English dictionary


re |reɪ| — 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 ˈekəʊ| — the echo of an echo

re-educate |rɪˌedʒəˌket| — Alternative spelling of reeducate.

re-education |rɪˌedjəˌkeʃən| — Alternative spelling of reeducation.

re-elect |rɪəˈlekt| — Alternative spelling of reelect.

re-election |rɪəˈlekʃən| — Alternative spelling of reelection.

re-emerge |rɪəˈmɜːdʒ| — appear again

re-enact |rɪəˈnækt| — Alternative spelling of reenact.

re-enactment |rɪəˈnæktmənt| — Alternative spelling of reenactment.

re-engage |ˈriːɪnˈɡeɪdʒ| — to engage again

re-enter |rɪˈɪntər| — enter again

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

re-entry |ˌriː ˈentrɪ| — The act of retaking possession of land, etc.

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

re-examination |rɪɪɡˌzæməˈneɪʃən| — A second or subsequent examination.

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

re-form |ˌriː ˈfɔːrm| — Alternative spelling of reform.

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

re-fuse |ˈriːˈfjuːz| — To fit with another fuse.

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

reached |ˈriːtʃt| — simple past tense and past participle of reach

reaches |ˈriːtʃəz| — plural form of reach

reachless |ˈriːtʃlɪs| — Beyond reach; unattainable; lofty.

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

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

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

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

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

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

reactive |rɪˈæktɪv| — reacting to a stimulus

reactivity |ˌriːækˈtɪvɪtɪ| — responsive to stimulation

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

read |riːd| — something that is read

readability |ˌriːdəˈbɪlətɪ| — 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 |ˈredɪlɪ| — without much difficulty

readiness |ˈredɪnəs| — 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

reading-room |ˈriːdɪŋ ruːm| — A room in a library set aside for reading.

readjust |ˌriːəˈdʒʌst| — adjust anew

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

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

ready |ˈredɪ| — 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-reckoner  — A printed book or table containing pre-calculated values, often multiples of given amounts.

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

reaffirm |ˌriːəˈfɜːrm| — affirm once again

reaffirmation |ˌrɪæfərˈmeɪʃən| — renewed affirmation

reaffirmed |ˌrɪəˈfɜːmd| — simple past tense and past participle of reaffirm

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

real |ˈriːəl| — any rational or irrational number

real-estate |ˈriːləˌstet| — Property that cannot easily be moved, usually buildings and the ground they are built on.

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

realignment |rɪəˈlaɪnmənt| — The act of realigning or something realigned

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

realist |ˈrɪəlɪst| — 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 |ˌrɪəˈlɪstɪkəlɪ| — in a realistic manner

reality |rɪˈælətɪ| — 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 |ˈriːəlɪ| — 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 |ˈriːəltɪ| — 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

reams |ˈriːmz| — plural form of ream

reanimate |riːˈænɪmeɪt| — give new life or energy to

reap |riːp| — gather, as of natural products

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

reaping |ˈriːpɪŋ| — Present participle of reap.

reaping-hook |ˈriːpɪŋ hʊk| — Alternative form of reaping hook.

reappear |ˌriːəˈpɪr| — appear again

reappraisal |ˌrɪəˈpreɪzəl| — a new appraisal or evaluation

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

rear-admiral |rɪ(ə)r ˈadm(ə)rəl| — (military, nautical) a naval officer below the rank of vice admiral, originally in charge of a fleet's rear formation.

rearer |ˈrɪərə| — One who rears (nurtures children or animals).

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 |rɪˈɑːrm| — arm again

rearmament |rɪˈɑːrməmənt| — the act of arming again

rearmost |ˈrɪrməʊst| — located farthest to the rear

rearmouse |ˈrɪəmaʊs| — Alternative form of reremouse.

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

rearrangement |rɪəˈreɪndʒmənt| — 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 |ˈriːznəblɪ| — 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 |ˌrɪəˈsesmənt| — 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 |ˌrɪəˈʃʊrɪŋ| — restoring confidence and relieving anxiety

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

reave |ˈriːv| — steal goods; take as spoils

reaver |ˈriːvər| — One who reaves.

rebaptize  — To baptize again.

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

rebec |ˈriːbek| — (music) An early three-stringed instrument, somewhat like a simple violin.

rebeck |ˈriːbek| — Alternative spelling of rebec.

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

rebellow |riːˈbeləʊ| — (intransitive, now rare) Of a place: to re-echo to or with a sound. [from 16th c.]

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

rebore  — To bore through an existing hole, generally to correct its shape.

reborn |ˌriːˈbɔːrn| — spiritually reborn or converted

rebound |rɪˈbaʊnd| — a movement back from an impact

rebroadcast |rɪˈbrɒdˌkæst| — 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 |rɪˈbɪldɪŋ| — building again

rebuilt |rɪˈbɪlt| — simple past tense and past participle of rebuild

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 |rɪˈkælsɪtrənsɪ| — 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 |rɪˈkælkjəˌlet| — 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 |ˌriːkəˈpɪtʃʊleɪt| — summarize briefly

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

recapitulative |ˌriːkəˈpɪtjʊlətɪv| — Pertaining to, or characterized by recapitulation

recapitulatory |riːkəˈpɪtʃələtɔːriː| — Of the nature of a recapitulation.

recaption |riːˈkæpʃʌn| — (law) The lawful claim and recovery, by a person, of goods wrongly taken from him

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

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

recce |ˈrekɪ| — 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

receiving |rəˈsiːvɪŋ| — Present participle of receive.

recency |ˈriːsənsiː| — a time immediately before the present

recension |rɪˈsenʃən| — A critical revision of a text

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

recently |ˈriːsntlɪ| — 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

reception-room |rɪˈsepʃənrʊm| — A room for receiving and entertaining guests.

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

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

receptivity |ˈriːˌsepˈtɪvətɪ| — 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 |ˈriːses| — 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 |rɪˈtʃɑːrdʒəbəl| — capable of being recharged

rechauffe |ɑːeɪʃəʊˈfeɪ| — 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 |ˈresəpɪ| — directions for making something

recipience |rɪˈsɪpɪəns| — The ability to receive; receptivity

recipiency |rɪˈsɪpɪənsɪ| — recipience

recipient |rɪˈsɪpɪənt| — 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 |rɪˈsɪprəkəlɪ| — (often followed by `for') in exchange or in reciprocation

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

reciprocating-engine |rɪˈsɪprəkeɪtɪŋˈendʒɪn| — piston engine

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

reciprocity |ˌresɪˈprɑːsətɪ| — 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

reck |rek| — To make account of; to care for; to heed; to regard; consider.

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

recklessly |ˈrekləslɪ| — in a reckless manner

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

reckling |ˈreklɪŋ| — A weak child or animal.

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

recoat  — To coat again (as with paint).

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 |ˈrekəɡˌnaɪzd| — 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

recollecting |ˌrekəˈlektɪŋ| — Present participle of recollect.

recollection |ˌrekəˈlekʃn| — the ability to recall past occurrences

recollections |ˌrekəˈlekʃənz| — plural form of recollection

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

recommendable  — Capable of being recommended.

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

recommendatory |rekəˈmendətɔːriː| — Of or pertaining to a recommendation

recommended |ˌrekəˈmendəd| — simple past tense and past participle of recommend

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

recommitment |ˈriːkəˈmɪtmənt| — A renewal of a commitment, or an act of recommitting

recommittal |ˈriːkəˈmɪtl| — recommitment

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

recompose |riːkəmˈpəʊz| — to compose again

reconcilability |ˈrekənˌsaɪləˈbɪlɪtɪ| — The property of being reconcilable.

reconcilable |ˌrekənˈsaɪləbl| — capable of being reconciled

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

reconcilement |ˈrekənsaɪlmənt| — The fact of being restored to cordial relations with each other; settling differences, making peace; reconciliation.

reconciliation |ˌrekənsɪlɪˈeɪʃn| — the reestablishing of cordial relations

reconciliatory  — that reconciles

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

reconditioned |ˌrɪkənˈdɪʃənd| — simple past tense and past participle of recondition

reconditioning |ˌrɪkənˈdɪʃənɪŋ| — Present participle of recondition.

reconfiguration |rɪkənˌfɪɡjəˈreɪʃən| — A reconfigured state.

reconfigure |ˌriːkənˈfɪɡjər| — To arrange into a new configuration.

reconfirm |ˌriːkənˈfɜːrm| — confirm again

reconfirmed |ˌrɪkənˈfɜːmd| — simple past tense and past participle of reconfirm

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 |ˌrɪkənˈstrəktəd| — 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 |ˌrɪkənˈstrəktɪv| — helping to restore to good condition

reconversion |ˈriːkənˈvɜːʃən| — action of converting something again

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

record-player |ˈrekɔːrd pleɪər| — An analogue electronic device for playing gramophone records.

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

recordist |rɪˈkɔːrdɪst| — A person who makes sound recordings

records |rəˈkɔːrdz| — plural form of record

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

recoupment |rɪˈkuːpmənt| — A recovery of what had been lost.

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 |rɪˈkʌvərɪ| — return to an original state

recreancy |ˈrekrɪənsɪ| — The quality or state of being recreant.

recreant |ˈrekrɪənt| — an abject coward

recreate |ˌriːkrɪˈeɪt| — give new life or energy to

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

recreational |ˌrekrɪˈeɪʃənl| — engaged in as a pastime

recreative |ˈrekriːeɪtɪv| — Being, or pertaining to, recreation.

recrement |ˈrekrəmənt| — waste matter or dross

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

recrimination |rɪˌkrɪmɪˈneɪʃn| — mutual accusations

recriminative |rəˈkrɪmənədɪv| — countering one charge with another

recriminatory |rɪˈkrɪmɪnətɔːrɪ| — 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

recruiting |rəˈkruːtɪŋ| — Present participle of recruit.

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

recta |ˈrektə| — plural form of rectum

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 |ˌrektɪˈlɪnɪər| — characterized by a straight line or lines

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

recto |ˈrektəʊ| — right-hand page

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

rectorate  — the office or station of a rector

rectorial |rekˈtɔːrɪəl| — Relating to a rector.

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

rectory |ˈrektərɪ| — 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

recumbence  — The act of leaning, resting, or reclining; the state of being recumbent.

recumbency |rɪˈkʌmbənsɪ| — (archaic) recumbence

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

recuperator |rɪˈkuːpəˌreɪtər| — A regenerator (heating device).

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 |ˈrekjʊzənsɪ| — 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

recycled |rɪˈsaɪkəld| — simple past tense and past participle of recycle

recycling |rɪˈsaɪkəlɪŋ| — 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-cap |ˈredkæp| — (UK, folklore) A kind of evil brownie or imp.

red-haired  — Alternative form of redhaired.

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

red-light |laɪt| — A warning light, especially as a traffic signal indicating "˜stop'.

red-pencil |ˈredˈpensl| — to correct written documents.

red-short |ʃɔːrt| — hot-short; brittle when red-hot; said of certain kinds of iron

red-tape |ˈredˈteɪp| — (idiomatic) Time-consuming regulations or bureaucratic procedures.

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

redan |rəˈdan| — A defensive fortification work in the shape of a V.

redbait |ˈredbeɪt| — (US) To attack by denouncing as a Communist.

redbaiting |ˈredˌbeɪtɪŋ| — Present participle of redbait.

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

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

reddening |ˈredənɪŋ| — Present participle of redden.

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

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

redevelopment |ˌrɪdɪˈveləpmənt| — 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

redintegrate |redˈɪntəɡreɪt| — Renew, restore to wholeness.

redirect |ˌriːdəˈrekt| — channel into a new direction

redirection |ˌrɪdəˈrekʃən| — The act of setting a new direction.

rediscover |ˌriːdɪˈskʌvər| — discover again

rediscovery |rɪdəˈskəvrɪ| — the act of discovering again

redistribute |ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt| — distribute anew

redistribution |ˌrɪdəstrəˈbjuːʃən| — distributing again

redistributive |rɪdəˈstrɪbjuːtɪv| — Of or pertaining to redistribution

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

redoubted |rɪˈdaʊtɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of redoubt

redound |rɪˈdaʊnd| — return or recoil

redpoll |ˈredpəʊl| — 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

redraw |ˌriːˈdrɔː| — To draw again.

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

redressable  — Capable of being redressed.

redressed |rɪˈdrest| — simple past tense and past participle of redress

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 |rɪˈdʌndənsɪ| — 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

reduplicated |rɪˈdjuːplɪkeɪtɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of reduplicate

reduplicating |rɪˈdjuːplɪkeɪtɪŋ| — Present participle of reduplicate.

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

reduplicative |rɪˈduːpləˌkeɪtɪv| — Formed by redoubling; reduplicate, double

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

reed-stop |ˈriːdstɒp| — (music) An organ stop having the tone of a reed instrument.

reeded |ˈriːdɪd| — Covered with reeds; reedy.

reeducate |rɪˌedʒəˌket| — To educate or teach again, especially in order to remove bad practices.

reeducation |rɪˌedjəˌkeʃən| — the act of educating again or anew so as to rehabilitate or adapt to new situations.

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

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

reef-knot |ˈriːf nɑːt| — A knot used to securely tie two pieces of rope together, or to reef sails

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

reefing |ˈriːfɪŋ| — The process of reefing (taking in a sail); an act of reefing; also used of clothing.

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

reeky |ˈriːkɪ| — Soiled with smoke or steam; smoky; foul.

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

reeling |ˈriːlɪŋ| — Present participle of reel.

reenforce  — make stronger

reengage |ˈriːɪnˈɡeɪdʒ| — Alternative spelling of re-engage.

reentrant |riːˈentrənt| — (of angles) pointing inward

reentry |rɪˈɪntrɪ| — the act of entering again

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

reestablished |ˌrɪəˈstæblɪʃt| — simple past tense and past participle of reestablish

reestablishment  — (uncountable) The condition of being reestablished; restoration

reeve |riːv| — female ruff

reexamination |rɪɪɡˌzæməˈneɪʃən| — (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 |rɪˈfektrɪ| — a communal dining-hall (usually in a monastery)

refer |rɪˈfɜːr| — make reference to

referable |rɪˈfɜːrəbəl| — 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

referenda |ˌrefəˈrendə| — plural form of referendum

referendary |ˌrefəˈrendərɪ| — (obsolete) One to whose decision a cause is referred; a referee.

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

referred |rəˈfɜːd| — simple past tense and past participle of refer

referring |rəˈfɜːrɪŋ| — Present participle of refer.

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 |rɪˈfaɪnərɪ| — 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)

refitment |ˈriːˈfɪtmənt| — The act of refitting, or the state of being refitted.

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 |rɪˈflektɪvlɪ| — in a reflective manner

reflectivity |ˌriːflekˈtɪvɪtɪ| — 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

reflexes |ˈriːfleksəz| — plural form of reflex

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

reflow |ˈriːfləʊ| — (intransitive) To flow back again.

refluence  — The quality of being refluent; a flowing back.

refluent |ˈrefluːənt| — flowing back

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

reforest |rɪˈfɔːrəst| — forest anew

reforestation |ˌrɪfɒrəˈsteɪʃən| — 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 |rɪˈfɔːrmətɔːrɪ| — 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 |rɪˈfɔːrmər| — a disputant who advocates reform

reforming |rəˈfɔːrmɪŋ| — Present participle of reform.

reformist |rɪˈfɔːrmɪst| — a disputant who advocates reform

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

reformulation  — The act of formulating anew

refract |rɪˈfrækt| — subject to refraction

refracting |rɪˈfræktɪŋ| — Present participle of refract.

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)

refractor |rɪˈfræktər| — A refracting telescope.

refractoriness |rɪˈfræktərɪnɪs| — the trait of being unmanageable

refractory |rɪˈfræktərɪ| — 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

refraining |rəˈfreɪnɪŋ| — Present participle of refrain.

refrangible |rəˈfranjəb(ə)l| — (dated) That may be refracted

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

refreshments |rəˈfreʃmənts| — plural form of refreshment

refrigerant |rəˈfrɪjərənt| — 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

refrigeratory |rɪˈfrɪdʒərəˌtɔːriː| — (dated) That which refrigerates or cools.In distillation, a vessel filled with cold water, surrounding the worm, the vapour in which is thereby condensed.

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

refuge |ˈrefjuːdʒ| — a safe place

refugee |ˌrefjʊˈdʒiː| — 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

refurbished |rɪˈfɜːbɪʃt| — simple past tense and past participle of refurbish

refurnish |riːˈfɜːnɪʃ| — furnish with new or different furniture

refusal |rɪˈfjuːzl| — the act of refusing

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

refused |rəˈfjuːzd| — simple past tense and past participle of refuse

refusing |rəˈfjuːzɪŋ| — Present participle of refuse.

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

refuted |rəˈfjuːtəd| — simple past tense and past participle of refute

refuting |rəˈfjuːtɪŋ| — Present participle of refute.

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

regality |rɪˈɡælɪtiː| — Royalty; sovereignty; sovereign jurisdiction.

regally |ˈriːɡəlɪ| — in a regal manner

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

regardant |rɪˈɡɑːrdnt| — looking backward

regardful |rɪˈɡɑːrdfəl| — showing deference

regarding |rɪˈɡɑːrdɪŋ| — Present participle of regard.

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

regards |rɪˈɡɑːrdz| — plural form of regard

regatta |rɪˈɡætə| — a meeting for boat races

regelate |ˈriːdʒəˌleɪt| — (intransitive) To undergo regelation.

regency |ˈriːdʒənsɪ| — 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

regenerative |rɪˈdʒenərətɪv| — That serves to regenerate

regenerator |rɪˈdʒenəˌreɪtər| — One who, or that which, regenerates.

regeneratory  — Having power to renew; regenerative.

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 |ˈriːdʒənəlɪ| — 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

registering |ˈredʒəstərɪŋ| — Present participle of register.

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 |ˈredʒɪstrɪ| — an official written record of names or events or transactions

regnal |ˈreɡnəl| — Of or pertaining to the reign of a monarch (pope)

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 |rɪˈɡretfəlɪ| — with regret (used in polite formulas)

regrettable |rɪˈɡretəbl| — deserving regret

regrettably |rɪˈɡretəblɪ| — by bad luck

regretting |rɪˈɡretɪŋ| — Present participle of regret.

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

regrouping |rɪˈɡruːpɪŋ| — Present participle of regroup.

regrowth  — That which has been regrown after removal.

regulable |ˈreɡjʊləb(ə)l| — Of or pertaining to being controllable; able to be made subject to regulation.

regular |ˈreɡjələr| — a regular patron

regularity |ˌreɡjʊˈlærətɪ| — 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

regularized |ˈreɡjʊləraɪzd| — simple past tense and past participle of regularize

regularly |ˈreɡjələrlɪ| — in a regular manner

regulate |ˈreɡjʊleɪt| — 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 |ˌreɡjʊˈleɪʃn| — an authoritative rule

regulations |ˌreɡjəˈleɪʃənz| — plural form of regulation

regulative |ˈreɡjəˌletɪv| — restricting according to rules or principles

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

regulatory |ˈreɡjələtɔːrɪ| — restricting according to rules or principles

regurgitate |rɪˈɡɜːrdʒɪteɪt| — pour or rush back

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

rehab |ˈriːhæb| — An act of rehabilitation, especially to treat the use of recreational drugs.

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

rehabilitated |ˌrɪhəˈbɪləˌtetəd| — simple past tense and past participle of rehabilitate

rehabilitating |ˌrɪhəˈbɪləˌtetɪŋ| — Present participle of rehabilitate.

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

rehabilitative |ˌrɪhəˈbɪləˌtetɪv| — 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

reheard |ˌriːˈhɜːd| — past participle of rehear

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

reheated |ˌriːˈhiːtɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of reheat

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

rehousing |ˌriːˈhaʊzɪŋ| — Present participle of rehouse.

Reich |ˈraɪk| — the German state

reification  — regarding something abstract as a material thing

reify |ˈriːɪfaɪ| — 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 |ˌrɪəmˈbɜːsmənt| — 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 |ˌrɪˌɪnˈfɔːrst| — 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

reinforcements |ˌrɪənˈfɔːrsmənts| — plural form of reinforcement

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

reinless |ˈreɪnlɪs| — Not having, or not governed by, reins.

reins |ˈreɪnz| — (archaic) The kidneys.

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

reinstatement |ˌriːɪnˈsteɪtmənt| — the condition of being reinstated

reinsurance |ˌriːɪnˈʃʊrəns| — 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 |ˌrɪˌɪnˈʃʊr| — provide additional insurance for

reintegrate |rɪˈɪntəˌɡret| — integrate again

reintegration |rɪˈɪntəˌɡreʃən| — The condition of being reintegrated

reinterment |ˈriːɪnˈtɜːmənt| — The act of interring again after exhumation.

reinterpret |ˌriːɪnˈtɜːrprɪt| — interpret from a different viewpoint

reinterpretation |rɪˌɪnˌtərprəˈteɪʃən| — a new or different meaning

reintroduce |ˌriːɪntrəˈduːs| — introduce anew

reintroduction |rɪˌɪntrəˈdəkʃən| — an act of renewed introduction

reinvent |ˌriːɪnˈvent| — bring back into existence

reinvest |ˌriːɪnˈvest| — To invest again, give another investment.

reinvestment |ˌrɪˌɪnˈvestmənt| — (uncountable) The condition of being reinvested

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

reiterant  — Reiterating; repeating.

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

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

reiterative |riːˈɪtəˌreɪtɪv| — marked by iteration

reive |ɑːiːv| — Archaic spelling of reave.

reiver |ˈriːvə| — Alternative form of reaver.

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

rejectamenta |rɪˌdʒektəˈmentə| — Things that are thrown away or rejected; waste, rubbish, garbage

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

rejectee |rɪdʒekˈtiː| — A person who has been rejected

rejection |rɪˈdʒekʃn| — the act of rejecting something

rejector |rɪˈdʒektə| — rejecter

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

rejoice |rɪˈdʒɔɪs| — feel happiness or joy

rejoicing |rɪˈdʒɔɪsɪŋ| — a feeling of great happiness

rejoicingly |rɪˈdʒɔɪsɪŋlɪ| — In a rejoicing manner.

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

rejuvenescence |ˌriːdʒuːvɪˈnesns| — A renewal of youthful characteristics or vitality

rejuvenescent |ˌriːdʒuːvɪˈnesnt| — Becoming, or causing to become, rejuvenated.

rejuvenize  — To rejuvenate.

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 |rɪˈleɪʃənz| — 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)

relatival |ˌreləˈtaɪvəl| — (grammar) relative

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

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

relatives |ˈrelətɪvz| — plural form of relative

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

relativist |ˈrelətɪvɪzəm| — One who follows, believes or espouses relativism.

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

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

relaunch |ˈriːlɔːntʃ| — To launch again.

relaunching |ˌriːˈlɔːrntʃɪŋ| — Present participle of relaunch.

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

relay-race |ˈriːleɪˈreɪs| — A sports contest, where the members of a team take turns e.g. swimming, running or skiing parts of a circuit and/or performing certain action.

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

released |rɪˈliːst| — simple past tense and past participle of release

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 |rəˈlentləslɪ| — in a relentless manner

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

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

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

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

reliable |rɪˈlaɪəbl| — worthy of being depended on

reliably |rəˈlaɪəblɪ| — 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

relics |ˈrelɪks| — plural form of relic

relict |ˈrelɪkt| — 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

reliction |rɪˈlɪkʃən| — the gradual loss of water from a river, lake etc to leave permanent dry land

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

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

reliever |rɪˈliːvər| — 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

relight |ˈriːˈlaɪt| — to light or kindle anew

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

religioner |riːˈlɪdʒənər| — (dated) A religious zealot; a religionist.

religionism |rəˈlɪjəˌnɪzəm| — exaggerated religious zealotry

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

religiosity |rəˌlɪdʒɪˈɑːsətɪ| — 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 |rɪˈlɪdʒəslɪ| — 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 |ˈrelɪkwerɪ| — 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 |ˌriːˈləʊd| — load anew

reloading |ˌriːˈləʊdɪŋ| — Present participle of reload.

relocate |ˌriːˈləʊkeɪt| — become established in a new location

relocation |ˌriːləʊˈkeɪʃən| — 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 |rəˈləktəntlɪ| — with reluctance

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

relume |rɪˈluːm| — To rekindle; to light.

rely |rɪˈlaɪ| — have faith or confidence in

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

remade |ˌriːˈmeɪd| — Simple past tense and past participle of remake.

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

reman |riːˈmæn| — To supply with new personnel.

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 |rəˈmɑːrkəblɪ| — to a remarkable degree or extent

remarks |rəˈmɑːrks| — plural form of remark

remarriage |rɪˈmerɪdʒ| — the act of marrying again

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

remediable |rɪˈmiːdɪəbl| — capable of being remedied or redressed

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

remediate |rɪˈmiːdɪət| — set straight or right

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

remediless |ˈremɪdiːlɪs| — Not having a remedy; not capable of being remedied. [from 16th c.]

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

remelt  — melt again, after having thawed

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

remembrance |rɪˈmembrəns| — the ability to recall past occurrences

remembrancer |rəˈmembrənsər| — A person who reminds someone

remembrances |rəˈmembrənsəz| — plural form of remembrance

remilitarization |ˌriːˌmɪlɪtəraɪˈzeɪʃən| — 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

remineralize |riːˈmɪn(ə)r(ə)laɪz| — To restore the mineral content (after demineralization).

reminisce |ˌremɪˈnɪs| — recall the past

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

reminiscences |ˌreməˈnɪsənsəz| — plural form of reminiscence

reminiscent |ˌremɪˈnɪsnt| — serving to bring to mind

reminiscing |ˌreməˈnɪsɪŋ| — Present participle of reminisce.

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

remiss |rɪˈmɪs| — failing in what duty requires

remissible |rəˈmɪsəb(ə)l| — Capable of being remitted or forgiven.

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

remissive |rɪˈmɪsɪv| — Remitting; forgiving; abating.

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

remittance-man |rɪˈmɪtənsmæn| — An unwanted or underachieving man, or occasionally a youngest son, sent by relatives to a distant land and sent regular remittances of upkeep money, in order that he doesn't come back.

remittee |rɪmɪˈtiː| — The person to whom a remittance is sent

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

remitter |rɪˈmɪtər| — One who remits, or makes remittance.

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 |rɪˈmɒld| — cast again

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

remonstrant |rɪˈmɑːnstrənt| — One who remonstrates or issues remonstrances; One who formally protests, or issues such (usually written) protestations.

remonstrate |rɪˈmɑːnstreɪt| — argue in protest or opposition

remontant |rɪˈmɑːntənt| — (botany, especially of cultivated roses) that flowers more than once in each season.

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

remotely |rɪˈməʊtlɪ| — in a remote manner

remoteness |rɪˈməʊtnəs| — the property of being remote

remould |ˌriːˈməʊld| — cast again

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

removability |rɪˌmuːvəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — The state of being removable.

removable |rɪˈmʊvəbəl| — able to be obliterated completely

removal |rɪˈmuːvl| — the act of removing

remove |rɪˈmuːv| — degree of figurative distance or separation

removed |rɪˈmuːvd| — 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

remunerating |rɪˈmjuːnəreɪtɪŋ| — Present participle of remunerate.

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

rencontre |renˈkɑːntər| — (now rare) A chance meeting or encounter.

rencounter |ˌrenˈkaʊn(t)ər| — (archaic) To meet, encounter, come into contact with.

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

renegado |ˌrenɪˈɡeɪdəʊ| — Archaic form of renegade.

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

renegotiate |riːnɪˈɡəʊʃɪeɪt| — 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

renitent  — resistant to physical pressure; unyielding

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

renounced |ˌrɪˈnaʊnst| — simple past tense and past participle of renounce

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

renouncing |ˌrɪˈnaʊnsɪŋ| — Present participle of renounce.

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

renovated |ˈrenəˌvetəd| — simple past tense and past participle of renovate

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 rəʊl| — 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

rented |ˈrentəd| — simple past tense and past participle of rent

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

renumber |riːˈnʌmbər| — To number again, to assign new numbers to.

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

renunciative |riːˈnʌnsiːətɪv| — used especially of behavior

renunciatory |rɪˈnʌnsiːəˌtɔːriː| — Serving to renounce; rebellious, contrary.

reopen |ˌriːˈəʊpən| — open again or anew

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

reorganise  — organize anew, as after a setback

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

reorganize |rɪˈɔːrɡənaɪz| — organize anew

reorientation |riːˌɔːrɪenˈteɪʃən| — a fresh orientation; a changed set of attitudes and beliefs

rep |rep| — informal abbreviation of `representative'

repaid |rɪˈpeɪd| — Simple past tense and past participle of repay.

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

repairable |rɪˈperəbl| — Able to be repaired.

repaired |rəˈperd| — simple past tense and past participle of repair

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

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

repairs |rəˈperz| — plural form of repair

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

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

reparations |ˌrepəˈreɪʃənz| — plural form of reparation

repartee |ˌrepɑːrˈtiː| — adroitness and cleverness in reply

repartition |riːpɑːˈtɪʃ(ə)n| — a distribution or apportioning of something

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

repatriable |riːˈpætrɪəbl| — Capable of being repatriated.

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

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

repay |rɪˈpeɪ| — pay back

repayable |rɪˈpeɪəbəl| — subject to repayment

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

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

repealer |rɪˈpiːlə| — One who repeals.

repeat |rɪˈpiːt| — an event that repeats

repeatability  — the property or quality of being repeatable

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

repeated |rɪˈpiːtɪd| — recurring again and again

repeatedly |rɪˈpiːtɪdlɪ| — 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 |ˈrepərtɔːrɪ| — 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 |rɪˈplænt| — 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 |ˌrɪˈpɔːrtəd| — made known or told about; especially presented in a formal account

reportedly |rɪˈpɔːrtɪdlɪ| — according to reports or other information

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

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

reposal |rɪˈpəʊzəl| — The act or state of reposing.

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

reposeful |rɪˈpəʊzfəl| — affording physical or mental rest

reposition |ˌrɪpəˈzɪʃən| — depositing in a warehouse

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

repousse |rəpuːˈseɪ| — A metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side.

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

reprehend |ˌreprəˈhend| — express strong disapproval of

reprehending |ˌreprɪˈhendɪŋ| — Present participle of reprehend.

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

representativeness  — The state or quality of being accurately representative of something.

represented |ˌreprəˈzentəd| — represented accurately or precisely

representing |ˌreprəˈzentɪŋ| — Present participle of represent.

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 |rɪˈpresɪŋ| — 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

reprimanding |ˈreprɪmɑːndɪŋ| — Present participle of reprimand.

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

repro |ˈriːprəʊ| — Abbreviation of reproduction.

reproach |rɪˈprəʊtʃ| — a mild rebuke or criticism

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

reproachfully |rɪˈprəʊtʃfəlɪ| — 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

reprocessed |rɪˈprɒsest| — simple past tense and past participle of reprocess

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

reproducing |ˌrɪprəˈduːsɪŋ| — Present participle of reproduce.

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 |repˈtɪlɪən| — 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 |rɪˈpjuːdɪeɪt| — cast off

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

repugnance |rɪˈpʌɡnəns| — intense aversion

repugnancy |rɪˈpʌɡnənsɪ| — The quality or property of being repugnant.

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 |rɪˈpɜːtʃəs| — the act of purchasing back something previously sold

reputable |ˈrepjətəbl| — having a good reputation

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

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

reputed |rɪˈpjʊtɪd| — Simple past tense and past participle of repute.

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

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

requested |rɪˈkwestəd| — asked for

requiem |ˈrekwɪəm| — 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 |rɪˈkwaɪərd| — necessary for relief or supply

requirement |rɪˈkwaɪərmənt| — required activity

requiring |rɪˈkwaɪərɪŋ| — Present participle of require.

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

rerecorded  — simple past tense and past participle of rerecord

reroute |ˌriːˈruːt| — To change the route taken by something

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

rescuing |ˈreskjuːɪŋ| — Present participle of rescue.

research |rɪˈsɜːrtʃ| — systematic investigation to establish facts

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

researching |rɪˈsɜːtʃɪŋ| — Present participle of 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

resemblant  — Having a resemblance (to).

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

resembling |rəˈzembəlɪŋ| — Present participle of resemble.

resent |rɪˈzent| — feel bitter or indignant about

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

resentfully |rɪˈzentfəlɪ| — 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 |rɪˈzɜːvɪdlɪ| — 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 |rɪˈsetəlmənt| — 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 |ˈrezɪdənsɪ| — 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

residentiary |rezɪˈdenʃəriː| — Of, pertaining to, or having residence (especially official residence)

residua |rəˈzɪjəwə| — plural form of residuum

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

residuals |rəˈzɪdʒuːəlz| — plural form of residual

residuary |rɪˈzɪdʒʊerɪ| — 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 |rɪˈzɪdjʊəm| — something left after other parts have been taken away

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

resignation |ˌrezɪɡˈneɪʃn| — acceptance of despair

resigned |rɪˈzaɪnd| — Characterized by resignation or acceptance.

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

resilience |rɪˈzɪlɪəns| — 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 |rəˈzɪljənsɪ| — an occurrence of rebounding or springing back

resilient |rɪˈzɪlɪənt| — 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 |ˌrɪzɪˈstɪvɪtɪ| — a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms

resistless |rəˈzɪstləs| — offering no resistance

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

resit |ˈriːsɪt| — To take an examination for a second time, after first failing.

resold |riːˈsəʊld| — simple past tense and past participle of resell

resole |ˌriːˈsəʊl| — put a new sole on

resoluble |riːˈsɑːljəbəl| — Able to be resolved

resolute |ˈrezəluːt| — characterized by quickness and firmness

resolutely |ˈrezəˌluːtlɪ| — 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 |rɪˈsɔːrsfəlnəs| — the quality of being able to cope with a difficult situation

resources |ˈriːsɔːrsəz| — plural form of resource

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

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

respectable |rɪˈspektəbl| — deserving of esteem and respect

respectably |rɪˈspektəblɪ| — 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 |rəˈspektfəlɪ| — in a respectful manner

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

respecting |rɪˈspektɪŋ| — Present participle of respect.

respective |rɪˈspektɪv| — considered individually

respectively |rɪˈspektɪvlɪ| — 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 |ˈrespərətɔːrɪ| — 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 |rɪˈsplendənsɪ| — brilliant radiant beauty

resplendent |rɪˈsplendənt| — having great beauty and splendor

resplendently |rɪˈsplendəntlɪ| — 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

responding |rəˈspɑːndɪŋ| — Present participle of respond.

response |rɪˈspɑːns| — a result

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

responsible |rɪˈspɑːnsəbl| — being the agent or cause

responsibly |rəˈspɑːnsəblɪ| — 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 |ˈrestˌhærəʊ| — Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough roots

rest-home |ˈrest həʊm| — A place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living, such as the elderly and younger adults with physical disabilities.

rest-room |ˈrestrʊm| — Alternative spelling of restroom.

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

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

restatement |rɪˈsteɪtmənt| — 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 |ˈrestharəʊ| — Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough roots

resthouse  — A house where travellers can stay; a guesthouse.

restick  — (intransitive) To stick (adhere) again or anew.

resting |ˈrestɪŋ| — The action of rest; repose; inactivity; reliance; confidence.

resting-place |ˈrestɪŋpleɪs| — A place where one rests or may rest.

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 |ˈrestləslɪ| — 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

restored |rəˈstɔːrd| — Pertaining to something or someone renewed or rebuilt.

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

restoring |rəˈstɔːrɪŋ| — Present participle of restore.

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

restrained |rɪˈstreɪnd| — cool and formal in manner

restraining |rɪˈstreɪnɪŋ| — Present participle of restrain.

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

restructuring |rɪˈstrəktʃərɪŋ| — Present participle of restructure.

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

resultant |rɪˈzʌltənt| — the final point in a process

resulting |rəˈzəltɪŋ| — Of something that follows as the result of something else.

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

resumption |rɪˈzʌmpʃn| — beginning again

resumptive |rɪˈzʌmptɪv| — That is in the nature of resumption

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

resurrected |ˌrezəˈrektəd| — simple past tense and past participle of resurrect

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

resurrectionist |ˌrezəˈrekʃənɪst| — (euphemistic) A graverobber (a term commonly employed in the 18th and 19th centuries).

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

retailment  — The act of retailing.

retain |rɪˈteɪn| — hold back within

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

retaining |rəˈteɪnɪŋ| — Of or pertaining to something that retains something else, as with a retaining wall.

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

retaliate |rɪˈtælɪeɪt| — take revenge for a perceived wrong

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

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

retard |rɪˈtɑːrd| — a person of subnormal intelligence

retardate |rɪˈtɑːdeɪt| — (technical) A retarded person; a person with retardation.

retardation |ˌrɪˌtɑrˈdeɪʃən| — a decrease in rate of change

retarded |rɪˈtɑːrdɪd| — people collectively who are mentally retarded

retardment |rɪˈtɑːrdmənt| — Retardation; the act of retarding or delaying.

retch |retʃ| — an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting

retching |ˈretʃɪŋ| — Present participle of retch.

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

retell |ˌriːˈtel| — render verbally

retelling |rɪˈtelɪŋ| — Present participle of retell.

retention |rɪˈtenʃn| — the act of retaining something

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

retest |ˌriːˈtest| — A repeat test.

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

rethinking |rɪˈθɪŋkɪŋ| — Present participle of rethink.

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

reticent |ˈretɪsnt| — temperamentally disinclined to talk

reticently |ˈretɪsntlɪ| — 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

reticulated |rɪˈtɪkjʊleɪtɪd| — Characterized by or having the form of a grid or 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

retinae |ˈretɪniː| — plural form of retina

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 |rɪˈtaɪˈriː| — 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

retooling |rɪˈtuːlɪŋ| — Present participle of retool.

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

retortion |rɪˈtɔːrʃən| — retorsion

retouch |ˌriːˈtʌtʃ| — give retouches to (hair)

retoucher |ˈriːˈtʌtʃə| — One who retouches

retrace |rɪˈtreɪs| — to go back over again

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

retractable |rɪˈtræktəbəl| — capable of being retracted

retractation |ˌriːtrækˈteɪʃən| — retraction (of something previously said)

retractible  — Alternative form of retractable.

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

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

retractive |rɪˈtræktɪv| — That which retracts or withdraws.

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

retrain |ˌriːˈtreɪn| — teach new skills

retraining |rɪˈtreɪnɪŋ| — 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

retreating |rɪˈtriːtɪŋ| — Present participle of retreat.

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

retrenchment |rɪˈtrentʃmənt| — 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

retroaction |retrəʊˈækʃən| — Any action that has an influence due to a past event

retroactive |ˌretrəʊˈæktɪv| — affecting things past

retroactivity |retrəʊækˈtɪvɪtɪ| — The state or characteristic of being retroactive.

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

retrogradation |ˌretrəʊɡrəˈdeɪʃ(ə)n| — Motion in a retrograde manner

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 |retrəˈspektɪvlɪ| — in a manner contemplative of past events

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

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

retrovert  — go back to a previous state

retroverted |ˌretrəˈvərdəd| — turned or tilted back

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

rettery |ˈretərɪ| — A place or establishment where flax is retted.

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

returnee |rɪˌtɜːrˈniː| — Someone who comes back or returns, especially to one's own country or region.

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

reunification |ˌrɪjʊnəfɪˈkeɪʃən| — the act of coming together again

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

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

reunite |ˌriːjuːˈnaɪt| — have a reunion; unite again

reusable |rɪˈuːzəbəl| — 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

revanche |rɪˈvɑːntʃ| — Revenge or retaliation.

reveal |rɪˈviːl| — make visible

revealed |rɪˈviːld| — (of a religion) Focused on the revelations of a god to humankind.

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

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

revel |ˈrevl| — unrestrained merrymaking

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

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

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

revelry |ˈrevlrɪ| — unrestrained merrymaking

revels |ˈrevəlz| — plural form of revel

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

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

revenger |rɪˈvendʒə| — One who revenges.

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

reverb |ˈriːvɜːrb| — (audio effects) An electronic effect which simulates echoes or reverberations in the sound signal being processed.

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

reverberate |rɪˈvɜːrbəreɪt| — ring or echo with sound

reverberating |rɪˈvɜːbəˌretɪŋ| — characterized by resonance

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

reverberator |rɪˈvɜːbəreɪtə| — Agent noun of reverberate; one who reverberates.

reverberatory  — Of, pertaining to, or employing reverberation or deflection

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 |ˌrevəˈrenʃəlɪ| — with reverence; in a reverent manner

reverie |ˈrevərɪ| — 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 |rɪˌvɜːsəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — 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 |rɪˈvɜːʃnərɪ| — 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 |rɪˈvɪʒəˌnɪst| — a Communist who tries to rewrite Marxism to justify a retreat from the revolutionary position

revisit |ˌriːˈvɪzɪt| — visit again

revisory |rɪˈvaɪzəriː| — Having the power or purpose to revise.

revitalization |ˌrɪˌvaɪtələˈzeɪʃən| — bringing again into activity and prominence

revitalize |ˌriːˈvaɪtəlaɪz| — restore strength

revitalizing |rɪˈvaɪtəˌlaɪzɪŋ| — 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

reviver |riːˈvaɪvər| — Agent noun of revive; one who revives.

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

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

revolted |rɪˈvəʊltɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of revolt

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

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

revolutionary |ˌrevəˈluːʃənerɪ| — 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)

revolving |rɪˈvɑːlvɪŋ| — Present participle of revolve.

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

revulsion |rɪˈvʌlʃn| — intense aversion

revulsive |rɪˈvʌlsɪv| — Causing revulsion

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

rewarding |rɪˈwɔːrdɪŋ| — providing personal satisfaction

rewind |ˌriːˈwaɪnd| — wind (up) again

rewinding |ˌriːˈwaɪndɪŋ| — Present participle of rewind.

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 |rɪˈraɪtɪŋ| — editing that involves writing something again

rewritten |rɪˈrɪtən| — past participle of rewrite

rewrote |ˌriːˈrəʊt| — simple past tense of rewrite

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

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