\ ˈrep How to pronounce rep (audio) \

Definition of rep

 (Entry 1 of 9)

slang
: reputation especially : status in a group (such as a gang)

Definition of rep (Entry 2 of 9)

: representative sales reps
\ ˈrep How to pronounce rep (audio) \
variants: or

Definition of rep (Entry 3 of 9)

: a plain-weave fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs

Definition of rep (Entry 4 of 9)

rep

verb
repped; repping

Definition of rep (Entry 5 of 9)

Definition of rep (Entry 6 of 9)

: the dosage of an ionizing radiation that will develop the same amount of energy upon absorption in human tissue as one roentgen of X-ray or gamma-ray exposure

Definition of rep (Entry 7 of 9)

Definition of rep (Entry 8 of 9)

1 repair
2 repeat
3 report; reporter
4 republic

Definition of Rep (Entry 9 of 9)

Republican

First Known Use of rep

Noun (1)

1677, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1789, in the meaning defined above

Noun (3)

1858, in the meaning defined above

Noun (4)

1906, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1922, in the meaning defined above

Noun (5)

1947, in the meaning defined above

Noun (6)

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rep

Noun (3)

French reps, modification of English ribs, plural of rib

Noun (5)

roentgen equivalent physical

Noun (6)

short for repetition

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“Rep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rep. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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Kids Definition of rep.

representative

rep

noun
\ ˈrep How to pronounce rep (audio) \
plural rep or reps

Medical Definition of rep

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the dosage of an ionizing radiation that will develop the same amount of energy upon absorption in human tissues as one roentgen of X-ray or gamma-ray exposure — compare rem

Medical Definition of rep (Entry 2 of 2)

let it be repeated used in writing prescriptions

History and Etymology for rep

Abbreviation

Latin repetatur

Legal Definition of rep.

1 report, reporter
2 representative
3 republic

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