- counsel; advice
- a plan; scheme
- a story; tale
- an interpretation
Origin of redeMiddle English from Old English from Old English ræd (akin to German rat) from base of rædan, to interpret (see read: redethe transitive verb is the same word, with retained Middle English spelling, spelled )
transitive verbred′ed, red′ing
- to advise; counsel
- to interpret (dreams, omens, etc.)
- to narrate; tell
transitive verbred·ed, red·ing, redes
- To give advice to; counsel.
- To interpret; explain.
- Advice or counsel.
- A narration.
Origin of redeMiddle English reden from Old English rǣdan ; see ar- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present redes, present participle reding, simple past and past participle red or redd)
From Middle English reden, rÃ¦den, from Old English rÇ£dan (“to counsel, advise; plot, design; rule, gover, guide; determine, decide, decree; read, explain"). More at read.