Transitive Verbs Starting with R

Rabbate (v. t.) To abate or diminish.

Rabbet (v. t.) To cut a rabbet in; to furnish with a rabbet.

Rabbet (v. t.) To unite the edges of, as boards, etc., in a rabbet joint.

Rabble (v. t.) To stir or skim with a rabble, as molten iron.

Rabble (v. t.) To insult, or assault, by a mob; to mob; as, to rabble a curate.

Rabble (v. t.) To utter glibly and incoherently; to mouth without intelligence.

Rabble (v. t.) To rumple; to crumple.

Race (v. t.) To raze.

Race (v. t.) To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.

Race (v. t.) To run a race with.

Rack (v. t.) To draw off from the lees or sediment, as wine.

Rack (v. t.) To extend by the application of force; to stretch or strain; specifically, to stretch on the rack or wheel; to torture by an engine which strains the limbs and pulls the joints.

Rack (v. t.) To torment; to torture; to affect with extreme pain or anguish.

Rack (v. t.) To stretch or strain, in a figurative sense; hence, to harass, or oppress by extortion.

Rack (v. t.) To wash on a rack, as metals or ore.

Rack (v. t.) To bind together, as two ropes, with cross turns of yarn, mar

Racket (v. t.) To strike with, or as with, a racket.

Rack-rent (v. t.) To subject to rack-rent, as a farm or tenant.

Raddle (v. t.) To interweave or twist together.

Raddle (v. t.) To mark or paint with, or as with, raddle.

Radiate (v. t.) To emit or send out in direct

Radiate (v. t.) To enlighten; to illuminate; to shed light or brightness on; to irradiate.

Radicate (v. t.) To cause to take root; to plant deeply and firmly; to root.

Raff (v. t.) To sweep, snatch, draw, or huddle together; to take by a promiscuous sweep.

Raffle (v. t.) To dispose of by means of a raffle; -- often followed by off; as, to raffle off a horse.

Raft (v. t.) To transport on a raft, or in the form of a raft; to make into a raft; as, to raft timber.

Rafter (v. t.) To make into rafters, as timber.

Rafter (v. t.) To furnish with rafters, as a house.

Rafter (v. t.) To plow so as to turn the grass side of each furrow upon an unplowed ridge; to ridge.

Rag (v. t.) To scold or rail at; to rate; to tease; to torment; to banter.

Rag (v. t.) To break (ore) into lumps for sorting.

Rag (v. t.) To cut or dress roughly, as a grindstone.

Rage (v. t.) To enrage.

Raid (v. t.) To make a raid upon or into; as, two regiments raided the border counties.

Rail (v. t.) To inclose with rails or a railing.

Rail (v. t.) To range in a

Rail (v. t.) To rail at.

Rail (v. t.) To move or influence by railing.

Rain (v. t.) To pour or shower down from above, like rain from the clouds.

Rain (v. t.) To bestow in a profuse or abundant manner; as, to rain favors upon a person.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a higher place; to lift upward; to elevate; to heave; as, to raise a stone or weight.

Raise (v. t.) To bring to a higher condition or situation; to elevate in rank, dignity, and the like; to increase the value or estimation of; to promote; to exalt; to advance; to enhance; as, to raise from a low estate; to raise to office; to raise the price, and the like.

Raise (v. t.) To increase the strength, vigor, or vehemence of; to excite; to intensify; to invigorate; to heighten; as, to raise the pulse; to raise the voice; to raise the spirits or the courage; to raise the heat of a furnace.

Raise (v. t.) To elevate in degree according to some scale; as, to raise the pitch of the voice; to raise the temperature of a room.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to rise up, or assume an erect position or posture; to set up; to make upright; as, to raise a mast or flagstaff.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to spring up from a recumbent position, from a state of quiet, or the like; to awaken; to arouse.

Raise (v. t.) To rouse to action; to stir up; to incite to tumult, struggle, or war; to excite.

Raise (v. t.) To bring up from the lower world; to call up, as a spirit from the world of spirits; to recall from death; to give life to.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to arise, grow up, or come into being or to appear; to give rise to; to originate, produce, cause, effect, or the like.

Raise (v. t.) To form by the accumulation of materials or constituent parts; to build up; to erect; as, to raise a lofty structure, a wall, a heap of stones.

Raise (v. t.) To bring together; to collect; to levy; to get together or obtain for use or service; as, to raise money, troops, and the like.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to grow; to procure to be produced, bred, or propagated; to grow; as, to raise corn, barley, hops, etc.; toraise cattle.

Raise (v. t.) To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise, come forth, or appear; -- often with up.

Raise (v. t.) To give rise to; to set agoing; to occasion; to start; to originate; as, to raise a smile or a blush.

Raise (v. t.) To give vent or utterance to; to utter; to strike up.

Raise (v. t.) To bring to notice; to submit for consideration; as, to raise a point of order; to raise an objection.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to rise, as by the effect of leaven; to make light and spongy, as bread.

Raise (v. t.) To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher by drawing nearer to it; as, to raise Sandy Hook light.

Raise (v. t.) To let go; as in the command, Raise tacks and sheets, i. e., Let go tacks and sheets.

Raise (v. t.) To create or constitute; as, to raise a use, that is, to create it.

Rake (v. t.) To collect with a rake; as, to rake hay; -- often with up; as, he raked up the fallen leaves.

Rake (v. t.) To collect or draw together with laborious industry; to gather from a wide space; to scrape together; as, to rake together wealth; to rake together slanderous tales; to rake together the rabble of a town.

Rake (v. t.) To pass a rake over; to scrape or scratch with a rake for the purpose of collecting and clearing off something, or for stirring up the soil; as, to rake a lawn; to rake a flower bed.

Rake (v. t.) To search through; to scour; to ransack.

Rake (v. t.) To scrape or scratch across; to pass over quickly and lightly, as a rake does.

Rake (v. t.) To enfilade; to fire in a direction with the length of; in naval engagements, to cannonade, as a ship, on the stern or head so that the balls range the whole length of the deck.

Rally (v. t.) To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.

Rally (v. t.) To attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry, or with slight contempt or satire.

Ram (v. t.) To butt or strike against; to drive a ram against or through; to thrust or drive with violence; to force in; to drive together; to cram; as, to ram an enemy's vessel; to ram piles, cartridges, etc.

Ram (v. t.) To fill or compact by pounding or driving.

Ramify (v. t.) To divide into branches or subdivisions; as, to ramify an art, subject, scheme.

Rampart (v. t.) To surround or protect with, or as with, a rampart or ramparts.

Rampire (v. t.) To fortify with a rampire; to form into a rampire.

Ramshackle (v. t.) To search or ransack; to rummage.

Ranch (v. t.) To wrench; to tear; to sprain; to injure by violent straining or contortion.

Rank (v. t.) To place abreast, or in a

Rank (v. t.) To range in a particular class, order, or division; to class; also, to dispose methodically; to place in suitable classes or order; to classify.

Rank (v. t.) To take rank of; to outrank.

Rankle (v. t.) To cause to fester; to make sore; to inflame.

Ransack (v. t.) To search thoroughly; to search every place or part of; as, to ransack a house.

Ransack (v. t.) To plunder; to pillage completely.

Ransack (v. t.) To violate; to ravish; to defiour.

Rap (v. t.) To strike with a quick blow; to knock on.

Rap (v. t.) To free (a pattern) in a mold by light blows on the pattern, so as to facilitate its removal.

Rape (v. t.) To commit rape upon; to ravish.

Rapine (v. t.) To plunder.

Rapt (v. t.) To transport or ravish.

Rapt (v. t.) To carry away by force.

Rapture (v. t.) To transport with excitement; to enrapture.

Rarefy (v. t.) To make rare, thin, porous, or less dense; to expand or enlarge without adding any new portion of matter to; -- opposed to condense.

Rase (v. t.) To rub along the surface of; to graze.

Rase (v. t.) To rub or scratch out; to erase.

Rase (v. t.) To level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to raze.

Rash (v. t.) To pull off or pluck violently.

Rash (v. t.) To slash; to hack; to cut; to slice.

Rash (v. t.) To prepare with haste.

Rasores (v. t.) An order of birds; the Gallinae.

Rasp (v. t.) To rub or file with a rasp; to rub or grate with a rough file; as, to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to powder.

Rasp (v. t.) Hence, figuratively: To grate harshly upon; to offend by coarse or rough treatment or language; as, some sounds rasp the ear; his insults rasped my temper.

Rate (v. t.) To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree.

Rate (v. t.) To assess for the payment of a rate or tax.

Rate (v. t.) To settle the relative scale, rank, position, amount, value, or quality of; as, to rate a ship; to rate a seaman; to rate a pension.

Rate (v. t.) To ratify.

Ration (v. t.) To supply with rations, as a regiment.

Rationalize (v. t.) To make rational; also, to convert to rationalism.

Rationalize (v. t.) To interpret in the manner of a rationalist.

Rationalize (v. t.) To form a rational conception of.

Rationalize (v. t.) To render rational; to free from radical signs or quantities.

Ratten (v. t.) To deprive feloniously of the tools used in one's employment (as by breaking or stealing them), for the purpose of annoying; as, to ratten a mechanic who works during a strike.

Rattle (v. t.) To cause to make a rattling or clattering sound; as, to rattle a chain.

Rattle (v. t.) To assail, annoy, or stun with a rattling noise.

Rattle (v. t.) Hence, to disconcert; to confuse; as, to rattle one's judgment; to rattle a player in a game.

Rattle (v. t.) To scold; to rail at.

Raunch (v. t.) See Ranch.

Rave (v. t.) To utter in madness or frenzy; to say wildly; as, to rave nonsense.

Ravel (v. t.) To separate or undo the texture of; to take apart; to untwist; to unweave or unknit; -- often followed by out; as, to ravel a twist; to ravel out a stocking.

Ravel (v. t.) To undo the intricacies of; to disentangle.

Ravel (v. t.) To pull apart, as the threads of a texture, and let them fall into a tangled mass; hence, to entangle; to make intricate; to involve.

Raven (v. t.) To obtain or seize by violence.

Raven (v. t.) To devour with great eagerness.

Ravish (v. t.) To seize and carry away by violence; to snatch by force.

Ravish (v. t.) To transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy.

Ravish (v. t.) To have carnal knowledge of (a woman) by force, and against her consent; to rape.

Ray (v. t.) To array.

Ray (v. t.) To mark, stain, or soil; to streak; to defile.

Raze (v. t.) To erase; to efface; to obliterate.

Raze (v. t.) To subvert from the foundation; to lay level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to demolish.

Razee (v. t.) An armed ship having her upper deck cut away, and thus reduced to the next inferior rate, as a seventy-four cut down to a frigate.

Razee (v. t.) To cut down to a less number of decks, and thus to an inferior rate or class, as a ship; hence, to prune or abridge by cutting off or retrenching parts; as, to razee a book, or an article.

Razor (v. t.) A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the hair from the face or the head.

Razor (v. t.) A tusk of a wild boar.

Reabsorb (v. t.) To absorb again; to draw in, or imbibe, again what has been effused, extravasated, or thrown off; to swallow up again; as, to reabsorb chyle, lymph, etc.; -- used esp. of fluids.

Reaccuse (v. t.) To accuse again.

Reach (v. t.) To extend; to stretch; to thrust out; to put forth, as a limb, a member, something held, or the like.

Reach (v. t.) Hence, to deliver by stretching out a member, especially the hand; to give with the hand; to pass to another; to hand over; as, to reach one a book.

Reach (v. t.) To attain or obtain by stretching forth the hand; to extend some part of the body, or something held by one, so as to touch, strike, grasp, or the like; as, to reach an object with the hand, or with a spear.

Reach (v. t.) To strike, hit, or touch with a missile; as, to reach an object with an arrow, a bullet, or a shell.

Reach (v. t.) Hence, to extend an action, effort, or influence to; to penetrate to; to pierce, or cut, as far as.

Reach (v. t.) To extend to; to stretch out as far as; to touch by virtue of extent; as, his land reaches the river.

Reach (v. t.) To arrive at; to come to; to get as far as.

Reach (v. t.) To arrive at by effort of any kind; to attain to; to gain; to be advanced to.

Reach (v. t.) To understand; to comprehend.

Reach (v. t.) To overreach; to deceive.

React (v. t.) To act or perform a second time; to do over again; as, to react a play; the same scenes were reacted at Rome.

Read (v. t.) To advise; to counsel.

Read (v. t.) To interpret; to explain; as, to read a riddle.

Read (v. t.) To tell; to declare; to recite.

Read (v. t.) To go over, as characters or words, and utter aloud, or recite to one's self inaudibly; to take in the sense of, as of language, by interpreting the characters with which it is expressed; to peruse; as, to read a discourse; to read the letters of an alphabet; to read figures; to read the notes of music, or to read music; to read a book.

Read (v. t.) Hence, to know fully; to comprehend.

Read (v. t.) To discover or understand by characters, marks, features, etc.; to learn by observation.

Read (v. t.) To make a special study of, as by perusing textbooks; as, to read theology or law.

Read (v. t.) Saying; sentence; maxim; hence, word; advice; counsel. See Rede.

Readdress (v. t.) To address a second time; -- often used reflexively.

Readept (v. t.) To regain; to recover.

Readjourn (v. t.) To adjourn a second time; to adjourn again.

Readjust (v. t.) To adjust or settle again; to put in a different order or relation; to rearrange.

Readmit (v. t.) To admit again; to give entrance or access to again.

Readopt (v. t.) To adopt again.

Readorn (v. t.) To adorn again or anew.

Ready (v. t.) To dispose in order.

Reaffirm (v. t.) To affirm again.

Reafforest (v. t.) To convert again into a forest, as a region of country.

Realize (v. t.) To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual; to bring into concrete existence; to effectuate; to accomplish; as, to realize a scheme or project.

Realize (v. t.) To cause to seem real; to impress upon the mind as actual; to feel vividly or strongly; to make one's own in apprehension or experience.

Realize (v. t.) To convert into real property; to make real estate of; as, to realize his fortune.

Realize (v. t.) To acquire as an actual possession; to obtain as the result of plans and efforts; to gain; to get; as, to realize large profits from a speculation.

Realize (v. t.) To convert into actual money; as, to realize assets.

Reallege (v. t.) To allege again.

Re-ally (v. t.) To bring together again; to compose or form anew.

Ream (v. t.) To stretch out; to draw out into thongs, threads, or filaments.

Ream (v. t.) To bevel out, as the mouth of a hole in wood or metal; in modern usage, to enlarge or dress out, as a hole, with a reamer.

Reanimate (v. t.) To animate anew; to restore to animation or life; to infuse new life, vigor, spirit, or courage into; to revive; to reinvigorate; as, to reanimate a drowned person; to reanimate disheartened troops; to reanimate languid spirits.

Reannex (v. t.) To annex again or anew; to reunite.

Reap (v. t.) To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting.

Reap (v. t.) To gather; to obtain; to receive as a reward or harvest, or as the fruit of labor or of works; -- in a good or a bad sense; as, to reap a benefit from exertions.

Reap (v. t.) To clear of a crop by reaping; as, to reap a field.

Reap (v. t.) To deprive of the beard; to shave.

Reapparel (v. t.) To clothe again.

Reappoint (v. t.) To appoint again.

Reapportion (v. t.) To apportion again.

Rear (v. t.) To place in the rear; to secure the rear of.

Rear (v. t.) To raise; to lift up; to cause to rise, become erect, etc.; to elevate; as, to rear a monolith.

Rear (v. t.) To erect by building; to set up; to construct; as, to rear defenses or houses; to rear one government on the ruins of another.

Rear (v. t.) To lift and take up.

Rear (v. t.) To bring up to maturity, as young; to educate; to instruct; to foster; as, to rear offspring.

Rear (v. t.) To breed and raise; as, to rear cattle.

Rear (v. t.) To rouse; to stir up.

Reargue (v. t.) To argue anew or again.

Rearrange (v. t.) To arrange again; to arrange in a different way.

Reascend (v. t.) To ascend or mount again; to reach by ascending again.

Reason (v. t.) To arrange and present the reasons for or against; to examine or discuss by arguments; to debate or discuss; as, I reasoned the matter with my friend.

Reason (v. t.) To support with reasons, as a request.

Reason (v. t.) To persuade by reasoning or argument; as, to reason one into a belief; to reason one out of his plan.

Reason (v. t.) To overcome or conquer by adducing reasons; -- with down; as, to reason down a passion.

Reason (v. t.) To find by logical processes; to explain or justify by reason or argument; -- usually with out; as, to reason out the causes of the librations of the moon.

Reassert (v. t.) To assert again or anew; to maintain after an omission to do so.

Reassign (v. t.) To assign back or again; to transfer back what has been assigned.

Reassume (v. t.) To assume again or anew; to resume.

Reassure (v. t.) To assure anew; to restore confidence to; to free from fear or terror.

Reassure (v. t.) To reinsure.

Reattach (v. t.) To attach again.

Reattain (v. t.) To attain again.

Reattempt (v. t.) To attempt again.

Rebanish (v. t.) To banish again.

Rebaptize (v. t.) To baptize again or a second time.

Rebarbarize (v. t.) To reduce again to barbarism.

Rebate (v. t.) To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.

Rebate (v. t.) To deduct from; to make a discount from, as interest due, or customs duties.

Rebate (v. t.) To cut a rebate in. See Rabbet, v.

Rebound (v. t.) To send back; to reverberate.

Rebrace (v. t.) To brace again.

Rebreathe (v. t.) To breathe again.

Rebuff (v. t.) To beat back; to offer sudden resistance to; to check; to repel or repulse violently, harshly, or uncourteously.

Rebuild (v. t.) To build again, as something which has been demolished; to construct anew; as, to rebuild a house, a wall, a wharf, or a city.

Rebuke (v. t.) To check, silence, or put down, with reproof; to restrain by expression of disapprobation; to reprehend sharply and summarily; to chide; to reprove; to admonish.

Rebury (v. t.) To bury again.

Rebus (v. t.) To mark or indicate by a rebus.

Rebut (v. t.) To drive or beat back; to repulse.

Rebut (v. t.) To contradict, meet, or oppose by argument, plea, or countervailing proof.

Recalcitrate (v. t.) To kick against; to show repugnance to; to rebuff.

Recall (v. t.) To call back; to summon to return; as, to recall troops; to recall an ambassador.

Recall (v. t.) To revoke; to annul by a subsequent act; to take back; to withdraw; as, to recall words, or a decree.

Recall (v. t.) To call back to mind; to revive in memory; to recollect; to remember; as, to recall bygone days.

Recant (v. t.) To withdraw or repudiate formally and publicly (opinions formerly expressed); to contradict, as a former declaration; to take back openly; to retract; to recall.

Recapacitate (v. t.) To qualify again; to confer capacity on again.

Recapitulate (v. t.) To repeat, as the principal points in a discourse, argument, or essay; to give a summary of the principal facts, points, or arguments of; to relate in brief; to summarize.

Recapture (v. t.) To capture again; to retake.

Recarbonize (v. t.) To restore carbon to; as, to recarbonize iron in converting it into steel.

Recarnify (v. t.) To convert again into flesh.

Recarry (v. t.) To carry back.

Recast (v. t.) To throw again.

Recast (v. t.) To mold anew; to cast anew; to throw into a new form or shape; to reconstruct; as, to recast cannon; to recast an argument or a play.

Recast (v. t.) To compute, or cast up, a second time.

Receipt (v. t.) To give a receipt for; as, to receipt goods delivered by a sheriff.

Receipt (v. t.) To put a receipt on, as by writing or stamping; as, to receipt a bill.

Receive (v. t.) To take, as something that is offered, given, committed, sent, paid, or the like; to accept; as, to receive money offered in payment of a debt; to receive a gift, a message, or a letter.

Receive (v. t.) Hence: To gain the knowledge of; to take into the mind by assent to; to give admission to; to accept, as an opinion, notion, etc.; to embrace.

Receive (v. t.) To allow, as a custom, tradition, or the like; to give credence or acceptance to.

Receive (v. t.) To give admittance to; to permit to enter, as into one's house, presence, company, and the like; as, to receive a lodger, visitor, ambassador, messenger, etc.

Receive (v. t.) To admit; to take in; to hold; to contain; to have capacity for; to be able to take in.

Receive (v. t.) To be affected by something; to suffer; to be subjected to; as, to receive pleasure or pain; to receive a wound or a blow; to receive damage.

Receive (v. t.) To take from a thief, as goods known to be stolen.

Receive (v. t.) To bat back (the ball) when served.

Recelebrate (v. t.) To celebrate again, or anew.

Recense (v. t.) To review; to revise.

Recenter (v. t.) To center again; to restore to the center.

Recess (v. t.) To make a recess in; as, to recess a wall.

Recharter (v. t.) To charter again or anew; to grant a second or another charter to.

Rechase (v. t.) To chase again; to chase or drive back.

Rechoose (v. t.) To choose again.

Reciprocate (v. t.) To give and return mutually; to make return for; to give in return; to interchange; to alternate; as, to reciprocate favors.

Recite (v. t.) To repeat, as something already prepared, written down, committed to memory, or the like; to deliver from a written or printed document, or from recollection; to rehearse; as, to recite the words of an author, or of a deed or covenant.

Recite (v. t.) To tell over; to go over in particulars; to relate; to narrate; as, to recite past events; to recite the particulars of a voyage.

Recite (v. t.) To rehearse, as a lesson to an instructor.

Recite (v. t.) To state in or as a recital. See Recital, 5.

Reck (v. t.) To make account of; to care for; to heed; to regard.

Reck (v. t.) To concern; -- used impersonally.

Reckon (v. t.) To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.

Reckon (v. t.) To count as in a number, rank, or series; to estimate by rank or quality; to place by estimation; to account; to esteem; to repute.

Reckon (v. t.) To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value.

Reckon (v. t.) To conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose; -- followed by an objective clause; as, I reckon he won't try that again.

Reclaim (v. t.) To claim back; to demand the return of as a right; to attempt to recover possession of.

Reclaim (v. t.) To call back, as a hawk to the wrist in falconry, by a certain customary call.

Reclaim (v. t.) To call back from flight or disorderly action; to call to, for the purpose of subduing or quieting.

Reclaim (v. t.) To reduce from a wild to a tamed state; to bring under discip

Reclaim (v. t.) Hence: To reduce to a desired state by discip

Reclaim (v. t.) To call back to rectitude from moral wandering or transgression; to draw back to correct deportment or course of life; to reform.

Reclaim (v. t.) To correct; to reform; -- said of things.

Reclaim (v. t.) To exclaim against; to gainsay.



Reclose (v. t.) To close again.

Reclothe (v. t.) To clothe again.

Reclude (v. t.) To open; to unclose.

Recluse (v. t.) To shut up; to seclude.

Recoct (v. t.) To boil or cook again; hence, to make over; to vamp up; to reconstruct.

Recognize (v. t.) To know again; to perceive the identity of, with a person or thing previously known; to recover or recall knowledge of.

Recognize (v. t.) To avow knowledge of; to allow that one knows; to consent to admit, hold, or the like; to admit with a formal acknowledgment; as, to recognize an obligation; to recognize a consul.

Recognize (v. t.) To acknowledge acquaintance with, as by salutation, bowing, or the like.

Recognize (v. t.) To show appreciation of; as, to recognize services by a testimonial.

Recognize (v. t.) To review; to reexamine.

Recognize (v. t.) To reconnoiter.

Recognosce (v. t.) To recognize.

Recoil (v. t.) To draw or go back.

Recoin (v. t.) To coin anew or again.

Re-collect (v. t.) To collect again; to gather what has been scattered; as, to re-collect routed troops.

Recollect (v. t.) To recover or recall the knowledge of; to bring back to the mind or memory; to remember.

Recollect (v. t.) Reflexively, to compose one's self; to recover self-command; as, to recollect one's self after a burst of anger; -- sometimes, formerly, in the perfect participle.

Recolonize (v. t.) To colonize again.

Recombine (v. t.) To combine again.

Recomfort (v. t.) To comfort again; to console anew; to give new strength to.

Recommence (v. t.) To commence again or anew.

Recommend (v. t.) To commend to the favorable notice of another; to commit to another's care, confidence, or acceptance, with favoring representations; to put in a favorable light before any one; to bestow commendation on; as, he recommended resting the mind and exercising the body.

Recommend (v. t.) To make acceptable; to attract favor to.

Recommend (v. t.) To commit; to give in charge; to commend.

Recommission (v. t.) To commission again; to give a new commission to.

Recommit (v. t.) To commit again; to give back into keeping; specifically, to refer again to a committee; as, to recommit a bill to the same committee.

Recompact (v. t.) To compact or join anew.

Recompense (v. t.) To render an equivalent to, for service, loss, etc.; to requite; to remunerate; to compensate.

Recompense (v. t.) To return an equivalent for; to give compensation for; to atone for; to pay for.

Recompense (v. t.) To give in return; to pay back; to pay, as something earned or deserved.

Recompile (v. t.) To compile anew.

Recompose (v. t.) To compose again; to form anew; to put together again or repeatedly.

Recompose (v. t.) To restore to composure; to quiet anew; to tranquilize; as, to recompose the mind.

Reconcile (v. t.) To cause to be friendly again; to conciliate anew; to restore to friendship; to bring back to harmony; to cause to be no longer at variance; as, to reconcile persons who have quarreled.

Reconcile (v. t.) To bring to acquiescence, content, or quiet submission; as, to reconcile one's self to affictions.

Reconcile (v. t.) To make consistent or congruous; to bring to agreement or suitableness; -- followed by with or to.

Reconcile (v. t.) To adjust; to settle; as, to reconcile differences.

Recondense (v. t.) To condense again.

Reconduct (v. t.) To conduct back or again.

Reconfirm (v. t.) To confirm anew.

Reconfort (v. t.) To recomfort; to comfort.

Reconjoin (v. t.) To join or conjoin anew.

Reconnoiter (v. t.) Alt. of Reconnoitre

Reconnoitre (v. t.) To examine with the eye to make a preliminary examination or survey of; esp., to survey with a view to military or engineering operations.

Reconnoitre (v. t.) To recognize.

Reconquer (v. t.) To conquer again; to recover by conquest; as, to reconquer a revolted province.

Reconsecrate (v. t.) To consecrate anew or again.

Reconsider (v. t.) To consider again; as, to reconsider a subject.

Reconsider (v. t.) To take up for renewed consideration, as a motion or a vote which has been previously acted upon.

Reconsolate (v. t.) To console or comfort again.

Reconsolidate (v. t.) To consolidate anew or again.

Reconstruct (v. t.) To construct again; to rebuild; to remodel; to form again or anew.

Reconvert (v. t.) To convert again.

Reconvey (v. t.) To convey back or to the former place; as, to reconvey goods.

Reconvey (v. t.) To transfer back to a former owner; as, to reconvey an estate.

Recopy (v. t.) To copy again.

Record (v. t.) To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate.

Record (v. t.) To repeat; to recite; to sing or play.

Record (v. t.) To preserve the memory of, by committing to writing, to printing, to inscription, or the like; to make note of; to write or enter in a book or on parchment, for the purpose of preserving authentic evidence of; to register; to enroll; as, to record the proceedings of a court; to record historical events.

Record (v. t.) A writing by which some act or event, or a number of acts or events, is recorded; a register; as, a record of the acts of the Hebrew kings; a record of the variations of temperature during a certain time; a family record.

Record (v. t.) An official contemporaneous writing by which the acts of some public body, or public officer, are recorded; as, a record of city ordinances; the records of the receiver of taxes.

Record (v. t.) An authentic official copy of a document which has been entered in a book, or deposited in the keeping of some officer designated by law.

Record (v. t.) An official contemporaneous memorandum stating the proceedings of a court of justice; a judicial record.

Record (v. t.) The various legal papers used in a case, together with memoranda of the proceedings of the court; as, it is not permissible to allege facts not in the record.

Record (v. t.) Testimony; witness; attestation.

Record (v. t.) That which serves to perpetuate a knowledge of acts or events; a monument; a memorial.

Record (v. t.) That which has been, or might be, recorded; the known facts in the course, progress, or duration of anything, as in the life of a public man; as, a politician with a good or a bad record.

Record (v. t.) That which has been publicly achieved in any kind of competitive sport as recorded in some authoritative manner, as the time made by a winning horse in a race.

Recordation (v. t.) Remembrance; recollection; also, a record.

Recount (v. t.) To count or reckon again.

Recoup (v. t.) Alt. of Recoupe

Recoupe (v. t.) To keep back rightfully (a part), as if by cutting off, so as to diminish a sum due; to take off (a part) from damages; to deduct; as, where a landlord recouped the rent of premises from damages awarded to the plaintiff for eviction.

Recoupe (v. t.) To get an equivalent or compensation for; as, to recoup money lost at the gaming table; to recoup one's losses in the share market.

Recoupe (v. t.) To reimburse; to indemnify; -- often used reflexively and in the passive.

Recover (v. t.) To cover again.

Recover (v. t.) To get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain.

Recover (v. t.) To make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time.

Recover (v. t.) To restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal.

Recover (v. t.) To overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of mind or body.

Recover (v. t.) To rescue; to deliver.

Recover (v. t.) To gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to.

Recover (v. t.) To gain as a compensation; to obtain in return for injury or debt; as, to recover damages in trespass; to recover debt and costs in a suit at law; to obtain title to by judgement in a court of law; as, to recover lands in ejectment or common recovery; to gain by legal process; as, to recover judgement against a defendant.

Re-create (v. t.) To create or form anew.

Recreate (v. t.) To give fresh life to; to reanimate; to revive; especially, to refresh after wearying toil or anxiety; to relieve; to cheer; to divert; to amuse; to gratify.

Recriminate (v. t.) To accuse in return.

Recross (v. t.) To cross a second time.

Recruit (v. t.) To repair by fresh supplies, as anything wasted; to remedy lack or deficiency in; as, food recruits the flesh; fresh air and exercise recruit the spirits.

Recruit (v. t.) Hence, to restore the wasted vigor of; to renew in strength or health; to reinvigorate.

Recruit (v. t.) To supply with new men, as an army; to fill up or make up by enlistment; as, he recruited two regiments; the army was recruited for a campaign; also, to muster; to enlist; as, he recruited fifty men.

Rectify (v. t.) To make or set right; to correct from a wrong, erroneous, or false state; to amend; as, to rectify errors, mistakes, or abuses; to rectify the will, the judgment, opinions; to rectify disorders.

Rectify (v. t.) To refine or purify by repeated distillation or sublimation, by which the fine parts of a substance are separated from the grosser; as, to rectify spirit of wine.

Rectify (v. t.) To produce ( as factitious gin or brandy) by redistilling low wines or ardent spirits (whisky, rum, etc.), flavoring substances, etc., being added.

Recuperate (v. t.) To recover; to regain; as, to recuperate the health or strength.

Recure (v. t.) To arrive at; to reach; to attain.

Recure (v. t.) To recover; to regain; to repossess.

Recure (v. t.) To restore, as from weariness, sickness; or the like; to repair.

Recure (v. t.) To be a cure for; to remedy.

Recurvate (v. t.) To bend or curve back; to recurve.

Recurve (v. t.) To curve in an opposite or unusual direction; to bend back or down.

Recuse (v. t.) To refuse or reject, as a judge; to challenge that the judge shall not try the cause.

Red (v. t.) To put on order; to make tidy; also, to free from entanglement or embarrassement; -- generally with up; as, to red up a house.

Redact (v. t.) To reduce to form, as literary matter; to digest and put in shape (matter for publication); to edit.

Redargue (v. t.) To disprove; to refute; toconfute; to reprove; to convict.

Rede (v. t.) To advise or counsel.

Rede (v. t.) To interpret; to explain.

Redeem (v. t.) To purchase back; to regain possession of by payment of a stipulated price; to repurchase.

Redeem (v. t.) To recall, as an estate, or to regain, as mortgaged property, by paying what may be due by force of the mortgage.

Redeem (v. t.) To regain by performing the obligation or condition stated; to discharge the obligation mentioned in, as a promissory note, bond, or other evidence of debt; as, to redeem bank notes with coin.

Redeem (v. t.) To ransom, liberate, or rescue from captivity or bondage, or from any obligation or liability to suffer or to be forfeited, by paying a price or ransom; to ransom; to rescue; to recover; as, to redeem a captive, a pledge, and the like.

Redeem (v. t.) Hence, to rescue and deliver from the bondage of sin and the penalties of God's violated law.

Redeem (v. t.) To make good by performing fully; to fulfill; as, to redeem one's promises.

Redeem (v. t.) To pay the penalty of; to make amends for; to serve as an equivalent or offset for; to atone for; to compensate; as, to redeem an error.

Redeliver (v. t.) To deliver or give back; to return.

Redeliver (v. t.) To deliver or liberate a second time or again.

Redeliver (v. t.) To report; to deliver the answer of.

Redemand (v. t.) To demand back; to demand again.

Redemise (v. t.) To demise back; to convey or transfer back, as an estate.

Redemonstrate (v. t.) To demonstrate again, or anew.

Redeposit (v. t.) To deposit again.

Redigest (v. t.) To digest, or reduce to form, a second time.

Rediminish (v. t.) To diminish again.

Redintegrate (v. t.) To make whole again; a renew; to restore to integrity or soundness.

Redisburse (v. t.) To disburse anew; to give, or pay, back.

Rediscover (v. t.) To discover again.

Redispose (v. t.) To dispose anew or again; to readjust; to rearrange.

Redisseize (v. t.) To disseize anew, or a second time.

Redissolve (v. t.) To dissolve again.

Redistill (v. t.) To distill again.

Redistribute (v. t.) To distribute again.

Redistrict (v. t.) To divide into new districts.

Redivide (v. t.) To divide anew.

Redouble (v. t.) To double again or repeatedly; to increase by continued or repeated additions; to augment greatly; to multiply.

Redoubt (v. t.) To stand in dread of; to regard with fear; to dread.

Redraft (v. t.) To draft or draw anew.

Redraw (v. t.) To draw again; to make a second draft or copy of; to redraft.

Redress (v. t.) To dress again.

Redress (v. t.) To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.

Redress (v. t.) To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.

Redress (v. t.) To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.

Redub (v. t.) To refit; to repair, or make reparation for; hence, to repay or requite.

Reduction (v. t.) The correction of observations for known errors of instruments, etc.

Reduction (v. t.) The preparation of the facts and measurements of observations in order to deduce a general result.

Reduction (v. t.) The process of making a copy of something, as a figure, design, or draught, on a smaller scale, preserving the proper proportions.

Reduction (v. t.) The bringing of a syllogism in one of the so-called imperfect modes into a mode in the first figure.

Reduction (v. t.) The act, process, or result of reducing; as, the reduction of iron from its ores; the reduction of aldehyde from alcohol.

Reduction (v. t.) The operation of restoring a dislocated or fractured part to its former place.

Reduplicate (v. t.) To redouble; to multiply; to repeat.

Reduplicate (v. t.) To repeat the first letter or letters of (a word). See Reduplication, 3.

Ree (v. t.) To riddle; to sift; to separate or throw off.

Reecho (v. t.) To echo back; to reverberate again; as, the hills reecho the roar of cannon.

Reedify (v. t.) To edify anew; to build again after destruction.

Reef (v. t.) That part of a sail which is taken in or let out by means of the reef points, in order to adapt the size of the sail to the force of the wind.

Reef (v. t.) To reduce the extent of (as a sail) by roiling or folding a certain portion of it and making it fast to the yard or spar.

Reel (v. t.) To roll.

Reel (v. t.) To wind upon a reel, as yarn or thread.

Reelect (v. t.) To elect again; as, to reelect the former governor.

Reem (v. t.) To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.

Reembody (v. t.) To embody again.

Reenact (v. t.) To enact again.

Reencourage (v. t.) To encourage again.

Reendow (v. t.) To endow again.

Reenforce (v. t.) To strengthen with new force, assistance, material, or support; as, to reenforce an argument; to reenforce a garment; especially, to strengthen with additional troops, as an army or a fort, or with additional ships, as a fleet.

Reengrave (v. t.) To engrave anew.

Reenkindle (v. t.) To enkindle again.

Reenslave (v. t.) To enslave again.

Reenter (v. t.) To enter again.

Reenter (v. t.) To cut deeper, as engraved

Reenthrone (v. t.) To enthrone again; to replace on a throne.

Reerect (v. t.) To erect again.

Reestablish (v. t.) To establish anew; to fix or confirm again; to restore; as, to reestablish a covenant; to reestablish health.

Reestate (v. t.) To reestablish.

Reeve (v. t.) To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.

Reexamine (v. t.) To examine anew.

Reexchange (v. t.) To exchange anew; to reverse (a previous exchange).

Reexhibit (v. t.) To exhibit again.

Reexpel (v. t.) To expel again.

Reexport (v. t.) To export again, as what has been imported.

Refar (v. t.) To go over again; to repeat.

Refashion (v. t.) To fashion anew; to form or mold into shape a second time.

Refasten (v. t.) To fasten again.

Refect (v. t.) To restore after hunger or fatigue; to refresh.

Refel (v. t.) To refute; to disprove; as, to refel the tricks of a sophister.

Refer (v. t.) To carry or send back.

Refer (v. t.) Hence: To send or direct away; to send or direct elsewhere, as for treatment, aid, information, decision, etc.; to make over, or pass over, to another; as, to refer a student to an author; to refer a beggar to an officer; to refer a bill to a committee; a court refers a matter of fact to a commissioner for investigation, or refers a question of law to a superior tribunal.

Refer (v. t.) To place in or under by a mental or rational process; to assign to, as a class, a cause, source, a motive, reason, or ground of explanation; as, he referred the phenomena to electrical disturbances.

Refigure (v. t.) To figure again.

Refind (v. t.) To find again; to get or experience again.

Refine (v. t.) To reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; to free from impurities; to free from dross or alloy; to separate from extraneous matter; to purify; to defecate; as, to refine gold or silver; to refine iron; to refine wine or sugar.

Refine (v. t.) To purify from what is gross, coarse, vulgar, inelegant, low, and the like; to make elegant or exellent; to polish; as, to refine the manners, the language, the style, the taste, the intellect, or the moral feelings.

Refit (v. t.) To fit or prepare for use again; to repair; to restore after damage or decay; as, to refit a garment; to refit ships of war.

Refit (v. t.) To fit out or supply a second time.

Refix (v. t.) To fix again or anew; to establish anew.

Reflex (v. t.) To reflect.

Reflex (v. t.) To bend back; to turn back.

Refocillate (v. t.) To refresh; to revive.

Refold (v. t.) To fold again.

Refoment (v. t.) To foment anew.

Reforestize (v. t.) To convert again into a forest; to plant again with trees.

Reforge (v. t.) To forge again or anew; hence, to fashion or fabricate anew; to make over.

Reform (v. t.) To put into a new and improved form or condition; to restore to a former good state, or bring from bad to good; to change from worse to better; to amend; to correct; as, to reform a profligate man; to reform corrupt manners or morals.

Reformado (v. t.) A monk of a reformed order.

Reformado (v. t.) An officer who, in disgrace, is deprived of his command, but retains his rank, and sometimes his pay.

Refortify (v. t.) To fortify anew.

Refound (v. t.) To found or cast anew.

Refound (v. t.) To found or establish again; to re/stablish.

Refracture (v. t.) To break again, as a bone.

Refrain (v. t.) To hold back; to restrain; to keep within prescribed bounds; to curb; to govern.

Refrain (v. t.) To abstain from

Reframe (v. t.) To frame again or anew.

Refrenation (v. t.) The act of refraining.

Refreyd (v. t.) To chill; to cool.

Refrigerate (v. t.) To cause to become cool; to make or keep cold or cool.

Refuge (v. t.) To shelter; to protect.

Refund (v. t.) To fund again or anew; to replace (a fund or loan) by a new fund; as, to refund a railroad loan.

Refund (v. t.) To pour back.

Refund (v. t.) To give back; to repay; to restore.

Refund (v. t.) To supply again with funds; to reimburse.

Refurbish (v. t.) To furbish anew.

Refurnish (v. t.) To furnish again.

Refuse (v. t.) To deny, as a request, demand, invitation, or command; to dec

Refuse (v. t.) To throw back, or cause to keep back (as the center, a wing, or a flank), out of the regular aligment when troops ar/ about to engage the enemy; as, to refuse the right wing while the left wing attacks.

Refuse (v. t.) To dec

Refuse (v. t.) To disown.

Refute (v. t.) To disprove and overthrow by argument, evidence, or countervailing proof; to prove to be false or erroneous; to confute; as, to refute arguments; to refute testimony; to refute opinions or theories; to refute a disputant.

Regain (v. t.) To gain anew; to get again; to recover, as what has escaped or been lost; to reach again.

Regale (v. t.) To enerta/n in a regal or sumptuous manner; to enrtertain with something that delights; to gratify; to refresh; as, to regale the taste, the eye, or the ear.

Regale (v. t.) A sumptuous repast; a banquet.

Regard (v. t.) To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon.

Regard (v. t.) Hence, to look or front toward; to face.

Regard (v. t.) To look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay attention to; to notice or remark particularly.

Regard (v. t.) To look upon, as in a certain relation; to hold as an popinion; to consider; as, to regard abstinence from wine as a duty; to regard another as a friend or enemy.

Regard (v. t.) To consider and treat; to have a certain feeling toward; as, to regard one with favor or dislike.

Regard (v. t.) To pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem.

Regard (v. t.) To take into consideration; to take account of, as a fact or condition.

Regard (v. t.) To have relation to, as bearing upon; to respect; to relate to; to touch; as, an argument does not regard the question; -- often used impersonally; as, I agree with you as regards this or that.

Regard (v. t.) A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze.

Regard (v. t.) Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest; observation; heed; notice.

Regard (v. t.) That view of the mind which springs from perception of value, estimable qualities, or anything that excites admiration; respect; esteem; reverence; affection; as, to have a high regard for a person; -- often in the plural.

Regard (v. t.) State of being regarded, whether favorably or otherwise; estimation; repute; note; account.

Regard (v. t.) Consideration; thought; reflection; heed.

Regard (v. t.) Matter for consideration; account; condition.

Regard (v. t.) Respect; relation; reference.

Regard (v. t.) Object of sight; scene; view; aspect.

Regard (v. t.) Supervision; inspection.

Regardant (v. t.) Looking behind; looking backward watchfully.

Regardant (v. t.) Looking behind or backward; as, a lion regardant.

Regardant (v. t.) Annexed to the land or manor; as, a villain regardant.

Regather (v. t.) To gather again.

Regenerate (v. t.) To generate or produce anew; to reproduce; to give new life, strength, or vigor to.

Regenerate (v. t.) To cause to be spiritually born anew; to cause to become a Christian; to convert from sin to ho

Regenerate (v. t.) Hence, to make a radical change for the better in the character or condition of; as, to regenerate society.

Reget (v. t.) To get again.

Regild (v. t.) To gild anew.

Regiment (v. t.) To form into a regiment or into regiments.

Registrate (v. t.) To register.

Regive (v. t.) To give again; to give back.

Regle (v. t.) To rule; to govern.

Regorge (v. t.) To vomit up; to eject from the stomach; to throw back.

Regorge (v. t.) To swallow again; to swallow back.

Regraft (v. t.) To graft again.

Regrant (v. t.) To grant back; to grant again or anew.

Regrate (v. t.) To remove the outer surface of, as of an old hewn stone, so as to give it a fresh appearance.

Regrate (v. t.) To offend; to shock.

Regrate (v. t.) To buy in large quantities, as corn, provisions, etc., at a market or fair, with the intention of selling the same again, in or near the same place, at a higher price, -- a practice which was formerly treated as a public offense.

Regreet (v. t.) To greet again; to resalute; to return a salutation to; to greet.

Regret (v. t.) To experience regret on account of; to lose or miss with a sense of regret; to feel sorrow or dissatisfaction on account of (the happening or the loss of something); as, to regret an error; to regret lost opportunities or friends.

Reguerdon (v. t.) To reward.

Regularize (v. t.) To cause to become regular; to regulate.

Regulate (v. t.) To adjust by rule, method, or established mode; to direct by rule or restriction; to subject to governing principles or laws.

Regulate (v. t.) To put in good order; as, to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its finances.

Regulate (v. t.) To adjust, or maintain, with respect to a desired rate, degree, or condition; as, to regulate the temperature of a room, the pressure of steam, the speed of a machine, etc.

Regulize (v. t.) To reduce to regulus; to separate, as a metal from extraneous matter; as, to regulize antimony.

Regurgitate (v. t.) To throw or pour back, as from a deep or hollow place; to pour or throw back in great quantity.

Rehabilitate (v. t.) To invest or clothe again with some right, authority, or dignity; to restore to a former capacity; to reinstate; to qualify again; to restore, as a delinquent, to a former right, rank, or privilege lost or forfeited; -- a term of civil and canon law.

Rehash (v. t.) To hash over again; to prepare or use again; as, to rehash old arguments.

Rehear (v. t.) To hear again; to try a second time; as, to rehear a cause in Chancery.

Rehearse (v. t.) To repeat, as what has been already said; to tell over again; to recite.

Rehearse (v. t.) To narrate; to relate; to tell.

Rehearse (v. t.) To recite or repeat in private for experiment and improvement, before a public representation; as, to rehearse a tragedy.

Rehearse (v. t.) To cause to rehearse; to instruct by rehearsal.

Reheat (v. t.) To heat again.

Reheat (v. t.) To revive; to cheer; to cherish.

Rehire (v. t.) To hire again.

Rehypothecate (v. t.) To hypothecate again.

Reigle (v. t.) To regulate; to govern.

Reillume (v. t.) To light again; to cause to shine anew; to relume; to reillumine.

Reilluminate (v. t.) To enlighten again; to reillumine.

Reillumine (v. t.) To illumine again or anew; to reillume.

Reimburse (v. t.) To replace in a treasury or purse, as an equivalent for what has been taken, lost, or expended; to refund; to pay back; to restore; as, to reimburse the expenses of a war.

Reimburse (v. t.) To make restoration or payment of an equivalent to (a person); to pay back to; to indemnify; -- often reflexive; as, to reimburse one's self by successful speculation.

Reimplant (v. t.) To implant again.

Reimport (v. t.) To import again; to import what has been exported; to bring back.

Reimportune (v. t.) To importune again.

Reimpose (v. t.) To impose anew.

Reimpregnate (v. t.) To impregnate again or anew.

Reimpress (v. t.) To impress anew.

Reimprint (v. t.) To imprint again.

Reimprison (v. t.) To imprison again.

Rein (v. t.) To govern or direct with the reins; as, to rein a horse one way or another.

Rein (v. t.) To restrain; to control; to check.

Reinaugurate (v. t.) To inaugurate anew.

Reincit (v. t.) To incite again.

Reincorporate (v. t.) To incorporate again.

Reincrease (v. t.) To increase again.

Reincur (v. t.) To incur again.

Reinduce (v. t.) To induce again.

Reinfect (v. t.) To infect again.

Reinforce (v. t.) See Reenforce, v. t.

Reingratiate (v. t.) To ingratiate again or anew.

Reinhabit (v. t.) To inhabit again.

Reinsert (v. t.) To insert again.

Reinspect (v. t.) To inspect again.

Reinspire (v. t.) To inspire anew.

Reinspirit (v. t.) To give fresh spirit to.

Reinstall (v. t.) To install again.

Reinstate (v. t.) To place again in possession, or in a former state; to restore to a state from which one had been removed; to instate again; as, to reinstate a king in the possession of the kingdom.

Reinstruct (v. t.) To instruct anew.

Reinsure (v. t.) To insure again after a former insuranse has ceased; to renew insurance on.

Reinsure (v. t.) To insure, as life or property, in favor of one who has taken an insurance risk upon it.

Reintegrate (v. t.) To renew with regard to any state or quality; to restore; to bring again together into a whole, as the parts off anything; to reestablish; as, to reintegrate a nation.

Reinter (v. t.) To inter again.

Reinterrogate (v. t.) To interrogate again; to question repeatedly.

Reinthrone (v. t.) See Reenthrone.

Reinthronize (v. t.) To enthrone again.

Reintroduce (v. t.) To introduce again.

Reinvest (v. t.) To invest again or anew.

Reinvestigate (v. t.) To investigate again.

Reinvigorate (v. t.) To invigorate anew.

Reinvolve (v. t.) To involve anew.

Reiterate (v. t.) To repeat again and again; to say or do repeatedly; sometimes, to repeat.

Reject (v. t.) To cast from one; to throw away; to discard.

Reject (v. t.) To refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to dec

Reject (v. t.) To refuse to grant; as, to reject a prayer or request.

Rejoice (v. t.) To enjoy.

Rejoice (v. t.) To give joy to; to make joyful; to gladden.

Rejoin (v. t.) To join again; to unite after separation.

Rejoin (v. t.) To come, or go, again into the presence of; to join the company of again.

Rejoin (v. t.) To state in reply; -- followed by an object clause.

Rejoint (v. t.) To reunite the joints of; to joint anew.

Rejoint (v. t.) Specifically (Arch.), to fill up the joints of, as stones in buildings when the mortar has been dislodged by age and the action of the weather.

Rejolt (v. t.) To jolt or shake again.

Rejourn (v. t.) To adjourn; to put off.

Rejudge (v. t.) To judge again; to reexamine; to review; to call to a new trial and decision.

Rejuvenate (v. t.) To render young again.

Rejuvenize (v. t.) To rejuvenate.

Rekne (v. t.) To reckon.

Relade (v. t.) To lade or load again.

Reland (v. t.) To land again; to put on land, as that which had been shipped or embarked.

Relate (v. t.) To bring back; to restore.

Relate (v. t.) To refer; to ascribe, as to a source.

Relate (v. t.) To recount; to narrate; to tell over.

Relate (v. t.) To ally by connection or kindred.

Relay (v. t.) To lay again; to lay a second time; as, to relay a pavement.

Release (v. t.) To lease again; to grant a new lease of; to let back.

Relegate (v. t.) To remove, usually to an inferior position; to consign; to transfer; specifically, to send into exile; to banish.

Relent (v. t.) To slacken; to abate.

Relent (v. t.) To soften; to dissolve.

Relent (v. t.) To mollify ; to cause to be less harsh or severe.

Relesse (v. t.) To release.

Re-let (v. t.) To let anew, as a house.

Relieve (v. t.) To lift up; to raise again, as one who has fallen; to cause to rise.

Relieve (v. t.) To cause to seem to rise; to put in relief; to give prominence or conspicuousness to; to set off by contrast.

Relieve (v. t.) To raise up something in; to introduce a contrast or variety into; to remove the monotony or sameness of.

Relieve (v. t.) To raise or remove, as anything which depresses, weighs down, or crushes; to render less burdensome or afflicting; to alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; to lessen; as, to relieve pain; to relieve the wants of the poor.

Relieve (v. t.) To free, wholly or partly, from any burden, trial, evil, distress, or the like; to give ease, comfort, or consolation to; to give aid, help, or succor to; to support, strengthen, or deliver; as, to relieve a besieged town.

Relieve (v. t.) To release from a post, station, or duty; to put another in place of, or to take the place of, in the bearing of any burden, or discharge of any duty.

Relieve (v. t.) To ease of any imposition, burden, wrong, or oppression, by judicial or legislative interposition, as by the removal of a grievance, by indemnification for losses, or the like; to right.

Relight (v. t.) To light or kindle anew.

Religionize (v. t.) To bring under the influence of religion.

Relinquish (v. t.) To withdraw from; to leave behind; to desist from; to abandon; to quit; as, to relinquish a pursuit.

Relinquish (v. t.) To give up; to renounce a claim to; resign; as, to relinquish a debt.

Reliquidate (v. t.) To liquidate anew; to adjust a second time.

Relish (v. t.) To taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of; to partake of with gratification; hence, to enjoy; to be pleased with or gratified by; to experience pleasure from; as, to relish food.

Relish (v. t.) To give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeably.

Relive (v. t.) To recall to life; to revive.

Reload (v. t.) To load again, as a gun.

Relocate (v. t.) To locate again.

Relodge (v. t.) To lodge again.

Relove (v. t.) To love in return.

Relume (v. t.) To rekindle; to light again.

Relumine (v. t.) To light anew; to rekindle.

Relumine (v. t.) To illuminate again.

Remain (v. t.) To await; to be left to.

Remake (v. t.) To make anew.

Remand (v. t.) To recommit; to send back.

Re-mark (v. t.) To mark again, or a second time; to mark anew.

Remast (v. t.) To furnish with a new mast or set of masts.

Remasticate (v. t.) To chew or masticate again; to chew over and over, as the cud.

Remble (v. t.) To remove.

Remean (v. t.) To give meaning to; to explain the meaning of; to interpret.

Remeasure (v. t.) To measure again; to retrace.

Remelt (v. t.) To melt again.

Remember (v. t.) To have ( a notion or idea) come into the mind again, as previously perceived, known, or felt; to have a renewed apprehension of; to bring to mind again; to think of again; to recollect; as, I remember the fact; he remembers the events of his childhood; I cannot remember dates.

Remember (v. t.) To be capable of recalling when required; to keep in mind; to be continually aware or thoughtful of; to preserve fresh in the memory; to attend to; to think of with gratitude, affection, respect, or any other emotion.

Remember (v. t.) To put in mind; to remind; -- also used reflexively and impersonally.

Remember (v. t.) To mention.

Remember (v. t.) To recall to the mind of another, as in the friendly messages, remember me to him, he wishes to be remembered to you, etc.

Remercie (v. t.) Alt. of Remercy

Remercy (v. t.) To thank.

Remind (v. t.) To put (one) in mind of something; to bring to the remembrance of; to bring to the notice or consideration of (a person).

Remise (v. t.) To send, give, or grant back; to release a claim to; to resign or surrender by deed; to return.

Remit (v. t.) To send back; to give up; to surrender; to resign.

Remit (v. t.) To restore.

Remit (v. t.) To transmit or send, esp. to a distance, as money in payment of a demand, account, draft, etc.; as, he remitted the amount by mail.

Remit (v. t.) To send off or away; hence: (a) To refer or direct (one) for information, guidance, help, etc. "Remitting them . . . to the works of Galen." Sir T. Elyot. (b) To submit, refer, or leave (something) for judgment or decision.

Remit (v. t.) To relax in intensity; to make less violent; to abate.

Remit (v. t.) To forgive; to pardon; to remove.

Remit (v. t.) To refrain from exacting or enforcing; as, to remit the performance of an obligation.

Remix (v. t.) To mix again or repeatedly.

Remodel (v. t.) To model or fashion anew; to change the form of.

Remodify (v. t.) To modify again or anew; to reshape.

Remold (v. t.) Alt. of Remould

Remould (v. t.) To mold or shape anew or again; to reshape.

Remonetize (v. t.) To restore to use as money; as, to remonetize silver.

Remonstrate (v. t.) To point out; to show clearly; to make plain or manifest; hence, to prove; to demonstrate.

Remorate (v. t.) To hinder; to delay.

Remord (v. t.) To excite to remorse; to rebuke.

Remould (v. t.) See Remold.

Remove (v. t.) To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building.

Remove (v. t.) To cause to leave a person or thing; to cause to cease to be; to take away; hence, to banish; to destroy; to put an end to; to kill; as, to remove a disease.

Remove (v. t.) To dismiss or discharge from office; as, the President removed many postmasters.

Remue (v. t.) To remove.

Remunerate (v. t.) To pay an equivalent to for any service, loss, expense, or other sacrifice; to recompense; to requite; as, to remunerate men for labor.

Rename (v. t.) To give a new name to.

Renavigate (v. t.) To navigate again.

Renay (v. t.) To deny; to disown.

Rencounter (v. t.) To meet unexpectedly; to encounter.

Rencounter (v. t.) To attack hand to hand.

Rend (v. t.) To separate into parts with force or sudden violence; to tear asunder; to split; to burst; as, powder rends a rock in blasting; lightning rends an oak.

Rend (v. t.) To part or tear off forcibly; to take away by force.

Render (v. t.) To return; to pay back; to restore.

Render (v. t.) To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.

Render (v. t.) To give up; to yield; to surrender.

Render (v. t.) Hence, to furnish; to contribute.

Render (v. t.) To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an account; to render judgment.

Render (v. t.) To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure.

Render (v. t.) To translate from one language into another; as, to render Latin into English.

Render (v. t.) To interpret; to set forth, represent, or exhibit; as, an actor renders his part poorly; a singer renders a passage of music with great effect; a painter renders a scene in a felicitous manner.

Render (v. t.) To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty animal substances; as, to render tallow.

Render (v. t.) To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of lath.

Rendezvous (v. t.) To bring together at a certain place; to cause to be assembled.

Renege (v. t.) To deny; to disown.

Renerve (v. t.) To nerve again; to give new vigor to; to reinvigorate.

Renew (v. t.) To make new again; to restore to freshness, perfection, or vigor; to give new life to; to rejuvenate; to re/stablish; to recreate; to rebuild.

Renew (v. t.) Specifically, to substitute for (an old obligation or right) a new one of the same nature; to continue in force; to make again; as, to renew a lease, note, or patent.

Renew (v. t.) To begin again; to recommence.

Renew (v. t.) To repeat; to go over again.

Renew (v. t.) To make new spiritually; to regenerate.

Reneye (v. t.) To deny; to reject; to renounce.

Renne (v. t.) To plunder; -- only in the phrase "to rape and renne." See under Rap, v. t., to snatch.

Renounce (v. t.) To declare against; to reject or dec

Renounce (v. t.) To cast off or reject deliberately; to disown; to dismiss; to forswear.

Renounce (v. t.) To disclaim having a card of (the suit led) by playing a card of another suit.

Renovate (v. t.) To make over again; to restore to freshness or vigor; to renew.

Renovel (v. t.) To renew; to renovate.

Renown (v. t.) To make famous; to give renown to.

Rent (v. t.) To tear. See Rend.

Renter (v. t.) To sew together so that the seam is scarcely visible; to sew up with skill and nicety; to finedraw.

Renter (v. t.) To restore the original design of, by working in new warp; -- said with reference to tapestry.

Renumerate (v. t.) To recount.

Renverse (v. t.) To reverse.

Renvoy (v. t.) To send back.

Reobtain (v. t.) To obtain again.

Reoccupy (v. t.) To occupy again.

Reoppose (v. t.) To oppose again.

Reordain (v. t.) To ordain again, as when the first ordination is considered defective.

Reorder (v. t.) To order a second time.

Repace (v. t.) To pace again; to walk over again in a contrary direction.

Repacify (v. t.) To pacify again.

Repack (v. t.) To pack a second time or anew; as, to repack beef; to repack a trunk.

Repaganize (v. t.) To paganize anew; to bring back to paganism.

Repaint (v. t.) To paint anew or again; as, to repaint a house; to repaint the ground of a picture.

Repair (v. t.) To restore to a sound or good state after decay, injury, dilapidation, or partial destruction; to renew; to restore; to mend; as, to repair a house, a road, a shoe, or a ship; to repair a shattered fortune.

Repair (v. t.) To make amends for, as for an injury, by an equivalent; to indemnify for; as, to repair a loss or damage.

Repass (v. t.) To pass again; to pass or travel over in the opposite direction; to pass a second time; as, to repass a bridge or a river; to repass the sea.

Repatriate (v. t.) To restore to one's own country.

Repay (v. t.) To pay back; to refund; as, to repay money borrowed or advanced.

Repay (v. t.) To make return or requital for; to recompense; -- in a good or bad sense; as, to repay kindness; to repay an injury.

Repay (v. t.) To pay anew, or a second time, as a debt.

Repeal (v. t.) To recall; to summon again, as persons.

Repeal (v. t.) To recall, as a deed, will, law, or statute; to revoke; to rescind or abrogate by authority, as by act of the legislature; as, to repeal a law.

Repeal (v. t.) To suppress; to repel.

Repeat (v. t.) To go over again; to attempt, do, make, or utter again; to iterate; to recite; as, to repeat an effort, an order, or a poem.

Repeat (v. t.) To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again.

Repeat (v. t.) To repay or refund (an excess received).

Repel (v. t.) To drive back; to force to return; to check the advance of; to repulse as, to repel an enemy or an assailant.

Repel (v. t.) To resist or oppose effectually; as, to repel an assault, an encroachment, or an argument.

Repent (v. t.) To feel pain on account of; to remember with sorrow.

Repent (v. t.) To feel regret or sorrow; -- used reflexively.

Repent (v. t.) To cause to have sorrow or regret; -- used impersonally.

Repeople (v. t.) To people anew.

Repercuss (v. t.) To drive or beat back; hence, to reflect; to reverberate.

Reperuse (v. t.) To peruse again.

Replace (v. t.) To place again; to restore to a former place, position, condition, or the like.

Replace (v. t.) To refund; to repay; to restore; as, to replace a sum of money borrowed.

Replace (v. t.) To supply or substitute an equivalent for; as, to replace a lost document.

Replace (v. t.) To take the place of; to supply the want of; to fulfull the end or office of.

Replace (v. t.) To put in a new or different place.

Replait (v. t.) To plait or fold again; to fold, as one part over another, again and again.

Replant (v. t.) To plant again.

Replenish (v. t.) To fill again after having been diminished or emptied; to stock anew; hence, to fill completely; to cause to abound.

Replenish (v. t.) To finish; to complete; to perfect.

Replete (v. t.) To fill completely, or to satiety.

Replevin (v. t.) To replevy.

Replevy (v. t.) To take or get back, by a writ for that purpose (goods and chattels wrongfully taken or detained), upon giving security to try the right to them in a suit at law, and, if that should be determined against the plaintiff, to return the property replevied.

Replevy (v. t.) To bail.

Replicate (v. t.) To reply.

Reply (v. t.) To return for an answer.

Repolish (v. t.) To polish again.

Repone (v. t.) To replace.

Report (v. t.) To refer.

Report (v. t.) To bring back, as an answer; to announce in return; to relate, as what has been discovered by a person sent to examine, explore, or investigate; as, a messenger reports to his employer what he has seen or ascertained; the committee reported progress.

Report (v. t.) To give an account of; to relate; to tell; to circulate publicly, as a story; as, in the common phrase, it is reported.

Report (v. t.) To give an official account or statement of; as, a treasurer reports the receipts and expenditures.

Report (v. t.) To return or repeat, as sound; to echo.

Report (v. t.) To return or present as the result of an examination or consideration of any matter officially referred; as, the committee reported the bill witth amendments, or reported a new bill, or reported the results of an inquiry.

Report (v. t.) To make minutes of, as a speech, or the doings of a public body; to write down from the lips of a speaker.

Report (v. t.) To write an account of for publication, as in a newspaper; as, to report a public celebration or a horse race.

Report (v. t.) To make a statement of the conduct of, especially in an unfavorable sense; as, to report a servant to his employer.

Report (v. t.) That which is reported.

Report (v. t.) An account or statement of the results of examination or inquiry made by request or direction; relation.

Report (v. t.) A story or statement circulating by common talk; a rumor; hence, fame; repute; reputation.

Report (v. t.) Sound; noise; as, the report of a pistol or cannon.

Report (v. t.) An official statement of facts, verbal or written; especially, a statement in writing of proceedings and facts exhibited by an officer to his superiors; as, the reports of the heads af departments to Congress, of a master in chancery to the court, of committees to a legislative body, and the like.

Report (v. t.) An account or statement of a judicial opinion or decision, or of case argued and determined in a court of law, chancery, etc.; also, in the plural, the volumes containing such reports; as, Coke's Reports.

Report (v. t.) A sketch, or a fully written account, of a speech, debate, or the proceedings of a public meeting, legislative body, etc.

Report (v. t.) Rapport; relation; connection; reference.

Reposit (v. t.) To cause to rest or stay; to lay away; to lodge, as for safety or preservation; to place; to store.

Repossess (v. t.) To possess again; as, to repossess the land.

Repour (v. t.) To pour again.

Reprehend (v. t.) To reprove or reprimand with a view of restraining, checking, or preventing; to make charge of fault against; to disapprove of; to chide; to blame; to censure.

Re-present (v. t.) To present again; as, to re-present the points of an argument.

Represent (v. t.) To present again or anew; to present by means of something standing in the place of; to exhibit the counterpart or image of; to typify.

Represent (v. t.) To portray by pictoral or plastic art; to de

Represent (v. t.) To portray by mimicry or action of any kind; to act the part or character of; to personate; as, to represent Hamlet.

Represent (v. t.) To stand in the place of; to supply the place, perform the duties, exercise the rights, or receive the share, of; to speak and act with authority in behalf of; to act the part of (another); as, an heir represents his ancestor; an attorney represents his client in court; a member of Congress represents his district in Congress.

Represent (v. t.) To exhibit to another mind in language; to show; to give one's own impressions and judgement of; to bring before the mind; to set forth; sometimes, to give an account of; to describe.

Represent (v. t.) To serve as a sign or symbol of; as, mathematical symbols represent quantities or relations; words represent ideas or things.

Represent (v. t.) To bring a sensation of into the mind or sensorium; to cause to be known, felt, or apprehended; to present.

Represent (v. t.) To form or image again in consciousness, as an object of cognition or apprehension (something which was originally apprehended by direct presentation). See Presentative, 3.

Repress (v. t.) To press again.

Repress (v. t.) To press back or down effectually; to crush down or out; to quell; to subdue; to supress; as, to repress sedition or rebellion; to repress the first risings of discontent.

Repress (v. t.) Hence, to check; to restrain; to keep back.

Repreve (v. t.) To reprove.

Reprieve (v. t.) To delay the punishment of; to suspend the execution of sentence on; to give a respite to; to respite; as, to reprieve a criminal for thirty days.

Reprieve (v. t.) To relieve for a time, or temporarily.

Reprint (v. t.) To print again; to print a second or a new edition of.

Reprint (v. t.) To renew the impression of.

Reprise (v. t.) To take again; to retake.

Reprise (v. t.) To recompense; to pay.

Repristinate (v. t.) To restore to an original state.

Reprive (v. t.) To take back or away.

Reprive (v. t.) To reprieve.

Reprize (v. t.) See Reprise.

Reproach (v. t.) To come back to, or come home to, as a matter of blame; to bring shame or disgrace upon; to disgrace.

Reproach (v. t.) To attribute blame to; to allege something disgraceful against; to charge with a fault; to censure severely or contemptuously; to upbraid.

Reprobate (v. t.) To disapprove with detestation or marks of extreme dislike; to condemn as unworthy; to disallow; to reject.

Reprobate (v. t.) To abandon to punishment without hope of pardon.

Reproduce (v. t.) To produce again.

Reproduce (v. t.) To bring forward again; as, to reproduce a witness; to reproduce charges; to reproduce a play.

Reproduce (v. t.) To cause to exist again.

Reproduce (v. t.) To produce again, by generation or the like; to cause the existence of (something of the same class, kind, or nature as another thing); to generate or beget, as offspring; as, to reproduce a rose; some animals are reproduced by gemmation.

Reproduce (v. t.) To make an image or other representation of; to portray; to cause to exist in the memory or imagination; to make a copy of; as, to reproduce a person's features in marble, or on canvas; to reproduce a design.

Reprove (v. t.) To convince.

Reprove (v. t.) To disprove; to refute.

Reprove (v. t.) To chide to the face as blameworthy; to accuse as guilty; to censure.

Reprove (v. t.) To express disapprobation of; as, to reprove faults.

Reprune (v. t.) To prune again or anew.

Republicanize (v. t.) To change, as a state, into a republic; to republican principles; as, France was republicanized; to republicanize the rising generation.

Republicate (v. t.) To make public again; to republish.

Republish (v. t.) To publish anew; specifically, to publish in one country (a work first published in another); also, to revive (a will) by re/xecution or codicil.

Repudiate (v. t.) To cast off; to disavow; to have nothing to do with; to renounce; to reject.

Repudiate (v. t.) To divorce, put away, or discard, as a wife, or a woman one has promised to marry.

Repudiate (v. t.) To refuse to acknowledge or to pay; to disclaim; as, the State has repudiated its debts.

Repugn (v. t.) To fight against; to oppose; to resist.

Repugnate (v. t.) To oppose; to fight against.

Repulse (v. t.) To repel; to beat or drive back; as, to repulse an assault; to repulse the enemy.

Repulse (v. t.) To repel by discourtesy, coldness, or denial; to reject; to send away; as, to repulse a suitor or a proffer.

Repurchase (v. t.) To buy back or again; to regain by purchase.

Repurify (v. t.) To purify again.

Reputation (v. t.) The estimation in which one is held; character in public opinion; the character attributed to a person, thing, or action; repute.

Reputation (v. t.) The character imputed to a person in the community in which he lives. It is admissible in evidence when he puts his character in issue, or when such reputation is otherwise part of the issue of a case.

Reputation (v. t.) Specifically: Good reputation; favorable regard; public esteem; general credit; good name.

Reputation (v. t.) Account; value.

Repute (v. t.) To hold in thought; to account; to estimate; to hold; to think; to reckon.

Requere (v. t.) To require.

Request (v. t.) To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor.

Request (v. t.) To address with a request; to ask.

Requicken (v. t.) To quicken anew; to reanimate; to give new life to.

Require (v. t.) To demand; to insist upon having; to claim as by right and authority; to exact; as, to require the surrender of property.

Require (v. t.) To demand or exact as indispensable; to need.

Require (v. t.) To ask as a favor; to request.

Requisition (v. t.) To make a reqisition on or for; as, to requisition a district for forage; to requisition troops.

Requisition (v. t.) To present a requisition to; to summon request; as, to requisition a person to be a candidate.

Requite (v. t.) To repay; in a good sense, to recompense; to return (an equivalent) in good; to reward; in a bad sense, to retaliate; to return (evil) for evil; to punish.

Re-reiterate (v. t.) To reiterate many times.

Resalute (v. t.) To salute again.

Resaw (v. t.) To saw again; specifically, to saw a balk, or a timber, which has already been squared, into dimension lumber, as joists, boards, etc.

Rescat (v. t.) To ransom; to release; to rescue.

Rescind (v. t.) To cut off; to abrogate; to annul.

Rescind (v. t.) Specifically, to vacate or make void, as an act, by the enacting authority or by superior authority; to repeal; as, to rescind a law, a resolution, or a vote; to rescind a decree or a judgment.

Rescowe (v. t.) To rescue.

Rescribe (v. t.) To write back; to write in reply.

Rescribe (v. t.) To write over again.

Rescript (v. t.) The answer of an emperor when formallyconsulted by particular persons on some difficult question; hence, an edict or decree.

Rescript (v. t.) The official written answer of the pope upon a question of canon law, or morals.

Rescript (v. t.) A counterpart.

Rescue (v. t.) To free or deliver from any confinement, violence, danger, or evil; to liberate from actual restraint; to remove or withdraw from a state of exposure to evil; as, to rescue a prisoner from the enemy; to rescue seamen from destruction.

Re-search (v. t.) To search again; to examine anew.

Research (v. t.) To search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently.

Reseat (v. t.) To seat or set again, as on a chair, throne, etc.

Reseat (v. t.) To put a new seat, or new seats, in; as, to reseat a theater; to reseat a chair or trousers.

Resect (v. t.) To cut or pare off; to remove by cutting.

Reseek (v. t.) To seek again.

Reseize (v. t.) To seize again, or a second time.

Reseize (v. t.) To put in possession again; to reinstate.

Reseize (v. t.) To take possession of, as lands and tenements which have been disseized.

Resell (v. t.) To sell again; to sell what has been bought or sold; to retail.

Resemble (v. t.) To be like or similar to; to bear the similitude of, either in appearance or qualities; as, these brothers resemble each other.

Resemble (v. t.) To liken; to compare; to represent as like.

Resemble (v. t.) To counterfeit; to imitate.

Resemble (v. t.) To cause to imitate or be like.

Reseminate (v. t.) To produce again by means of seed.

Resend (v. t.) To send again; as, to resend a message.

Resend (v. t.) To send back; as, to resend a gift.

Resend (v. t.) To send on from an intermediate station by means of a repeater.

Resent (v. t.) To be sensible of; to feel

Resent (v. t.) In a good sense, to take well; to receive with satisfaction.

Resent (v. t.) In a bad sense, to take ill; to consider as an injury or affront; to be indignant at.

Resent (v. t.) To express or exhibit displeasure or indignation at, as by words or acts.

Resent (v. t.) To recognize; to perceive, especially as if by smelling; -- associated in meaning with sent, the older spelling of scent to smell. See Resent, v. i.

Reserate (v. t.) To unlock; to open.

Reservatory (v. t.) A place in which things are reserved or kept.

Reserve (v. t.) To keep back; to retain; not to deliver, make over, or disclose.

Reserve (v. t.) Hence, to keep in store for future or special use; to withhold from present use for another purpose or time; to keep; to retain.

Reserve (v. t.) To make an exception of; to except.

Reset (v. t.) To set again; as, to reset type; to reset copy; to reset a diamond.

Reset (v. t.) To harbor or secrete; to hide, as stolen goods or a criminal.

Resettle (v. t.) To settle again.

Reshape (v. t.) To shape again.

Reship (v. t.) To ship again; to put on board of a vessel a second time; to send on a second voyage; as, to reship bonded merchandise.

Resiege (v. t.) To seat again; to reinstate.

Re-sign (v. t.) To affix one's signature to, a second time; to sign again.

Resign (v. t.) To sign back; to return by a formal act; to yield to another; to surrender; -- said especially of office or emolument. Hence, to give up; to yield; to submit; -- said of the wishes or will, or of something valued; -- also often used reflexively.

Resign (v. t.) To relinquish; to abandon.

Resign (v. t.) To commit to the care of; to consign.

Resist (v. t.) To stand against; to withstand; to obstruct.

Resist (v. t.) To strive against; to endeavor to counteract, defeat, or frustrate; to act in opposition to; to oppose.

Resist (v. t.) To counteract, as a force, by inertia or reaction.

Resist (v. t.) To be distasteful to.

Resorb (v. t.) To swallow up.

Resound (v. t.) To throw back, or return, the sound of; to echo; to reverberate.

Resound (v. t.) To praise or celebrate with the voice, or the sound of instruments; to extol with sounds; to spread the fame of.

Resow (v. t.) To sow again.

Respeak (v. t.) To speak or utter again.

Respeak (v. t.) To answer; to echo.

Respect (v. t.) To take notice of; to regard with special attention; to regard as worthy of special consideration; hence, to care for; to heed.

Respect (v. t.) To consider worthy of esteem; to regard with honor.

Respect (v. t.) To look toward; to front upon or toward.

Respect (v. t.) To regard; to consider; to deem.

Respect (v. t.) To have regard to; to have reference to; to relate to; as, the treaty particularly respects our commerce.

Respell (v. t.) To spell again.

Resperse (v. t.) To sprinkle; to scatter.

Respire (v. t.) To breathe in and out; to inspire and expire,, as air; to breathe.

Respire (v. t.) To breathe out; to exhale.

Respond (v. t.) To answer; to reply.

Respond (v. t.) To suit or accord with; to correspond to.

Rest (v. t.) To arrest.

Rest (v. t.) To lay or place at rest; to quiet.

Rest (v. t.) To place, as on a support; to cause to lean.

Restate (v. t.) To state anew.

Restaurate (v. t.) To restore.

Restem (v. t.) To force back against the current; as, to restem their backward course.

Restem (v. t.) To stem, or move against; as, to restem a current.

Restinguish (v. t.) To quench or extinguish.

Restitute (v. t.) To restore to a former state.

Re-store (v. t.) To store again; as, the goods taken out were re-stored.

Restore (v. t.) To bring back to its former state; to bring back from a state of ruin, decay, disease, or the like; to repair; to renew; to recover.

Restore (v. t.) To give or bring back, as that which has been lost., or taken away; to bring back to the owner; to replace.

Restore (v. t.) To renew; to reestablish; as, to restore harmony among those who are variance.

Restore (v. t.) To give in place of, or as satisfaction for.

Restore (v. t.) To make good; to make amends for.

Restore (v. t.) To bring back from a state of injury or decay, or from a changed condition; as, to restore a painting, statue, etc.

Restore (v. t.) To form a picture or model of, as of something lost or mutilated; as, to restore a ruined building, city, or the like.

Restrain (v. t.) To draw back again; to hold back from acting, proceeding, or advancing, either by physical or moral force, or by any interposing obstacle; to repress or suppress; to keep down; to curb.

Restrain (v. t.) To draw back toghtly, as a rein.

Restrain (v. t.) To hinder from unlimited enjoiment; to abridge.

Restrain (v. t.) To limit; to confine; to restrict.

Restrain (v. t.) To withhold; to forbear.

Restrengthen (v. t.) To strengthen again; to fortify anew.

Restrict (v. t.) To restrain within bounds; to limit; to confine; as, to restrict worlds to a particular meaning; to restrict a patient to a certain diet.

Restringe (v. t.) To confine; to contract; to stringe.

Resublime (v. t.) To sublime again.

Resume (v. t.) To take back.

Resume (v. t.) To enter upon, or take up again.

Resume (v. t.) To begin again; to recommence, as something which has been interrupted; as, to resume an argument or discourse.

Resummon (v. t.) To summon again.

Resupply (v. t.) To supply again.

Resurrect (v. t.) To take from the grave; to disinter.

Resurrect (v. t.) To reanimate; to restore to life; to bring to view (that which was forgotten or lost).

Resurrectionize (v. t.) To raise from the dead.

Resurvey (v. t.) To survey again or anew; to review.

Resuscitate (v. t.) To revivify; to revive; especially, to recover or restore from apparent death; as, to resuscitate a drowned person; to resuscitate withered plants.

Ret (v. t.) See Aret.

Ret (v. t.) To prepare for use, as flax, by separating the fibers from the woody part by process of soaking, macerating, and other treatment.

Retain (v. t.) To continue to hold; to keep in possession; not to lose, part with, or dismiss; to retrain from departure, escape, or the like.

Retain (v. t.) To keep in pay; to employ by a preliminary fee paid; to hire; to engage; as, to retain a counselor.

Retain (v. t.) To restrain; to prevent.

Retake (v. t.) To take or receive again.

Retake (v. t.) To take from a captor; to recapture; as, to retake a ship or prisoners.

Retaliate (v. t.) To return the like for; to repay or requite by an act of the same kind; to return evil for (evil). [Now seldom used except in a bad sense.]

Retard (v. t.) To keep delaying; to continue to hinder; to prevent from progress; to render more slow in progress; to impede; to hinder; as, to retard the march of an army; to retard the motion of a ship; -- opposed to accelerate.

Retard (v. t.) To put off; to postpone; as, to retard the attacks of old age; to retard a rupture between nations.

Retell (v. t.) To tell again.

Retex (v. t.) To annual, as orders.

Retire (v. t.) To withdraw; to take away; -- sometimes used reflexively.

Retire (v. t.) To withdraw from circulation, or from the market; to take up and pay; as, to retire bonds; to retire a note.

Retire (v. t.) To cause to retire; specifically, to designate as no longer qualified for active service; to place on the retired list; as, to retire a military or naval officer.

Retort (v. t.) The return of, or reply to, an argument, charge, censure, incivility, taunt, or witticism; a quick and witty or severe response.

Retort (v. t.) A vessel in which substances are subjected to distillation or decomposition by heat. It is made of different forms and materials for different uses, as a bulb of glass with a curved beak to enter a receiver for general chemical operations, or a cylinder or semicylinder of cast iron for the manufacture of gas in gas works.

Retortion (v. t.) Act of retorting or throwing back; reflection or turning back.

Retortion (v. t.) Retaliation.

Retoss (v. t.) To toss back or again.

Retouch (v. t.) To touch again, or rework, in order to improve; to revise; as, to retouch a picture or an essay.

Retouch (v. t.) To correct or change, as a negative, by handwork.

Retrace (v. t.) To trace back, as a

Retrace (v. t.) To go back, in or over (a previous course); to go over again in a reverse direction; as, to retrace one's steps; to retrace one's proceedings.

Retrace (v. t.) To trace over again, or renew the out

Retract (v. t.) To draw back; to draw up or shorten; as, the cat can retract its claws; to retract a muscle.

Retract (v. t.) To withdraw; to recall; to disavow; to recant; to take back; as, to retract an accusation or an assertion.

Retract (v. t.) To take back,, as a grant or favor previously bestowed; to revoke.

Retractate (v. t.) To retract; to recant.

Retransform (v. t.) To transform anew or back.

Retranslate (v. t.) To translate anew; especially, to translate back into the original language.

Retrench (v. t.) To cut off; to pare away.

Retrench (v. t.) To lessen; to abridge; to curtail; as, to retrench superfluities or expenses.

Retrench (v. t.) To confine; to limit; to restrict.

Retrench (v. t.) To furnish with a retrenchment; as, to retrench bastions.

Retribute (v. t.) To pay back; to give in return, as payment, reward, or punishment; to requite; as, to retribute one for his kindness; to retribute just punishment to a criminal.

Retrieve (v. t.) To find again; to recover; to regain; to restore from loss or injury; as, to retrieve one's character; to retrieve independence.

Retrieve (v. t.) To recall; to bring back.

Retrieve (v. t.) To remedy the evil consequence of, to repair, as a loss or damadge.

Retrim (v. t.) To trim again.

Retrocede (v. t.) To cede or grant back; as, to retrocede a territory to a former proprietor.

Retrovert (v. t.) To turn back.

Retrude (v. t.) To thrust back.

Retry (v. t.) To try (esp. judicially) a second time; as, to retry a case; to retry an accused person.

Rette (v. t.) See Aret.

Retund (v. t.) To blunt; to turn, as an edge; figuratively, to cause to be obtuse or dull; as, to retund confidence.

Return (v. t.) To bring, carry, send, or turn, back; as, to return a borrowed book, or a hired horse.

Return (v. t.) To repay; as, to return borrowed money.

Return (v. t.) To give in requital or recompense; to requite.

Return (v. t.) To give back in reply; as, to return an answer; to return thanks.

Return (v. t.) To retort; to throw back; as, to return the lie.

Return (v. t.) To report, or bring back and make known.

Return (v. t.) To render, as an account, usually an official account, to a superior; to report officially by a list or statement; as, to return a list of stores, of killed or wounded; to return the result of an election.

Return (v. t.) Hence, to elect according to the official report of the election officers.

Return (v. t.) To bring or send back to a tribunal, or to an office, with a certificate of what has been done; as, to return a writ.

Return (v. t.) To convey into official custody, or to a general depository.

Return (v. t.) To bat (the ball) back over the net.

Return (v. t.) To lead in response to the lead of one's partner; as, to return a trump; to return a diamond for a club.

Reurge (v. t.) To urge again.

Revaccinate (v. t.) To vaccinate a second time or again.

Revamp (v. t.) To vamp again; hence, to patch up; to reconstruct.

Reve (v. t.) To reave.

Reveal (v. t.) To make known (that which has been concealed or kept secret); to unveil; to disclose; to show.

Reveal (v. t.) Specifically, to communicate (that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction or agency).

Revel (v. t.) To draw back; to retract.

Revelate (v. t.) To reveal.

Revellent (v. t.) Causing revulsion; revulsive.

Revendicate (v. t.) To reclaim; to demand the restoration of.

Revenge (v. t.) To inflict harm in return for, as an injury, insult, etc.; to exact satisfaction for, under a sense of injury; to avenge; -- followed either by the wrong received, or by the person or thing wronged, as the object, or by the reciprocal pronoun as direct object, and a preposition before the wrong done or the wrongdoer.

Revenge (v. t.) To inflict injury for, in a spiteful, wrong, or malignant spirit; to wreak vengeance for maliciously.

Reverb (v. t.) To echo.

Reverberate (v. t.) To return or send back; to repel or drive back; to echo, as sound; to reflect, as light, as light or heat.

Reverberate (v. t.) To send or force back; to repel from side to side; as, flame is reverberated in a furnace.

Reverberate (v. t.) Hence, to fuse by reverberated heat.

Reverdure (v. t.) To cover again with verdure.

Revere (v. t.) To regard with reverence, or profound respect and affection, mingled with awe or fear; to venerate; to reverence; to honor in estimation.

Reverence (v. t.) To regard or treat with reverence; to regard with respect and affection mingled with fear; to venerate.

Revert (v. t.) To turn back, or to the contrary; to reverse.

Revert (v. t.) To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate.

Revert (v. t.) To change back. See Revert, v. i.

Revest (v. t.) To clothe again; to cover, as with a robe; to robe.

Revest (v. t.) To vest again with possession or office; as, to revest a magistrate with authority.

Revet (v. t.) To face, as an embankment, with masonry, wood, or other material.

Revetment (v. t.) A facing of wood, stone, or any other material, to sustain an embankment when it receives a slope steeper than the natural slope; also, a retaining wall.

Revict (v. t.) To reconquer.

Revictual (v. t.) To victual again.

Revie (v. t.) To vie with, or rival, in return.

Revie (v. t.) To meet a wager on, as on the taking of a trick, with a higher wager.

Revigorate (v. t.) To give new vigor to.

Revince (v. t.) To overcome; to refute, as error.

Revindicate (v. t.) To vindicate again; to reclaim; to demand and take back.

Revise (v. t.) To look at again for the detection of errors; to reexamine; to review; to look over with care for correction; as, to revise a writing; to revise a translation.

Revise (v. t.) To compare (a proof) with a previous proof of the same matter, and mark again such errors as have not been corrected in the type.

Revise (v. t.) To review, alter, and amend; as, to revise statutes; to revise an agreement; to revise a dictionary.

Revisit (v. t.) To visit again.

Revisit (v. t.) To revise.

Revitalize (v. t.) To restore vitality to; to bring back to life.

Revivificate (v. t.) To revive; to recall or restore to life.

Revivify (v. t.) To cause to revive.

Revocate (v. t.) To recall; to call back.

Revoice (v. t.) To refurnish with a voice; to refit, as an organ pipe, so as to restore its tone.

Revoke (v. t.) To call or bring back; to recall.

Revoke (v. t.) Hence, to annul, by recalling or taking back; to repeal; to rescind; to cancel; to reverse, as anything granted by a special act; as, , to revoke a will, a license, a grant, a permission, a law, or the like.

Revoke (v. t.) To hold back; to repress; to restrain.

Revoke (v. t.) To draw back; to withdraw.

Revoke (v. t.) To call back to mind; to recollect.

Revolt (v. t.) To cause to turn back; to roll or drive back; to put to flight.

Revolt (v. t.) To do violence to; to cause to turn away or shrink with abhorrence; to shock; as, to revolt the feelings.

Revolutionize (v. t.) To change completely, as by a revolution; as, to revolutionize a government.

Revolve (v. t.) To cause to turn, as on an axis.

Revolve (v. t.) Hence, to turn over and over in the mind; to reflect repeatedly upon; to consider all aspects of.

Revulse (v. t.) To pull back with force.

Reward (v. t.) To give in return, whether good or evil; -- commonly in a good sense; to requite; to recompense; to repay; to compensate.

Rewin (v. t.) To win again, or win back.

Reword (v. t.) To repeat in the same words; to reecho.

Reword (v. t.) To alter the wording of; to restate in other words; as, to reword an idea or a passage.

Rewrite (v. t.) To write again.

Reyse (v. t.) To raise.

Rhapsodize (v. t.) To utter as a rhapsody, or in the manner of a rhapsody

Rhetorize (v. t.) To represent by a figure of rhetoric, or by personification.

Rhyme (v. t.) To put into rhyme.

Rhyme (v. t.) To influence by rhyme.

Rib (v. t.) To furnish with ribs; to form with rising

Rib (v. t.) To inclose, as with ribs, and protect; to shut in.

Ribbon (v. t.) To adorn with, or as with, ribbons; to mark with stripes resembling ribbons.

Ribroast (v. t.) To beat soundly.

Rich (v. t.) To enrich.

Rick (v. t.) To heap up in ricks, as hay, etc.

Ricochet (v. t.) To operate upon by ricochet firing. See Ricochet, n.

Rid (v. t.) To save; to rescue; to deliver; -- with out of.

Rid (v. t.) To free; to clear; to disencumber; -- followed by of.

Rid (v. t.) To drive away; to remove by effort or violence; to make away with; to destroy.

Rid (v. t.) To get over; to dispose of; to dispatch; to finish.

Riddle (v. t.) To separate, as grain from the chaff, with a riddle; to pass through a riddle; as, riddle wheat; to riddle coal or gravel.

Riddle (v. t.) To perforate so as to make like a riddle; to make many holes in; as, a house riddled with shot.

Riddle (v. t.) To explain; to solve; to unriddle.

Ride (v. t.) To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to ride a bicycle.

Ride (v. t.) To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.

Ride (v. t.) To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.

Ride (v. t.) To overlap (each other); -- said of bones or fractured fragments.

Ridge (v. t.) To form a ridge of; to furnish with a ridge or ridges; to make into a ridge or ridges.

Ridge (v. t.) To form into ridges with the plow, as land.

Ridge (v. t.) To wrinkle.

Ridicule (v. t.) To laugh at mockingly or disparagingly; to awaken ridicule toward or respecting.

Ridiculize (v. t.) To make ridiculous; to ridicule.

Rifle (v. t.) To seize and bear away by force; to snatch away; to carry off.

Rifle (v. t.) To strip; to rob; to pillage.

Rifle (v. t.) To raffle.

Rifle (v. t.) To grove; to channel; especially, to groove internally with spiral channels; as, to rifle a gun barrel or a cannon.

Rifle (v. t.) To whet with a rifle. See Rifle, n., 3.

Rift (v. t.) To cleave; to rive; to split; as, to rift an oak or a rock; to rift the clouds.

Rig (v. t.) To furnish with apparatus or gear; to fit with tackling.

Rig (v. t.) To dress; to equip; to clothe, especially in an odd or fanciful manner; -- commonly followed by out.

Rig (v. t.) To make free with; hence, to steal; to pilfer.

Righten (v. t.) To do justice to.

Rightwise (v. t.) To make righteous.

Rile (v. t.) To render turbid or muddy; to stir up; to roil.

Rile (v. t.) To stir up in feelings; to make angry; to vex.

Rim (v. t.) To furnish with a rim; to border.

Rimey (v. t.) To compose in rhyme; to versify.

Rind (v. t.) To remove the rind of; to bark.

Ring (v. t.) To cause to sound, especially by striking, as a metallic body; as, to ring a bell.

Ring (v. t.) To make (a sound), as by ringing a bell; to sound.

Ring (v. t.) To repeat often, loudly, or earnestly.

Ring (v. t.) To surround with a ring, or as with a ring; to encircle.

Ring (v. t.) To make a ring around by cutting away the bark; to girdle; as, to ring branches or roots.

Ring (v. t.) To fit with a ring or with rings, as the fingers, or a swine's snout.

Rinse (v. t.) To wash lightly; to cleanse with a second or repeated application of water after washing.

Rinse (v. t.) To cleancse by the introduction of water; -- applied especially to hollow vessels; as, to rinse a bottle.

Riot (v. t.) To spend or pass in riot.

Rip (v. t.) To divide or separate the parts of, by cutting or tearing; to tear or cut open or off; to tear off or out by violence; as, to rip a garment by cutting the stitches; to rip off the skin of a beast; to rip up a floor; -- commonly used with up, open, off.

Rip (v. t.) To get by, or as by, cutting or tearing.

Rip (v. t.) To tear up for search or disclosure, or for alteration; to search to the bottom; to discover; to disclose; -- usually with up.

Rip (v. t.) To saw (wood) lengthwise of the grain or fiber.

Ripe (v. t.) To mature; to ripen.

Ripen (v. t.) To cause to mature; to make ripe; as, the warm days ripened the corn.

Ripen (v. t.) To mature; to fit or prepare; to bring to perfection; as, to ripen the judgment.

Ripple (v. t.) To remove the seeds from (the stalks of flax, etc.), by means of a ripple.

Ripple (v. t.) Hence, to scratch or tear.

Ripple (v. t.) To fret or dimple, as the surface of running water; to cover with small waves or undulations; as, the breeze rippled the lake.

Riprap (v. t.) To form a riprap in or upon.

Ripsaw (v. t.) A handsaw with coarse teeth which have but a slight set, used for cutting wood in the direction of the fiber; -- called also ripping saw.

Rival (v. t.) To stand in competition with; to strive to gain some object in opposition to; as, to rival one in love.

Rival (v. t.) To strive to equal or exel; to emulate.

Rive (v. t.) To rend asunder by force; to split; to cleave; as, to rive timber for rails or shingles.

Rivel (v. t.) To contract into wrinkles; to shrivel; to shrink; as, riveled fruit; riveled flowers.

Rivet (v. t.) To fasten with a rivet, or with rivets; as, to rivet two pieces of iron.

Rivet (v. t.) To spread out the end or point of, as of a metallic pin, rod, or bolt, by beating or pressing, so as to form a sort of head.

Rivet (v. t.) Hence, to fasten firmly; to make firm, strong, or immovable; as, to rivet friendship or affection.

Rizzar (v. t.) To dry in the sun; as, rizzared haddock.

Roach (v. t.) To cause to arch.

Roach (v. t.) To cut off, as a horse's mane, so that the part left shall stand upright.

Roam (v. t.) To range or wander over.

Roar (v. t.) To cry aloud; to proclaim loudly.

Roast (v. t.) To cook by exposure to radiant heat before a fire; as, to roast meat on a spit, or in an oven open toward the fire and having reflecting surfaces within; also, to cook in a close oven.

Roast (v. t.) To cook by surrounding with hot embers, ashes, sand, etc.; as, to roast a potato in ashes.

Roast (v. t.) To dry and parch by exposure to heat; as, to roast coffee; to roast chestnuts, or peanuts.

Roast (v. t.) Hence, to heat to excess; to heat violently; to burn.

Roast (v. t.) To dissipate by heat the volatile parts of, as ores.

Roast (v. t.) To banter severely.

Rob (v. t.) To take (something) away from by force; to strip by stealing; to plunder; to pillage; to steal from.

Rob (v. t.) To take the property of (any one) from his person, or in his presence, feloniously, and against his will, by violence or by putting him in fear.

Rob (v. t.) To deprive of, or withhold from, unjustly or injuriously; to defraud; as, to rob one of his rest, or of his good name; a tree robs the plants near it of sunlight.

Robe (v. t.) An outer garment; a dress of a rich, flowing, and elegant style or make; hence, a dress of state, rank, office, or the like.

Robe (v. t.) A skin of an animal, especially, a skin of the bison, dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap.

Robe (v. t.) To invest with a robe or robes; to dress; to array; as, fields robed with green.

Roborate (v. t.) To give strength or support to; to confirm.

Rock (v. t.) To cause to sway backward and forward, as a body resting on a support beneath; as, to rock a cradle or chair; to cause to vibrate; to cause to reel or totter.

Rock (v. t.) To move as in a cradle; hence, to put to sleep by rocking; to still; to quiet.

Rodent (v. t.) Gnawing; biting; corroding; (Med.) applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulcer.

Rodent (v. t.) Gnawing.

Rodent (v. t.) Of or pertaining to the Rodentia.

Rogue (v. t.) To give the name or designation of rogue to; to decry.

Rogue (v. t.) To destroy (plants that do not come up to a required standard).

Roin (v. t.) See Royne.

Romanize (v. t.) To Latinize; to fill with Latin words or idioms.

Romanize (v. t.) To convert to the Roman Catholic religion.

Roof (v. t.) To cover with a roof.

Roof (v. t.) To inclose in a house; figuratively, to shelter.

Roost (v. t.) See Roust, v. t.

Root (v. t.) To turn up or to dig out with the snout; as, the swine roots the earth.

Root (v. t.) To plant and fix deeply in the earth, or as in the earth; to implant firmly; hence, to make deep or radical; to establish; -- used chiefly in the participle; as, rooted trees or forests; rooted dislike.

Root (v. t.) To tear up by the root; to eradicate; to extirpate; -- with up, out, or away.

Rope (v. t.) To bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord; as, to rope a bale of goods.

Rope (v. t.) To connect or fasten together, as a party of mountain climbers, with a rope.

Rope (v. t.) To partition, separate, or divide off, by means of a rope, so as to include or exclude something; as, to rope in, or rope off, a plot of ground; to rope out a crowd.

Rope (v. t.) To lasso (a steer, horse).

Rope (v. t.) To draw, as with a rope; to entice; to inveigle; to decoy; as, to rope in customers or voters.

Rope (v. t.) To prevent from winning (as a horse), by pulling or curbing.

Rope's-end (v. t.) To punish with a rope's end.

Roquet (v. t.) To hit, as another's ball, with one's own ball.

Rose (v. t.) To render rose-colored; to redden; to flush.

Rose (v. t.) To perfume, as with roses.

Rosin (v. t.) To rub with rosin, as musicians rub the bow of a violin.

Ross (v. t.) To divest of the ross, or rough, scaly surface; as, to ross bark.

Rot (v. t.) To make putrid; to cause to be wholly or partially decomposed by natural processes; as, to rot vegetable fiber.

Rot (v. t.) To expose, as flax, to a process of maceration, etc., for the purpose of separating the fiber; to ret.

Rote (v. t.) To learn or repeat by rote.

Roty (v. t.) To make rotten.

Rouge (v. t.) To tint with rouge; as, to rouge the face or the cheeks.

Rough (v. t.) To render rough; to roughen.

Rough (v. t.) To break in, as a horse, especially for military purposes.

Rough (v. t.) To cut or make in a hasty, rough manner; -- with out; as, to rough out a carving, a sketch.

Roughcast (v. t.) To form in its first rudiments, without revision, correction, or polish.

Roughcast (v. t.) To mold without nicety or elegance; to form with asperities and inequalities.

Roughcast (v. t.) To plaster with a mixture of lime and shells or pebbles; as, to roughcast a building.

Roughdraw (v. t.) To draw or de

Roughdry (v. t.) in laundry work, to dry without smoothing or ironing.

Roughen (v. t.) To make rough.

Roughhew (v. t.) To hew coarsely, without smoothing; as, to roughhew timber.

Roughhew (v. t.) To give the first form or shape to; to form rudely; to shape approximately and rudely; to roughcast.

Roughwork (v. t.) To work over coarsely, without regard to nicety, smoothness, or finish.

Round (v. t.) To make circular, spherical, or cylindrical; to give a round or convex figure to; as, to round a silver coin; to round the edges of anything.

Round (v. t.) To surround; to encircle; to encompass.

Round (v. t.) To bring to fullness or completeness; to complete; hence, to bring to a fit conclusion.

Round (v. t.) To go round wholly or in part; to go about (a corner or point); as, to round a corner; to round Cape Horn.

Round (v. t.) To make full, smooth, and flowing; as, to round periods in writing.

Roundridge (v. t.) To form into round ridges by plowing.

Roust (v. t.) To rouse; to disturb; as, to roust one out.

Rout (v. t.) To scoop out with a gouge or other tool; to furrow.

Rout (v. t.) To break the ranks of, as troops, and put them to flight in disorder; to put to rout.

Rove (v. t.) To draw through an eye or aperture.

Rove (v. t.) To draw out into flakes; to card, as wool.

Rove (v. t.) To twist slightly; to bring together, as slivers of wool or cotton, and twist slightly before spinning.

Rove (v. t.) To wander over or through.

Rove (v. t.) To plow into ridges by turning the earth of two furrows together.

Row (v. t.) To propel with oars, as a boat or vessel, along the surface of water; as, to row a boat.

Row (v. t.) To transport in a boat propelled with oars; as, to row the captain ashore in his barge.

Rowel (v. t.) To insert a rowel, or roll of hair or silk, into (as the flesh of a horse).

Royalize (v. t.) to make royal.

Royne (v. t.) To bite; to gnaw.

Rub (v. t.) To subject (a body) to the action of something moving over its surface with pressure and friction, especially to the action of something moving back and forth; as, to rub the flesh with the hand; to rub wood with sandpaper.

Rub (v. t.) To move over the surface of (a body) with pressure and friction; to graze; to chafe; as, the boat rubs the ground.

Rub (v. t.) To cause (a body) to move with pressure and friction along a surface; as, to rub the hand over the body.

Rub (v. t.) To spread a substance thinly over; to smear.

Rub (v. t.) To scour; to burnish; to polish; to brighten; to cleanse; -- often with up or over; as, to rub up silver.

Rub (v. t.) To hinder; to cross; to thwart.

Rubify (v. t.) To redden.

Rubric (v. t.) To adorn ith red; to redden; to rubricate.

Rubricate (v. t.) To mark or distinguished with red; to arrange as in a rubric; to establish in a settled and unchangeable form.

Ruby (v. t.) To make red; to redden.

Ruck (v. t.) A wrinkle or crease in a piece of cloth, or in needlework.

Rud (v. t.) To make red.

Ruddle (v. t.) To raddle or twist.

Ruddle (v. t.) To mark with ruddle; to raddle; to rouge.

Ruddy (v. t.) To make ruddy.

Rudiment (v. t.) To furnish with first principles or rules; to insrtuct in the rudiments.

Rue (v. t.) To lament; to regret extremely; to grieve for or over.

Rue (v. t.) To cause to grieve; to afflict.

Rue (v. t.) To repent of, and withdraw from, as a bargain; to get released from.

Rue (v. t.) Sorrow; repetance.

Ruff (v. t.) To ruffle; to disorder.

Ruff (v. t.) To beat with the ruff or ruffle, as a drum.

Ruff (v. t.) To hit, as the prey, without fixing it.

Ruffle (v. t.) To make into a ruff; to draw or contract into puckers, plaits, or folds; to wrinkle.

Ruffle (v. t.) To furnish with ruffles; as, to ruffle a shirt.

Ruffle (v. t.) To oughen or disturb the surface of; to make uneven by agitation or commotion.

Ruffle (v. t.) To erect in a ruff, as feathers.

Ruffle (v. t.) To beat with the ruff or ruffle, as a drum.

Ruffle (v. t.) To discompose; to agitate; to disturb.

Ruffle (v. t.) To throw into disorder or confusion.

Ruffle (v. t.) To throw together in a disorderly manner.

Rug (v. t.) To pull roughly or hastily; to plunder; to spoil; to tear.

Rugine (v. t.) To scrape or rasp, as a bone; to scale.

Ruinate (v. t.) To demolish; to subvert; to destroy; to reduce to poverty; to ruin.

Ruinate (v. t.) To cause to fall; to cast down.

Rumble (v. t.) To cause to pass through a rumble, or shaking machine. See Rumble, n., 4.

Ruminate (v. t.) To chew over again.

Ruminate (v. t.) To meditate or ponder over; to muse on.

Rummage (v. t.) To make room in, as a ship, for the cargo; to move about, as packages, ballast, so as to permit close stowage; to stow closely; to pack; -- formerly written roomage, and romage.

Rummage (v. t.) To search or examine thoroughly by looking into every corner, and turning over or removing goods or other things; to examine, as a book, carefully, turning over leaf after leaf.

Rumor (v. t.) To report by rumor; to tell.

Run (v. t.) To cause to run (in the various senses of Run, v. i.); as, to run a horse; to run a stage; to run a machine; to run a rope through a block.

Rupture (v. t.) To part by violence; to break; to burst; as, to rupture a blood vessel.

Rupture (v. t.) To produce a hernia in.

Ruralize (v. t.) To render rural; to give a rural appearance to.

Rush (v. t.) To push or urge forward with impetuosity or violence; to hurry forward.

Rush (v. t.) To recite (a lesson) or pass (an examination) without an error.

Russianize (v. t.) To make Russian, or more or less like the Russians; as, to Russianize the Poles.

Russify (v. t.) To Russianize; as, to Russify conquered tribes.

Rust (v. t.) To cause to contract rust; to corrode with rust; to affect with rust of any kind.

Rust (v. t.) To impair by time and inactivity.

Rusticate (v. t.) To require or compel to reside in the country; to banish or send away temporarily; to impose rustication on.

Rustle (v. t.) To cause to rustle; as, the wind rustles the leaves.

Rut (v. t.) To cover in copulation.

Rut (v. t.) To make a rut or ruts in; -- chiefly used as a past participle or a participial adj.; as, a rutted road.

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Mark McCracken

Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".

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