Re meaning

Re is defined as an abbreviation for regarding.

An example of re is giving a few words at the top of a business letter to say what the letter is about.

abbreviation
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In reference to; in the case of; concerning.
preposition
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6
Again; anew.

Rebuild.

prefix
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7
Rupee.
abbreviation
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7
Rhenium.
symbol
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Again, anew, over again.

Refurbish, recount, regelation.

affix
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About, regarding, with reference to; especially in letters and documents.
preposition
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1
Back, returning to a previous state.

Return, relapse, recall.

affix
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3
Reformed Episcopal.
abbreviation
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5
Contraction of are .

They're not at home.

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Alternative form of re-.
prefix
1
0
In the matter of; as regards.
preposition
1
5
Right Excellent.
abbreviation
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Are.

They're not here; what're you doing?

affix
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Ray, a syllable used in solfège to represent the second note of a major scale.
noun
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noun
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In response to.
preposition
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Backward; back.

React.

prefix
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1
Used as an intensive.

Refine.

prefix
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1
(music) A syllable representing the second tone of the diatonic scale.
noun
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1
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The ccTLD for Réunion as assigned by the IANA.
abbreviation
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1
Re represents the second syllable on an eight tone musical scale.

An example of re is the song that Maria sings to the children to teach them about the major musical scale in the movie The Sound of Music.

noun
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'Re is defined as are and is used in contractions.

An example of 're used as a contraction is in the word "we're," which means we are.

suffix
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The second tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio.
noun
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2
Real estate.
abbreviation
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Origin of re

  • < Fr or L: Fr re-, ré- < L re-, red-, back, backward

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Latin ablative of rēs thing rē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin re- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin gamut

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Identical to re (“regarding”), via its specialized use in business correspondence, from Latin , ablative of rēs (“thing, matter”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Not an abbreviation for response or reply (though some localizations of email software have taken it that way).

    From Wiktionary

  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for Réunion, re.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin re.

    From Wiktionary