Repetitional to Reportorial
(Rep`e*ti"tion*a*ry) (-?-r?), a. Of the nature of, or containing,
(Rep`e*ti"tion*er) n. One who repeats. [Obs.]
(Rep`e*ti"tious) a. Repeating; containing repetition. [U.S.] Dr. T. Dwight.
(Re*pet"i*tive) a. Containing repetition; repeating. [R.]
(||Rep"e*ti`tor) n. [Cf. L. repetitor a reclaimer.] (Ger.Univ.) A private instructor.
(Re*pine") v. i. [Pref. re- + pine to languish.]
1. To fail; to wane. [Obs.] "Reppening courage yields no foot to foe." Spenser.
2. To continue pining; to feel inward discontent which preys on the spirits; to indulge in envy or complaint; to
But Lachesis thereat gan to repine.Spenser.
What if the head, the eye, or ear repinedPope.
To serve mere engines to the ruling mind?
(Re*pine"), n. Vexation; mortification. [Obs.] Shak.
(Re*pin"er) n. One who repines.
(Re*pin"ing*ly), adv. With repening or murmuring.
(||Rep"kie) n. [From the native name.] (Zoöl.) Any edible sea urchin. [Alaska]
(Re*place") v. t. [Pref. re- + place: cf. F. replacer.]
1. To place again; to restore to a former place, position, condition, or the like.
The earl . . . was replaced in his government.Bacon.
2. To refund; to repay; to restore; as, to replace a sum of money borrowed.
3. To supply or substitute an equivalent for; as, to replace a lost document.
With Israel, religion replaced morality.M. Arnold.
4. To take the place of; to supply the want of; to fulfull the end or office of.
This duty of right intention does not replace or supersede the duty of consideration.Whewell.
5. To put in a new or different place.
The propriety of the use of replace instead of displace, supersede, take the place of, as in the third
and fourth definitions, is often disputed on account of etymological discrepancy; but the use has been
sanctioned by the practice of careful writers.
Replaced crystal (Crystallog.), a crystal having one or more planes in the place of its edges or angles.
(Re*place`a*bil"i*ty) n. The quality, state, or degree of being replaceable.