Redact to Redintegrate
(Re*dact") v. t. [L. redactus, p. p. of redigere; pref. red-, re- , again, back + agere to put in
motion, to drive.] To reduce to form, as literary matter; to digest and put in shape (matter for publication); to
(||Ré`dac`teur") n. [F.] See Redactor.
(Re*dac"tion) n. [F. rédaction.] The act of redacting; work produced by redacting; a digest.
(Re*dac"tor) n. One who redacts; one who prepares matter for publication; an editor. Carlyle.
(Re*dan") n. [F., for OF. redent a double notching or jagging, as in the teeth of a saw, fr. L. pref.
re- re- + dens, dentis, a tooth. Cf. Redented.] [Written sometimes redent and redens.]
1. (Fort.) A work having two parapets whose faces unite so as to form a salient angle toward the enemy.
2. A step or vertical offset in a wall on uneven ground, to keep the parts level.
(Red*ar"gue) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Redargued (-g?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Redarguing.] [L. redarguere; pref.
red-, re- re- + arguere to accuse, charge with: cf. F. rédarguer.] To disprove; to refute; toconfute; to reprove; to
How shall I . . . suffer that God should redargue me at doomsday, and the angels reproach my lukewarmness?Jer. Taylor.
Now this objection to the immediate cognition of external objects has, as far as I know, been redargued
in three different ways.Sir W. Hamilton.
(Red`ar*gu"tion) n. [L. redargutio.] The act of redarguing; refutation. [Obs. or R.] Bacon.
(Red`ar*gu"to*ry) a. Pertaining to, or containing, redargution; refutatory. [R.]
(Red"back`) n. (Zoöl.) The dunlin. [U. S.]
(Red"bel`ly) n. (Zoöl.) The char.
(Red"bird`) n. (Zoöl.) (a) The cardinal bird. (b) The summer redbird (Piranga rubra). (c)
The scarlet tanager. See Tanager.
1. (Zoöl.) (a) The European robin. (b) The American robin. See Robin. (c) The knot, or red-breasted
snipe; called also robin breast, and robin snipe. See Knot.
2. (Zoöl.) The long-eared pondfish. See Pondfish.
(Red"bud`) n. (Bot.) A small ornamental leguminous tree of the American species of the genus
Cercis. See Judas tree, under Judas.
1. (Zoöl) The European goldfinch.
2. A specter having long teeth, popularly supposed to haunt old castles in Scotland. [Scot.] Jamieson.
(Red"coat`) n. One who wears a red coat; specifically, a red-coated British soldier.
(Red"de) obs. imp. of Read, or Rede. Chaucer.