Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A prefix signifying back, against, again, anew. Combinations containing the prefix re- are readily formed, and are for the most part of obvious signification.

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  • prefix again, anew
  • prefix backward

Etymologies

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From Old French re- in some cases, directly from Latin re- in others. Displaced native English ed-, eft-, gain-, with-/wither-.

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