reddition

noun

red·​di·​tion
rəˈdishən
plural -s
1
archaic : restitution, surrender
2
obsolete
b
: the application of a comparison
c
: the clause that contains such application

Word History

Etymology

Middle English reddicion, from Middle French reddition act of rendering, from Late Latin reddition-, redditio, from Latin redditus (past participle of reddere to give back, hand over, yield, grant) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Reddition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reddition. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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