(Re`at*tach") v. t. To attach again.
(Re`at*tach"ment) n. The act of reattaching; a second attachment.
(Re`at*tain") v. t. To attain again.
(Re`at*tain"ment) n. The act of reattaining.
(Re`at*tempt") v. t. To attempt again.
(Re"aume) n. Realm. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Ré`au`mur") a. Of or pertaining to René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur; conformed to the scale
adopted by Réaumur in graduating the thermometer he invented. n. A Réaumur thermometer or scale.
The Réaumur thermometer is so graduated that 0° marks the freezing point and 80° the boiling point of
water. Frequently indicated by R. Cf. Centigrade, and Fahrenheit. See Illust. of Thermometer.
(Reave) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reaved Reft or Raft (raft) (obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Reaving.] [AS.
reáfian, from reáf spoil, plunder, clothing, reófan to break (cf. bireófan to deprive of); akin to G. rauben to
rob, Icel. raufa to rob, rjufa to break, violate, Goth. biráubon to despoil, L. rumpere to break; cf. Skr.
lup to break. &radic114. Cf. Bereave, Rob, v. t., Robe, Rove, v. i., Rupture.] To take away by
violence or by stealth; to snatch away; to rob; to despoil; to bereave. [Archaic] "To reave his life." Spenser.
He golden apples raft of the dragon.Chaucer.
If the wooers reaveChapman.
By privy stratagem my life at home.
To reave the orphan of his patrimony.Shak.
The heathen caught and reft him of his tongue.Tennyson.
(Reav"er) n. One who reaves. [Archaic]
(Re`a*wake") v. i. To awake again.
(Re*ban"ish) v. t. To banish again.
(Re*bap"tism) n. A second baptism.
(Re*bap`ti*za"tion) n. [Cf. F. rebaptisation.] A second baptism. [Obs.] Hooker.
(Re`bap*tize") v. t. [Pref. re- + baptize: cf. F. rebaptiser, L. rebaptizare.] To baptize again
or a second time.
(Re`bap*tiz"er) n. One who rebaptizes.
(Re*bar"ba*rize) v. t. To reduce again to barbarism. Re*bar`ba*ri*za"tion n.
Germany . . . rebarbarized by polemical theology and religious wars.Sir W. Hamilton.
(Re*bate") v. t. [F. rebattre to beat again; pref. re- re- + battre to beat, L. batuere to beat,
strike. See Abate.]