Re Definition

noun
A syllable representing the second tone of the diatonic scale.
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Synonyms:
preposition
In the matter of; as regards.
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In reference to; in the case of; concerning.
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In response to.

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abbreviation
Real estate.
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Rupee.
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Reformed Episcopal.
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Right Excellent.
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The ccTLD for Réunion as assigned by the IANA.

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prefix
Again; anew.
Rebuild.
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Backward; back.
React.
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Used as an intensive.
Refine.
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Alternative form of re-.
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symbol
Rhenium.
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Back, returning to a previous state.
Return, relapse, recall.
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Again, anew, over again.
Refurbish, recount, regelation.
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Are.
They're not here; what're you doing?
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Origin of Re

  • 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

  • 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

  • From Latin re.

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