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re1

[rey] /reɪ/
noun, Music.
1.
the syllable used for the second tone of a diatonic scale.
2.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone D.
Compare sol-fa (def 1).
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see gamut

Re

[rey] /reɪ/
noun, Egyptian Religion
1.
Ra.
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British Dictionary definitions for re's

re1

/reɪ; riː/
noun
1.
(music) a variant spelling of ray3

re2

/riː/
preposition
1.
with reference to
Usage note
Re, in contexts such as re your letter, your remarks have been noted or he spoke to me re your complaint, is common in business or official correspondence. In general English with reference to is preferable in the former case and about or concerning in the latter. Even in business correspondence, the use of re is often restricted to the letter heading
Word Origin
C18: from Latin , ablative case of rēs thing

re3

abbreviation
1.
Reunion Island

Re1

/reɪ/
noun
1.
another name for Ra2

Re2

Chemical symbol
1.
rhenium

Re3

symbol
1.
rupee

RE

abbreviation
1.
Reformed Episcopal
2.
Religious Education
3.
Right Excellent
4.
Royal Engineers
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Word Origin and History for re's

re

"with reference to," used from c.1700 in legalese, from Latin (in) re "in the matter of," from ablative case of res "matter, thing." Its use is execrated by Fowler in three different sections of "Modern English Usage."

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re's in Medicine

Re
The symbol for the element rhenium.

RE abbr.
right eye

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re's in Science
Re  
The symbol for rhenium.
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Related Abbreviations for re's

re

Reprint of an Amendment

Re

  1. earth radii
  2. rhenium

RE

  1. real estate
  2. repair escrow [required]
  3. reproductive endocrinologist
  4. right end
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