American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Music The second tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio.
- prep. In reference to; in the case of; concerning.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In solmization, the syllable used for the second tone of the scale. In the scale of C this tone is D—a tone which is therefore sometimes called re in France and Italy.
- n. A word used in legal language in the phrase in re: as, ‘in re Bardell vs. Pickwick,’ in the case of Bardell against Pickwick: often elliptically re: as, re Bardell vs. Pickwick; re Brown.
- n. An inseparable prefix of Latin origin (before a vowel usually in the form red-), meaning ‘back,’ ‘again.’ It occurs in a great number of verbs and derived adjectives and nouns taken from the Latin, and is also common as an English formative.
- prep. About, regarding, with reference to; especially in letters and documents.
- n. Ray, a syllable used in solfège to represent the second note of a major scale.
- n. Reinsurance.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Mus.) A syllable applied in solmization to the second tone of the diatonic scale of C; in the American system, to the second tone of any diatonic scale.
- n. the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization
- n. a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
- n. ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
- Abbreviation (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Medieval Latin; see gamut.Latin rē, ablative of rēs, thing; see rē- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“October 3, 2009 at 7:36 pm mi fa mi re ～do～ re ～～mi so fa mi re～ fa～～～～♪”
“Indians lived thousands of miles on every side from the sea, and had never seen it, yet they talked of the _pobbo mae re u_ -- the immense water; (_pobbo_, water; _mae_, great; _re_, the; _u_, an expression of magnification such as our _oh_).”
“Often have we occasion to behold great and afflicting re* verses in the external circumstances of opulent families, and miserable are they who have not been taught with virtuous equanimity to bear them, or who liave no re - sources in their own faculties, bodily, or mental, to apply them to other means of subsistence.”
“Oi 'ut feipfos laudibus ferant, prehenfio, multunque requirat qui mirabilem in tali re virtu - caudoiiem: qui akerius re« tem oftenderint fuam.”
“For thofe who are raifed to greatnefs by arms, and know not haw to defcend again to the equality required in a re* public, are very liable to fail into contempt when they re - lumc the robe of peace.”
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“Religio Laki. xj their means and conveyance: dfor the reft wopld again re* re my Obedience, on Peril 'of beiugtondemdd as an Infidel;. inking by thefe words at leift overawe me.”
“Adhibenda eft autem inhis determinandis pro ajtatum varietate particuia, commnmter 5 quia aliqui luniores, ex debilitate pecuiiariter contracta, poiTunt laborare Vitio Se - mrni; & aiiqui Senes iuueniiem feruare vigorem in multarm statem -, - qui propterea nulio adiumento, per Artem, re~ - quifito, luftrant Ocuiis iiberis tam proxima, quam re - mota,”
“If the grown man at times takes an in* terest in the amusements and sports of the child, and mixes in his pastimes for completely anbending his mind, that is no dishonour to him: but if he do so with manly earnestness, treat in« significant objects as weighty concerns, and re« solves in one and the same view to support the character of the child and the man, will that re - dound to his honour?”
“The young man was reduced, by the virulence of the humour, to the lowest state of weakness} ampeared a miserable object in the eyes of all the inhabitants of that populous city; and» having fbr many years tried all the re* medics which the art of physick could administer, without re - ceiving any benefit, resolved at last to go abroad to be touched.”
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