(Red"den) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reddened (-d'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Reddening.] [From Red, a.] To make red or somewhat red; to give a red color to.

(Red"den), v. i. To grow or become red; to blush.

Appius reddens at each word you speak.

He no sooner saw that her eye glistened and her cheek reddened than his obstinacy was at once subbued.
Sir W. SCott.

(||Red*den"dum) n. [Neut. of L. reddendus that must be given back or yielded, gerundive of reddere. See Reddition.] (Law) A clause in a deed by which some new thing is reserved out of what had been granted before; the clause by which rent is reserved in a lease. Cruise.

(Red"dish) a. Somewhat red; moderately red.Red"dish*ness, n.

(Red*di"tion) n.[L. redditio, fr. reddere to give back, to return: cf. F. reddition. See Render.]

1. Restoration: restitution: surrender. Howell.

2. Explanation; representation. [R.]

The reddition or application of the comparison.

(Red"di**tive) a. [L. redditivus.] (Gram.) Answering to an interrogative or inquiry; conveying a reply; as, redditive words.

(Red"dle) n. [From Red; cf. G. rthel. Cf. Ruddle.] (Min.) Red chalk. See under Chalk.

(Red"dour) n. [F. raideur, fr. raide stiff.] Rigor; violence. [Obs.] Gower.

(Rede) v. t. [See Read, v. t.]

1. To advise or counsel. [Obs. or Scot.]

I rede that our host here shall begin.

2. To interpret; to explain. [Obs.]

My sweven [dream] rede aright.

(Rede), n. [See Read, n.]

1. Advice; counsel; suggestion. [Obs. or Scot.] Burns.

There was none other remedy ne reed.

2. A word or phrase; a motto; a proverb; a wise saw. [Obs.] "This rede is rife." Spenser.

(Re*deem") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Redeemed. (-dmd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Redeeming.] [F. rédimer, L. redimere; pref. red-, re- re- + emere, emptum, to buy, originally, to take, cf. OIr. em (in comp.), Lith. imti. Cf. Assume, Consume, Exempt, Premium, Prompt, Ransom.]

1. To purchase back; to regain possession of by payment of a stipulated price; to repurchase.

If a man sell a dwelling house in a walled city, then he may redeem it within a whole year after it is sold.
Lev. xxv. 29.

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