ˈreˌskjuːər| — a person who rescues you from harm or danger

research |rɪˈsɜːrtʃ| — systematic investigation to establish facts

researcher |ˈriːsərtʃər| — a scientist who devotes himself to doing research

reseat |ˌriːˈsiːt| — provide with a new seat

resect |rɪˈsekt| — surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ

resection |rɪˈsekʃən| — surgical removal of part of a structure or organ

reseda |reˈseɪdə| — any plant of the genus Reseda

resell |ˌriːˈsel| — sell (something) again after having bought it

resemblance |rɪˈzembləns| — similarity in appearance or external or superficial details

resemble |rɪˈzembl| — appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to

resent |rɪˈzent| — feel bitter or indignant about

resentful |rɪˈzentfl| — full of or marked by resentment or indignant ill will

resentfully |rɪˈzentfəli| — with resentment; in a resentful manner

resentment |rɪˈzentmənt| — a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

reservation |ˌrezərˈveɪʃn| — a district that is reserved for particular purpose

reserve |rɪˈzɜːrv| — formality and propriety of manner

reserved |rɪˈzɜːrvd| — set aside for the use of a particular person or party

reservedly |rɪˈzɝːvɪdli| — with reserve; in a reserved manner

reservist |rɪˈzɜːrvɪst| — a member of a military reserve

reservoir |ˈrezərvwɑːr| — a large or extra supply of something

reset |ˌriːˈset| — device for resetting instruments or controls

resettle |ˌriːˈsetl| — settle in a new place

resettlement |riˈsetəlmənt| — the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)

reshape |ˌriːˈʃeɪp| — shape anew or differently

reshuffle |ˈriːʃʌfl| — a redistribution of something

reside |rɪˈzaɪd| — make one's home in a particular place or community

residence |ˈrezɪdəns| — any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

residency |ˈrezɪdənsi| — the act of dwelling in a place

resident |ˈrezɪdənt| — someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there

residential |ˌrezɪˈdenʃl| — used or designed for residence or limited to residences

residual |rɪˈzɪdʒuəl| — something left after other parts have been taken away

residuary |rɪˈzɪdʒueri| — entitled to the residue of an estate (after payment of debts and specific gifts)

residue |ˈrezɪduː| — matter that remains after something has been removed

residuum |rɪˈzɪdjuəm| — something left after other parts have been taken away

resign |rɪˈzaɪn| — leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

resignation |ˌrezɪɡˈneɪʃn| — acceptance of despair

resignedly |rɪˈzaɪnədli| — with resignation and acceptance; in a resigned manner

resilience |rɪˈzɪliəns| — the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit

resiliency |rəˈzɪljənsi| — an occurrence of rebounding or springing back

resilient |rɪˈzɪliənt| — recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like

resin |ˈrezn| — any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules

resinous |ˈrezɪnəs| — having the characteristics of pitch or tar

resist |rɪˈzɪst| — elude, especially in a baffling way

resistance |rɪˈzɪstəns| — the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with

resistant |rɪˈzɪstənt| — relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)

resistible |rɪˈzɪstəbəl| — capable of being resisted or withstood or frustrated

resistive |rɪˈzɪstɪv| — disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority

resistivity |ˌrɪzɪˈstɪvɪti| — a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms

resistless |rəˈzistləs| — offering no resistance

resistor |rɪˈzɪstər| — an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current

resole |ˌriːˈsoʊl| — put a new sole on

resolute |ˈrezəluːt| — characterized by quickness and firmness

resolutely |ˈrezəˌluːtli| — showing firm determination or purpose

resoluteness |ˈrezəluːtnəs| — the trait of being resolute

resolution |ˌrezəˈluːʃn| — a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

resolvable |rɪˈzɒlvəbəl| — capable of being solved

resolve |rɪˈzɑːlv| — the trait of being resolute

resolved |rɪˈzɑːlvd| — determined

resolvent |riːˈzɑːlvənt| — a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

resonance |ˈrezənəns| — an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation

resonant |ˈrezənənt| — characterized by resonance

resonate |ˈrezəneɪt| — sound with resonance

resonating |ˈrezəˌnetɪŋ| — characterized by resonance

resonator |ˈrezəneɪtər| — a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves

resort |rɪˈzɔːrt| — a hotel located in a resort area

resound |rɪˈzaʊnd| — ring or echo with sound

resounding |rɪˈzaʊndɪŋ| — characterized by resonance

resource |ˈriːsɔːrs| — available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed

resourceful |rɪˈsɔːrsfl| — having inner resources; adroit or imaginative

resourcefulness |riˈsɔːrsfəlnəs| — the quality of being able to cope with a difficult situation

respect |rɪˈspekt| — (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point

respectability |rɪˌspektəˈbɪləti| — honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation

respectable |rɪˈspektəbl| — deserving of esteem and respect

respectably |riˈspektəbli| — to a tolerably worthy extent

respected |rəˈspektəd| — receiving deferential regard

respecter |rɪˈspektər| — a person who respects someone or something; usually used in the negative

respectful |rɪˈspektfl| — feeling or manifesting veneration

respectfully |rəˈspektfəli| — in a respectful manner

respectfulness |rɪˈspektfəlnes| — courteous regard for people's feelings

respective |rɪˈspektɪv| — considered individually

respectively |rɪˈspektɪvli| — in the order given

respects |rəˈspekts| — (often used with `pay') a formal expression of esteem

respiration |ˌrespəˈreɪʃn| — the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules; processes that take place in the cells and tissues during which energy is released and carbon dioxide is produced and absorbed by the blood to be transported to the lu

respirator |ˈrespəreɪtər| — a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration

respiratory |ˈrespərətɔːri| — pertaining to respiration

respire |rɪˈspaɪər| — breathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety

respite |ˈrespɪt| — a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort

resplendence |rɪˈsplendəns| — brilliant radiant beauty

resplendency |rɪˈsplendənsi| — brilliant radiant beauty

resplendent |rɪˈsplendənt| — having great beauty and splendor

resplendently |rɪˈsplendəntli| — in an impressively beautiful manner

respond |rɪˈspɑːnd| — show a response or a reaction to something

respondent |rɪˈspɑːndənt| — the codefendant (especially in a divorce proceeding) who is accused of adultery with the corespondent

responder |rəˈspɑːndər| — someone who responds

response |rɪˈspɑːns| — a result

responsibility |rɪˌspɑːnsəˈbɪləti| — the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force

responsible |rɪˈspɑːnsəbl| — being the agent or cause

responsibly |rəˈspɑːnsəbli| — in a responsible manner

responsive |rɪˈspɑːnsɪv| — reacting to a stimulus

responsiveness |rəˈspɑːnsɪvnəs| — responsive to stimulation

rest |rest| — something left after other parts have been taken away

rest-cure |ˈrest kjʊər| — rest as a medical treatment for stress or anxiety etc.

rest-harrow |ˈrestˌhæroʊ| — Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough roots

restart |ˈriːstɑːrt| — start an engine again, for example

restate |ˌriːˈsteɪt| — to say, state, or perform again

restatement |riˈsteɪtmənt| — a revised statement

restaurant |ˈrestrɑːnt| — a building where people go to eat

restaurateur |ˌrestərəˈtɜːr| — the proprietor of a restaurant

rested |ˈrestəd| — not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing

restful |ˈrestfl| — affording physical or mental rest

restharrow |ˈrɛstharəʊ| — Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough roots

restitute |ˈrestəˌtuːt| — give or bring back

restitution |ˌrestɪˈtuːʃn| — a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

restive |ˈrestɪv| — being in a tense state

restless |ˈrestləs| — worried and uneasy

restlessly |ˈrestləsli| — in a restless manner

restlessness |ˈrestləsnəs| — the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active

restock |ˌriːˈstɑːk| — stock again

restoration |ˌrestəˈreɪʃn| — the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685

restorative |rɪˈstɔːrətɪv| — a medicine that strengthens and invigorates

restore |rɪˈstɔːr| — return to its original or usable and functioning condition

restorer |rəˈstɔːrər| — a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture

restrain |rɪˈstreɪn| — to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement

restrained |rɪˈstreɪnd| — cool and formal in manner

restraint |rɪˈstreɪnt| — the act of controlling by restraining someone or something

restrict |rɪˈstrɪkt| — place restrictions on

restricted |rɪˈstrɪktɪd| — restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')

restriction |rɪˈstrɪkʃn| — a principle that limits the extent of something

restrictive |rɪˈstrɪktɪv| — (of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports

restroom |ˈrestruːm| — a toilet that is available to the public

restructure |ˌriːˈstrʌktʃər| — construct or form anew or provide with a new structure

result |rɪˈzʌlt| — a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

resultant |rɪˈzʌltənt| — the final point in a process

resume |rɪˈzuːm| — short descriptive summary (of events)

resumption |rɪˈzʌmpʃn| — beginning again

resurface |ˌriːˈsɜːrfɪs| — reappear on the surface

resurge  — rise again

resurgence |rɪˈsɜːrdʒəns| — bringing again into activity and prominence

resurgent |rɪˈsɜːrdʒənt| — rising again as to new life and vigor

resurrect |ˌrezəˈrekt| — cause to become alive again

resurrection |ˌrezəˈrekʃn| — (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion

resuscitate |rɪˈsʌsɪteɪt| — cause to regain consciousness

resuscitation |rəˌsəsəˈteɪʃən| — the act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness

ret |ret| — place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue

retail |ˈriːteɪl| — the selling of goods to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for resale

retailer |ˈriːˌtelər| — a merchant who sells goods at retail

retailing |ˈriːˌtelɪŋ| — the activities involved in selling commodities directly to consumers

retain |rɪˈteɪn| — hold back within

retainer |rɪˈteɪnər| — a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone

retake |ˌriːˈteɪk| — a shot or scene that is photographed again

retaliate |rɪˈtælieɪt| — take revenge for a perceived wrong

retaliation |rɪˌtæliˈeɪʃn| — action taken in return for an injury or offense

retaliatory |riˈtæljəˌtɔːri| — of or relating to or having the nature of retribution

retard |rɪˈtɑːrd| — a person of subnormal intelligence

retardation |ˌriˌtɑrˈdeɪʃən| — a decrease in rate of change

retarded |rɪˈtɑːrdɪd| — people collectively who are mentally retarded

retch |retʃ| — an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting

rete |ˈriːti| — a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels

retell |ˌriːˈtel| — render verbally

retention |rɪˈtenʃn| — the act of retaining something

retentive |rɪˈtentɪv| — having the power, capacity, or quality of retaining water

rethink |ˈriːθɪŋk| — thinking again about a choice previously made

reticence |ˈretɪsns| — the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary

reticent |ˈretɪsnt| — temperamentally disinclined to talk

reticently |ˈretɪsntli| — with reticence; in a reticent manner

reticle |ˈredək(ə)l| — a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument

reticulate |rɪˈtɪkjʊleɪt| — form a net or a network

reticulation |rɪˌtɪkjʊˈleɪʃən| — (photography) the formation of a network of cracks or wrinkles in a photographic emulsion

reticule |ˈretɪkjuːl| — a woman's drawstring handbag; usually made of net or beading or brocade; used in 18th and 19th centuries

retina |ˈretənə| — the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve

retinal |ˈretənəl| — either of two yellow to red retinal pigments formed from rhodopsin by the action of light

retinue |ˈretənuː| — the group following and attending to some important person

retire |rɪˈtaɪər| — go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position

retired |rɪˈtaɪərd| — no longer active in your work or profession

retiree |riˈtaɪˈriː| — someone who has retired from active working

retirement |rɪˈtaɪərmənt| — the state of being retired from one's business or occupation

retiring |rɪˈtaɪərɪŋ| — not arrogant or presuming

retool |ˌriːˈtuːl| — revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving

retort |rɪˈtɔːrt| — a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

retouch |ˌriːˈtʌtʃ| — give retouches to (hair)

retrace |rɪˈtreɪs| — to go back over again

retract |rɪˈtrækt| — formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

retractable |riˈtræktəbəl| — capable of being retracted

retractile |rəˈtraktəl| — capable of retraction; capable of being drawn back

retraction |riˈtrækʃən| — a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion

retractor |rəˈtraktər| — surgical instrument that holds back the edges of a surgical incision

retrain |ˌriːˈtreɪn| — teach new skills

retraining |riˈtreɪnɪŋ| — training for a new occupation

retranslate |riːtrænzˈleɪt| — translate again

retransmit |ˌriːtrænzˈmɪt| — transmit again

retread |ˈriːtred| — a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads

retreat |rɪˈtriːt| — (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat

retrench |rɪˈtrentʃ| — tighten one's belt; use resources carefully

retrenchment |riˈtrentʃmənt| — entrenchment consisting of an additional interior fortification to prolong the defense

retrial |ˌriːˈtraɪəl| — a new trial in which issues already litigated and to which the court has already rendered a verdict or decision are reexamined by the same court; occurs when the initial trial is found to have been improper or unfair due to procedural errors

retribution |ˌretrɪˈbjuːʃn| — a justly deserved penalty

retributive |rɪˈtrɪbjʊtɪv| — of or relating to or having the nature of retribution

retributory  — of or relating to or having the nature of retribution

retrievable |rɪˈtriːvəbəl| — capable of being regained especially with effort

retrieval |rɪˈtriːvl| — (computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer's memory

retrieve |rɪˈtriːv| — get or find back; recover the use of

retriever |rɪˈtriːvər| — a dog with heavy water-resistant coat that can be trained to retrieve game

retroactive |ˌretroʊˈæktɪv| — affecting things past

retrofit |ˈretroʊfɪt| — a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured

retrograde |ˈretrəɡreɪd| — move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies

retrogress |ˌretrəˈɡres| — get worse or fall back to a previous condition

retrogression |ˌretrəˈɡreʃən| — passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form

retrogressive |ˌretrəˈɡresɪv| — going from better to worse

retrospect |ˈretrəspekt| — contemplation of things past

retrospection |ˌretrəˈspekʃn| — reference to things past

retrospective |ˌretrəˈspektɪv| — an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work

retrospectively |ˌretroˈspektɪvli| — in a manner contemplative of past events

retrousse |ˌretruːˈseɪ| — (used of noses) turned up at the end

retroversion |ˌretroʊˈvɝːʃən| — a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part

retrovert  — go back to a previous state

retry |ˌriːˈtraɪ| — hear or try a court case anew

return |rɪˈtɜːrn| — document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability

returning |rəˈtɝːnɪŋ| — tending to return to an earlier state

reunification |ˌrijunəfɪˈkeɪʃən| — the act of coming together again

reunify |ˌriːˈjuːnɪfaɪ| — unify again, as of a country

reunion |ˌriːˈjuːniən| — a party of former associates who have come together again

reunite |ˌriːjuːˈnaɪt| — have a reunion; unite again

reusable |riˈuːzəbəl| — capable of being used again

reuse |ˌriːˈjuːs| — use again after processing

rev |rev| — rate of revolution of a motor

rev up |ˈrev ʌp| — speed up

revalue |ˌriːˈvæljuː| — gain in value

revamp |ˈriːvæmp| — to patch up or renovate; repair or restore

reveal |rɪˈviːl| — make visible

revealing |rɪˈviːlɪŋ| — the speech act of making something evident

reveille |ˈrevəli| — (military) signal to wake up

revel |ˈrevl| — unrestrained merrymaking

revelation |ˌrevəˈleɪʃn| — the speech act of making something evident

revelatory |ˈrevələtɔːri| — (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly

reveller |ˈrevələr| — a celebrant who shares in a noisy party

revelry |ˈrevlri| — unrestrained merrymaking

revenge |rɪˈvendʒ| — action taken in return for an injury or offense

revengeful |rəˈvenjfəl| — disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge

revenue |ˈrevənuː| — the entire amount of income before any deductions are made

reverberant |rɪˈvɝːbərənt| — having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected

reverberate |rɪˈvɜːrbəreɪt| — ring or echo with sound

reverberating |rɪˈvɝːbəˌretɪŋ| — characterized by resonance

reverberation |rɪˌvɜːrbəˈreɪʃn| — the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves

revere |rɪˈvɪr| — American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)

revered |rɪˈvɪrd| — profoundly honored

reverence |ˈrevərəns| — a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

reverend |ˈrevərənd| — a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church

reverent |ˈrevərənt| — showing great reverence for god

reverential |ˌrevəˈrenʃl| — feeling or manifesting veneration

reverentially |ˌrevəˈrenʃəli| — with reverence; in a reverent manner

reverie |ˈrevəri| — absentminded dreaming while awake

revers |rɪˈvɪr| — a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side

reversal |rɪˈvɜːrsl| — a change from one state to the opposite state

reverse |rɪˈvɜːrs| — a relation of direct opposition

reversibility |rɪˌvɝːsəˈbɪlɪti| — the quality of being reversible in either direction

reversible |rɪˈvɜːrsəbl| — a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)

reversion |rɪˈvɜːrʒn| — (law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the death of the grantee)

reversionary |rɪˈvɝːʃnəri| — of or relating to or involving a reversion (especially a legal reversion)

revert |rɪˈvɜːrt| — go back to a previous state

revet |rəˈvet| — construct a revetment

revetment |rɪˈvetmənt| — a barrier against explosives

review |rɪˈvjuː| — a new appraisal or evaluation

reviewer |rɪˈvjuːər| — someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication

revile |rɪˈvaɪl| — spread negative information about

revise |rɪˈvaɪz| — the act of rewriting something

revised |rɪˈvaɪzd| — improved or brought up to date

reviser |rɪˈvaɪzər| — someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication

revision |rɪˈvɪʒn| — the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

revisionism |rɪˈvɪʒənɪzəm| — any dangerous departure from the teachings of Marx

revisionist |riˈvɪʒəˌnɪst| — a Communist who tries to rewrite Marxism to justify a retreat from the revolutionary position

revisit |ˌriːˈvɪzɪt| — visit again

revitalization |ˌriˌvaɪtələˈzeɪʃən| — bringing again into activity and prominence

revitalize |ˌriːˈvaɪtəlaɪz| — restore strength

revitalizing |riˈvaɪtəˌlaɪzɪŋ| — tending to impart new life and vigor to

revival |rɪˈvaɪvl| — bringing again into activity and prominence

revive |rɪˈvaɪv| — cause to regain consciousness

revived |rɪˈvaɪvd| — given fresh life or vigor or spirit

revivification |rɪˌvɪvəfəˈkeɪʃən| — bringing again into activity and prominence

revivify |ˌriːˈvɪvɪfaɪ| — give new life or energy to

revocable |ˈrevəkəbəl| — capable of being revoked or annulled

revocation |ˌrevəˈkeɪʃən| — the state of being cancelled or annulled

revoke |rɪˈvoʊk| — the mistake of not following suit when able to do so

revolt |rɪˈvoʊlt| — organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

revolting |rɪˈvoʊltɪŋ| — highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

revolution |ˌrevəˈluːʃn| — a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving

revolutionary |ˌrevəˈluːʃəneri| — a radical supporter of political or social revolution

revolutionism |ˌrevəˈluːʃnɪzm| — a belief in the spread of revolutionary principles

revolutionist |ˌrevəˈluːʃənəst| — a radical supporter of political or social revolution

revolutionize |ˌrevəˈluːʃənaɪz| — change radically

revolve |rɪˈvɑːlv| — turn on or around an axis or a center

revolver |rɪˈvɑːlvər| — a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)

revue |rɪˈvjuː| — a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians

revulsion |rɪˈvʌlʃn| — intense aversion

reward |rɪˈwɔːrd| — a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing

rewarding |rɪˈwɔːrdɪŋ| — providing personal satisfaction

rewind |ˌriːˈwaɪnd| — wind (up) again

reword |ˌriːˈwɜːrd| — express the same message in different words

rework |ˌriːˈwɜːrk| — use again in altered form

rewrite |ˈriːraɪt| — something that has been written again

rewriting |riˈraɪtɪŋ| — editing that involves writing something again

Reynard |ˈreɪnərd| — a conventional name for a fox used in tales following usage in the old epic `Reynard the Fox'