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1

re

play
noun \ˈrā\

Simple Definition of re

  • music : the second note of a musical scale

Full Definition of re

  1. :  the second tone of the diatonic scale in solmization

Examples of re

  1. do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti



Origin of re

Medieval Latin, from the syllable sung to this note in a medieval hymn to St. John the Baptist


First Known Use: 14th century


2

re

play
preposition \ˈrā, ˈrē\

Simple Definition of re

  • : on the subject of : regarding or concerning

Full Definition of re

  1. :  with regard to :  in re

Origin of re

Latin, abl. of res thing — more at real


First Known Use: 1707

Rhymes with re

b, be, bee, c, cay, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, e, fee, flea, flee, free, g, gee, ghee, glee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, ski, spree, sri, t, tea, tee, the, thee, three, ti, tree, twee, Twi, v, vee, we, wee, whee, ye, z, zee


Re

symbol

Definition of Re

  1. rhenium



Other Chemical Engineering Terms


re-

prefix

Simple Definition of re-

  • : again

  • : back to an original place, condition, etc.

Full Definition of re-

  1. 1 :  again :  anew <retell>

  2. 2 :  back :  backward <recall>

  1. re·ab·sorp·tion

  2. re·ac·cel·er·ate

  3. re·ac·cept

  4. re·ac·ces·sion

  5. re·ac·cli·ma·tize

  6. re·ac·cred·it

  7. re·ac·cred·i·ta·tion

  8. re·ac·quaint

  9. re·ac·quire

  10. re·ac·qui·si·tion

  11. re·ac·ti·vate

  12. re·ac·ti·va·tion

  13. re·ad·dress

  14. re·ad·just

  15. re·ad·just·ment

  16. re·ad·mis·sion

  17. re·ad·mit

  18. re·adopt

  19. re·af·firm

  20. re·af·fir·ma·tion

  21. re·af·fix

  22. re·al·lo·cate

  23. re·al·lo·ca·tion

  24. re·anal·y·sis

  25. re·an·a·lyze

  26. re·an·i·mate

  27. re·an·i·ma·tion

  28. re·an·nex

  29. re·an·nex·a·tion

  30. re·ap·pear

  31. re·ap·pear·ance

  32. re·ap·pli·ca·tion

  33. re·ap·ply

  34. re·ap·point

  35. re·ap·point·ment

  36. re·ap·prais·al

  37. re·ap·praise

  38. re·ap·pro·pri·ate

  39. re·ap·prove

  40. re·ar·gue

  41. re·ar·gu·ment

  42. re·arous·al

  43. re·arouse

  44. re·ar·range

  45. re·ar·range·ment

  46. re·ar·rest

  47. re·ar·tic·u·late

  48. re·as·cend

  49. re·as·cent

  50. re·as·sem·blage

  51. re·as·sem·ble

  52. re·as·sem·bly

  53. re·as·sert

  54. re·as·ser·tion

  55. re·as·sess

  56. re·as·sess·ment

  57. re·as·sign

  58. re·as·sign·ment

  59. re·as·sume

  60. re·at·tach

  61. re·at·tach·ment

  62. re·at·tain

  63. re·at·tempt

  64. re·at·tri·bute

  65. re·at·tri·bu·tion

  66. re·au·tho·ri·za·tion

  67. re·au·tho·rize

  68. re·awak·en

  69. re·bait

  70. re·bal·ance

  71. re·bap·tism

  72. re·bap·tize

  73. re·be·gin

  74. re·bid

  75. re·bind

  76. re·blend

  77. re·bloom

  78. re·board

  79. re·boil

  80. re·book

  81. re·boot

  82. re·bore

  83. re·bot·tle

  84. re·breed

  85. re·buri·al

  86. re·bury

  87. re·buy

  88. re·cal·cu·late

  89. re·cal·cu·la·tion

  90. re·cal·i·brate

  91. re·cal·i·bra·tion

  92. re·cat·e·go·rize

  93. re·cen·tral·i·za·tion

  94. re·cen·tri·fuge

  95. re·cer·ti·fi·ca·tion

  96. re·cer·ti·fy

  97. re·chal·lenge

  98. re·chan·nel

  99. re·char·ter

  100. re·check

  101. re·cho·reo·graph

  102. re·chris·ten

  103. re–Chris·tian·ize

  104. re·chro·mato·graph

  105. re·chro·ma·tog·ra·phy

  106. re·cir·cu·late

  107. re·cir·cu·la·tion

  108. re·clad

  109. re·clas·si·fi·ca·tion

  110. re·clas·si·fy

  111. re·clothe

  112. re·cock

  113. re·cod·i·fi·ca·tion

  114. re·cod·i·fy

  115. re·col·o·ni·za·tion

  116. re·col·o·nize

  117. re·col·or

  118. re·com·mence

  119. re·com·mence·ment

  120. re·com·mis·sion

  121. re·com·pi·la·tion

  122. re·com·pile

  123. re·com·pu·ta·tion

  124. re·com·pute

  125. re·con·ceive

  126. re·con·cen·trate

  127. re·con·cen·tra·tion

  128. re·con·cep·tion

  129. re·con·cep·tu·al·i·za·tion

  130. re·con·cep·tu·al·ize

  131. re·con·dense

  132. re·con·fig·u·ra·tion

  133. re·con·fig·ure

  134. re·con·nect

  135. re·con·nec·tion

  136. re·con·quer

  137. re·con·quest

  138. re·con·se·crate

  139. re·con·se·cra·tion

  140. re·con·sol·i·date

  141. re·con·tact

  142. re·con·tam·i·nate

  143. re·con·tam·i·na·tion

  144. re·con·tour

  145. re·con·vene

  146. re·con·ver·sion

  147. re·con·vert

  148. re·con·vict

  149. re·con·vic·tion

  150. re·con·vince

  151. re·copy

  152. re·cork

  153. re·cross

  154. re·cul·ti·vate

  155. re·ded·i·cate

  156. re·ded·i·ca·tion

  157. re·de·fect

  158. re·de·liv·er

  159. re·de·liv·ery

  160. re·de·pos·it

  161. re·de·ter·mi·na·tion

  162. re·de·ter·mine

  163. re·di·ges·tion

  164. re·dis·cov·er

  165. re·dis·cov·ery

  166. re·dis·cuss

  167. re·dis·play

  168. re·dis·pose

  169. re·dis·po·si·tion

  170. re·dis·solve

  171. re·dis·till

  172. re·dis·til·la·tion

  173. re·di·vide

  174. re·di·vi·sion

  175. re·don

  176. re·draft

  177. re·draw

  178. re·dream

  179. re·drill

  180. re·dub

  181. re·el·i·gi·bil·i·ty

  182. re·el·i·gi·ble

  183. re·emerge

  184. re·emer·gence

  185. re·emis·sion

  186. re·emit

  187. re·em·pha·sis

  188. re·em·pha·size

  189. re·em·ploy

  190. re·em·ploy·ment

  191. re·en·coun·ter

  192. re·en·dow

  193. re·en·er·gize

  194. re·en·gage

  195. re·en·gage·ment

  196. re·en·grave

  197. re·en·list

  198. re·en·list·ment

  199. re·en·roll

  200. re·en·throne

  201. re·en·vi·sion

  202. re·equip

  203. re·equip·ment

  204. re·erect

  205. re·es·ca·late

  206. re·es·ca·la·tion

  207. re·es·tab·lish

  208. re·es·tab·lish·ment

  209. re·es·ti·mate

  210. re·eval·u·ate

  211. re·eval·u·a·tion

  212. re·ex·am·i·na·tion

  213. re·ex·am·ine

  214. re·ex·pe·ri·ence

  215. re·ex·plore

  216. re·ex·port

  217. re·ex·por·ta·tion

  218. re·ex·pose

  219. re·ex·po·sure

  220. re·ex·press

  221. re·face

  222. re·feed

  223. re·feel

  224. re·fight

  225. re·file

  226. re·find

  227. re·fire

  228. re·fix

  229. re·float

  230. re·fold

  231. re·forge

  232. re·for·mat

  233. re·for·mu·late

  234. re·for·mu·la·tion

  235. re·for·ti·fi·ca·tion

  236. re·for·ti·fy

  237. re·found

  238. re·foun·da·tion

  239. re·frame

  240. re·freeze

  241. re·fry

  242. re·fur·nish

  243. re·gain

  244. re·gath·er

  245. re·gear

  246. re·gild

  247. re·give

  248. re·glaze

  249. re·grade

  250. re·graft

  251. re·grant

  252. re·green

  253. re·grind

  254. re·groom

  255. re·groove

  256. re·growth

  257. re·han·dle

  258. re·hang

  259. re·har·mo·nize

  260. re·heat

  261. re·hinge

  262. re·hire

  263. re·hos·pi·tal·i·za·tion

  264. re·hos·pi·tal·ize

  265. re·hu·man·ize

  266. re·iden·ti·fy

  267. re·ig·nite

  268. re·ig·ni·tion

  269. re·im·age

  270. re·im·merse

  271. re·im·plant

  272. re·im·plan·ta·tion

  273. re·im·port

  274. re·im·por·ta·tion

  275. re·im·pose

  276. re·im·po·si·tion

  277. re·in·cor·po·rate

  278. re·in·cor·po·ra·tion

  279. re·in·dict

  280. re·in·dict·ment

  281. re·in·fes·ta·tion

  282. re·in·flate

  283. re·in·fla·tion

  284. re·in·hab·it

  285. re·ini·tiate

  286. re·in·ject

  287. re·in·jec·tion

  288. re·in·jure

  289. re·in·ju·ry

  290. re·ink

  291. re·in·ner·vate

  292. re·in·ner·va·tion

  293. re·in·oc·u·late

  294. re·in·oc·u·la·tion

  295. re·in·sert

  296. re·in·ser·tion

  297. re·in·spect

  298. re·in·spec·tion

  299. re·in·spire

  300. re·in·stall

  301. re·in·stal·la·tion

  302. re·in·sti·tute

  303. re·in·sti·tu·tion·al·i·za·tion

  304. re·in·ter

  305. re·in·ter·ment

  306. re·in·ter·view

  307. re·in·tro·duce

  308. re·in·tro·duc·tion

  309. re·in·vade

  310. re·in·va·sion

  311. re·in·ves·ti·gate

  312. re·in·ves·ti·ga·tion

  313. re·in·vig·o·rate

  314. re·in·vig·o·ra·tion

  315. re·in·vig·o·ra·tor

  316. re·jack·et

  317. re·judge

  318. re·jug·gle

  319. re·key

  320. re·key·board

  321. re·kin·dle

  322. re·knit

  323. re·la·bel

  324. re·lac·quer

  325. re·land·scape

  326. re·launch

  327. re·learn

  328. re·le·git·i·mize

  329. re·lend

  330. re·li·cense

  331. re·li·cen·sure

  332. re·light

  333. re·link

  334. re·liq·ue·fy

  335. re·load

  336. re·load·able

  337. re·lock

  338. re·look

  339. re·lu·bri·cate

  340. re·lu·bri·ca·tion

  341. re·mar·ket

  342. re·mar·riage

  343. re·mar·ry

  344. re·mate

  345. re·ma·te·ri·al·ize

  346. re·mea·sure

  347. re·mea·sure·ment

  348. re·meet

  349. re·melt

  350. re·merge

  351. re·mi·gra·tion

  352. re·mil·i·ta·ri·za·tion

  353. re·mil·i·ta·rize

  354. re·mo·bi·li·za·tion

  355. re·mo·bi·lize

  356. re·moist·en

  357. re·mold

  358. re·mon·e·ti·za·tion

  359. re·mon·e·tize

  360. re·mo·ti·vate

  361. re·mo·ti·va·tion

  362. re·my·thol·o·gize

  363. re·nail

  364. re·name

  365. re·na·tion·al·i·za·tion

  366. re·na·tion·al·ize

  367. re·nest

  368. re·num·ber

  369. re·ob·serve

  370. re·oc·cu·pa·tion

  371. re·oc·cu·py

  372. re·oc·cur

  373. re·oc·cur·rence

  374. re·oil

  375. re·op·er·ate

  376. re·op·er·a·tion

  377. re·or·ches·trate

  378. re·or·ches·tra·tion

  379. re·ori·ent

  380. re·ori·en·tate

  381. re·ori·en·ta·tion

  382. re·out·fit

  383. re·ox·i·da·tion

  384. re·ox·i·dize

  385. re·ox·y·gen·ate

  386. re·ox·y·gen·a·tion

  387. re·pack

  388. re·paint

  389. re·park

  390. re·patch

  391. re·pat·tern

  392. re·pave

  393. re·peg

  394. re·peo·ple

  395. re·pho·to·graph

  396. re·phrase

  397. re·plan

  398. re·plas·ter

  399. re·plate

  400. re·pledge

  401. re·plot

  402. re·plumb

  403. re·pol·ish

  404. re·poll

  405. re·pop·u·lar·ize

  406. re·pop·u·late

  407. re·pop·u·la·tion

  408. re·pot

  409. re·pres·sur·ize

  410. re·price

  411. re·pri·vat·i·za·tion

  412. re·pri·vat·ize

  413. re·pro·vi·sion

  414. re·pump

  415. re·punc·tu·a·tion

  416. re·pur·chase

  417. re·pu·ri·fy

  418. re·rack

  419. re·raise

  420. re·read

  421. re·read·ing

  422. re·re·cord

  423. re·reg·is·ter

  424. re·reg·is·tra·tion

  425. re·reg·u·late

  426. re·reg·u·la·tion

  427. re·re·lease

  428. re·re·view

  429. re·rig

  430. re·roll

  431. re·roof

  432. re·route

  433. re·sail

  434. re·sam·ple

  435. re·saw

  436. re·school

  437. re·score

  438. re·screen

  439. re·sculpt

  440. re·seal

  441. re·seal·able

  442. re·sea·son

  443. re·seat

  444. re·se·cure

  445. re·see

  446. re·seg·re·gate

  447. re·seg·re·ga·tion

  448. re·sell

  449. re·sell·er

  450. re·sen·si·tize

  451. re·sen·tence

  452. re·ser·vice

  453. re·set·tle

  454. re·set·tle·ment

  455. re·sew

  456. re·shin·gle

  457. re·shoe

  458. re·shoot

  459. re·show

  460. re·sight

  461. re·sil·ver

  462. re·site

  463. re·size

  464. re·slate

  465. re·soak

  466. re·so·cial·i·za·tion

  467. re·so·cial·ize

  468. re·sod

  469. re·sol·der

  470. re·sole

  471. re·so·lid·i·fi·ca·tion

  472. re·so·lid·i·fy

  473. re·sow

  474. re·spool

  475. re·spot

  476. re·spray

  477. re·sprout

  478. re·sta·bi·lize

  479. re·stack

  480. re·stage

  481. re·stamp

  482. re·stim·u·late

  483. re·stim·u·la·tion

  484. re·stock

  485. re·stoke

  486. re·strength·en

  487. re·stress

  488. re·study

  489. re·stuff

  490. re·style

  491. re·sub·mis·sion

  492. re·sub·mit

  493. re·sum·mon

  494. re·sup·ply

  495. re·sur·vey

  496. re·sus·pend

  497. re·sus·pen·sion

  498. re·syn·the·sis

  499. re·syn·the·size

  500. re·tack·le

  501. re·tag

  502. re·tar·get

  503. re·taste

  504. re·teach

  505. re·team

  506. re·test

  507. re·tex·ture

  508. re·the·o·ri·za·tion

  509. re·the·o·rize

  510. re·thread

  511. re·tie

  512. re·tight·en

  513. re·tile

  514. re·time

  515. re·trace

  516. re·trans·fer

  517. re·trans·form

  518. re·trans·for·ma·tion

  519. re·trans·mis·sion

  520. re·trans·mit

  521. re·try

  522. re·tune

  523. re·type

  524. re·uni·fi·ca·tion

  525. re·uni·fy

  526. re·up·hol·ster

  527. re·uti·li·za·tion

  528. re·uti·lize

  529. re·vac·ci·nate

  530. re·vac·ci·na·tion

  531. re·val·i·date

  532. re·val·i·da·tion

  533. re·val·o·ri·za·tion

  534. re·val·o·rize

  535. re·vic·tim·ize

  536. re·vict·ual

  537. re·vi·su·al·i·za·tion

  538. re·vote

  539. re·warm

  540. re·wash

  541. re·weave

  542. re·weigh

  543. re·wet

  544. re·wire

  545. re·wrap

  546. re·zone

Origin of re-

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin re-, red- back, again, against


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