&c., in plural only.
Pinch, v., to catch with the points
of the fingers, nip, grip, grasp.
Pine, s. [L. pinus] a fir-tree, a
resinous cone-bearing tree.
Pineapple, s. [E. pine, apple] a
tropical fruit, shaped and marked
like the cone of the pine.
Pinion, s. [Fr. pignon, L. penna, a
feather] a wing, the last joint of
Pious, adj. [L. plus] religious, de-
Pipe, s. [Fr. pipe, L. pipare~] a thin
hollow tube used as a musical
instrument, a tube for smoking.
Pique, s. [Fr.piquer] offence taken,
Pique, s. [Fr. pique, a point] the
point of a saddle.
Pit, s., a hole in the ground, a hole.
Pitch, s. [E. pic] a sticky black
stuff obtained from the fir-tree.
Pity, s. \Yt.pitie, L. pieia(em,pius]
piety, kindness, compassion, mercy.
Adj., piteous, full of pity, fit for
pity ; pitiless, without pity,
Place, s. [Fr. place, L. platea, a
broad street] an open street, space,
Place, v., to put, settle, fix.
Plain, adj. [Fr. plain, L. planus,
even] smooth, level, flat, open.
Subs, a level place, flat land.
Plaintive,adj. [r.plaintif, L.planc-
tus, plangere, to wail] complain-
ing, sad, repining.
Plan, s. [Fr. plan, L. planus~] a flat
drawing, scheme, arrangement.
Plane, s. [L. planus'] a flat surface,
a tool for making a flat surface.
Plane, v., to make level, flatten, to
work with a plane. Planed.
Plank, s. [L. plancd\ a flat board.
Plant, s. [L. planla~] a sprout, a
sapling, any vegetable growth.
Plant, v., to set to grow, put into
the ground, establish. Planted.
Plantation, s. [L. plantationem,
planta~] a place planted, young
wood, a colony.
Planter, s., one who plants.
Plate, s. [Fr. plat, G. plati] a flat
dish, a flat piece of metal, worked
Plausible, adj. [Fr. plausible, L.
plausibilis, plausus, plaudere, to
cheer] that may be praised,
Play, v. [E. plegan\ to exercise
oneself, sport, idle, act in a play,
Play, s., a game, amusement, a
drama, tragedy, or comedy.
Player, s., one who plays, an actor
in a play.
Plea, s. [O. Fr. plait, L. placitum,
placere] an excuse, argument, en-
treaty, an answer to a charge in a
Plead, v. [Fr. plaider, plaid, O. Fr.
plait, L. placitum] to argue a suit
at law, urge, discuss, offer as an
excuse. Pled or pleaded.
Pleasant, adj. [Fr. plaisant, plaisir,
L. placere, to please] pleasing,
Please, v. [Fr. plaisir, L. placere']
to delight, gratify. Pleased.
Pleasure, s. [Fr. plaisir, 'L. placere']
Plebeian, adj. [Fr. plebeien, L. ple-
beius, plebs, the commons] vulgar,
common, low, ill-bred.
Pleiades, s. pi., the seven daughters
of Atlas and Pleione, fabled to
have been turned into a group of
stars in the constellation Taurus.
Plenty, s. [Fr. plente, L.plenitatem,
plenus, full] fullness, abundance.
Plight, s. [E. ply] condition, state.
Ploughman, s. [E. plough"] one
who ploughs, a tiller of the ground,
Plum, s. [Fr. prune, L. prununt] a
Plumage, s. [Fr. plumage, L. plu-
ma, a feather] feathers on a bird.
Plume, s. [Fr. plume, L. pluma~] a
feather, a crest of feathers.
Plume, v., to adorn, boast, to think
oneself important. Plumed.
Plunge, v. [Fr. plonger, L. plum-
bicare, plumbum, lead] to fall
suddenly, to fall into water, to
Plunge, s., a jump, rush.
Plutarch, s., a Greek of Chaeronea
in Bceotia, who wrote lives of
eminent men, flourished about
the end of the first century.
Plutus, s., God of riches among
Ply,v. [E.plegati] to bend, give one's
mind to, attend to, work. Plied.
Poem, s. [Fr. poeme, L. poema, Gr.
poiema, poiein, to make] a metri-
cal composition, a composition in
Poet, s. [Fr. poete, L. poeta, Gr.
poites, poiein] a writer of verses.
Poetry, s. [Fr. poeterie, potte]
Point, s. [Fr. point, L. punctum^
pungere, to prick] a sharp end,
dot, stop, moment of time.
Point, v., to sharpen, to aim.
Poise, v. [Fr. poiser, poids, L. pon-
dus, a weight] to weigh, balance.
Poison, s. [Fr. poison, L. potio-
nem, potare, to drink] a deadly
draught, venom, anything that
Polish, v. [Fr. polissant, polir, L.
polire] to smooth, make glassy.
Polite, adj. [L. politus, polire, to
polish] polished, gentlemanly,
Politics, s. pi. [Gr. politica, polls, a
state] the science of govern-
Pomegranate, s. [L. pomum,
granatum, granum, a seed]a round
fruit containing many seeds or
Pomp, s. [Fr. pompe, L. pompa,
Gr. pompe'] a procession, show,
Pool, s. [E. pol] a hole containing
water, pit, pond.
Poor, adj. [Fr. pauvre, L. pauper]
needy, in want, having little or
no money, weak, spiritless.
Popish, adj. [E. pope] like a pope,
belonging to the pope, favouring
Poplar, s. [Fr. poplier, L. populus]
Population, s. [E. populate, L.
populus, people] people, the in-
habitants of a district.
Populous, s. [L.populosus, populus]
full of people, abounding with
Pork, s. [Fr. pore, L. porous, a pig]
the flesh of the pig.
Porpoise, s. [E.porpesse, It. porco-
pesce, L. porous, piscis] the hog-
fish, sea-swine, a kind of whale.
Porridge, s. [corruption of E.
pottage, what is boiled in a pot]
broth, boiled meat, soup.
Port, s. [L. portus~] a harbour.
Port, s. [Fr. port, L. portare, to
carry] bearing, carriage, manner.
Port, v., to run a ship to the left,
put the helm to larboard. Ported.
Portable, adj. [L. portabilis, por-
tare] able to be carried, easily
Portion, s. [L. portionem] a part,
Portion, v., to divide, allot in
Portrait, s. [Fr. portrait, portraire,
L. protrahere, to draw] a drawing,
likeness, likeness of a person.
Poseidon, s., the name of the God
of the sea among the Greeks.
Position, s. [L. positionem, post-
tus, ponere] place, situation, state.
Possess, v. [L. possessum,possidere,
seder e, to sit] to occupy, own,
Possession, s. [L. possessionem,
possidere] ownership, a thing
Possible, adj. [Fr. possible, L.
possibilis, posse, to be able] able to
Postern, s. [Fr. posterne, L. pos-
terula, post, behind] a back
Posthumous, adj. [L. posthumus
postumus, post, after] late-born,
born after the father's death, be-
longing to a time after death.
Posture, s. [Fr. posture, L. posi-
tura, positus, ponere] position,
state, condition, attitude.
Potato, s. [Haitian batata] a plant
whose tubers are used for food,
introduced from Haiti into Europe
by the Spaniards.
Potter, s. [E. pot] one who makes
Pounce, v. [O. Fr. ponce, a claw,
L.pugnus,z fist] to drop suddenly
upon, spring on. Pounced.
Pound, v. [E. punian] to stamp to
powder, to beat small in a mortar.
Pour, v, to cause to rush, shed
forth, drive forth. Poured.
Poverty, s. [Fr. pauvrete, L. pau-
pertatem, pauper] want of money,
a needy condition, poorness.
Powder, s. [Fr. poudre, O. Fr.puldre,
L. pulverem, pulvis] dust.
Power, s. [Fr. pouvoir, O. FT. pooir
as from an infinitive, L. L. potere,
for posse] ability, strength. Adj.
Practice, v. [Fr. practice, L. prac-
tica, Gr. praktike, prassein, to act]
to do often, to have a habit of
doing, exercise. Practised.
Praise, s. [O. Fr. preis, prix, L.
pretium, value] expression of value,
value, honour, glory.
Praise, v., to attribute value, to
honour, laud, glorify. Praised.
Prance, v. [softened form of E.
prank] to strut, spring, ride in a
showy manner. Pranced.
Pray, s. [Fr. prier, L. precart] to
beg, ask earnestly, entreat, en-
treat God. Prayed.
Prayer, s. [Fr. priere] an entreaty,
request, address to God.
Precious, s. [Fr. precieux, L. pre-
tiosus, pretium] of great value,
Precipice, s. [Fr. precipice, L. prae-
cipitium,praeceps, headlong, caput]
a steep cliff, a steep descent.
Precipitate, v. [L. praecipitatus,
praeceps] to throw head-foremost,
to hurry. Precipitated.
Predecessor, s. [L. praedecessor,
cessus, cedere, to go] one who has
Prefer, v. [L. prae,ferri\ to take
before, choose, promote. Pre-
Preferments. [E. prefer} advance-
ment, promotion, office.
Prejudice, s. [L. praejudicium,
judicare, judex, a judge] a pre-
judging, prepossession, bias, nar-
Prelate, s. [L. praelatus] one pre-
ferred to an office, a bishop.
Preparation, s. [L. praeparatio-
nem, paratus, parare] readiness,
Prepare, v. [L. prae, par are} to
make ready, arrange. Prepared.
Prerogative, s. [L. praerogativus,
rogatus, rogare, having the right
to be asked first] a special
Presence, s. [Fr. presence, L.
praesentia, praesens] being in sight,
Present, adj. [Fr. present, L. prae-
sentem, praesens] at hand, insight,
time now passing, a gift.
Present, v., to set forth, to show,
offer, give. Presented.
Preserve, v. [L. prae, servare] to
keep, protect. Preserved* Subs.
Preside, v. [L. praesidere, sedere]
to sit in authority, to be chairman.
Press, v. [Fr. presser, L. pressure,
premere] to crush, squeeze, urge.
Presume, v. [L. praesumere] to
take upon oneself, take for granted,
Presumptuous, adj. [L.praesump-
tuosus, sumptus, sumere, to take]
full of presumption, taking too
much on self, overbearing, over-
Pretend, v. [L. prae, tendere, to
hold out before as a cloak] to
offer a pretext, feign, affect. Pre-
Pretty, adj. [E. pratty, pr<zte\ pleas-
ing, beautiful, tasteful.
Prevail, v. [L. prae, valere] to over-
come, succeed, gain advantage.
Prevent, v. \L.prae,ventus, venire]
to come before, come in the way
of, hinder, obstruct. Prevented.
Prey, s. [Fr.proie, L.praeda] booty,
Priam, s., the king of Troja at the
time of the siege celebrated by
Price, s. [Fr. pnx, L. pretiuni]
value, value in money.
Prick, v. [E. prica, a point] to run
a point into, to goad, spur.
Prickly, adj., covered with prickles.
Pride, s., haughtiness, self-esteem.
Priest, s. [E. preost, L. presbyter,
Gr. presbuteros, an elder] one who
officiates in the service of God,
a fully ordained minister of the
Primate, s. [L. primatem, primus,
first] the first officer in the
Prince, s. [Fr. prince, L. principem,
primus, capere'] a chief ruler, the
son of a king.
Principal, adj. \\j.principalis,prin-
ceps] chief, most important.
Principle, s. [L. principalis~] the
chief point, first truth, law.
Prison, s. [Fr. prison, L. prensio-
nem, prensus, prendere, to catch]
a place of confinement, jail.
Private, adj. [L. privatus, privus,
single] apart, by oneself, retired,
secret, not engaged in public busi-
Prize, s. [Fr. prise, pris, L.prensits,
prendere] a capture, booty, a
Probable, adj. [Fr. probable, L.
probabilis, probare, to prove] able
to be proved, likely. Subs, pro-
Proceed, v. [L. pro, cedere\ to go
forward, go on, advance. Pro-
Produce, v. [L. pro, ducere~\ to draw
out, bring forth, lengthen. Pro-
Product, s. [L. productus, ducere]
a thing brought forth, result,
Profession, s. [L. professionem,
pro, fessus, fateri, to confess]
statement, declaration, business,
Profit, s. [Fr. profit, L. profectus,
facere\ gain, earnings, benefit.
Profit, v., to get gain, benefit.
Progress, s.[L. progressus, gradior,
gradus, a step] advance, move-
Project, v. [L. projectus,jacere~] to
put forward, plan, scheme. Pro-
Projection, s. [L. projectionem,
projectus, jacere, to throw] a thing
thrown forwajd, something jutting
out, a design.
Prolong, v. [L. prolongare, lon-
gus] to lengthen, dela}'. Pro-
Prominent, adj. [L. prominentem,
prominens, minere, to threaten]
jutting forth, standing out, con-
Promise, s. [L. promissum, mittere,
to send] an engagement, offer,
Promise, v., to engage, agree, offer
to give at a later time. Promised.
Promontory, s. [L. promontorium,
montem, mons] high land stand-
ing out into the sea, a cape,
Promote, v. [L. promotus, motus,
movere} to move forward, advance,
"Pronounce, v. [Fr. prononcer, L.
pronuntiare, nuntius, a messenger]
to tell openly, declare, say publicly.
Proof, s. [E. prove~] a proving, test,
experiment showing truth.
Propensity, s. [L. propensitatem,
pensum, pendere, to hang] inclina-
tion, tendency, liking.
Proper, adj. [Fr. propre, L. pro-
priuni] one's own, belonging to
oneself, suitable, fitting.
Prophet, s. [L. propheta, Gr. pro-
phetes, pro, phemi, to speak] one
who speaks forth, one who speaks
before, one who predicts.
Proportion, s. [L. proportionem,
portio, a part] relation of one
thing to another.
Propose, v. [Fr. proposer, L. pro,
paumre~] to put forward, offer.
Prospect, s. [L. prospectus, pro-
spicere] view, thing viewed, scene.
Prosper, v. [L. prosperus~] to
succeed, get on well, thrive.
Prospered. Subs, prosperity.
Prostrate, adj. [L. prostratus,
sternere, to lay low] laid low, over-
Protection, s. [L. protectionem,
tectus, tegere, to cover] covering,
Protract, v. [L. protractus, trahere,
to draw] to draw out, prolong,
Proud, adj. [E. prute~\ haughty,
full of pride, overbearing.
Prove, v. [Fr. prover, L. probare}
to try, examine, test. Proved,
proved or proven.
Proverbial, adj. [E. proverb, Fr.
proverbe, L. pro, verburn] belong-
ing to proverbs, common as a pro-
Provide, v. L. pro, videre~\ to look
out for, take care, see to. Pro-
Providential, adj. [E. providence,
L. providentia, pro, videre, to see]
done by providence.
Province, s. [Fr. province, L. pro-
vincid] a division of a country, a
Provision, s. [L.provisionem, visus,
videre] looking forward, care, a
thing provided, food provided.
Provocation, s. [L. provocationem,
vocatus, vocare, to call] a chal-
lenge, a thing that rouses anger.
Prow, s. [Fr. proue, Sp. proa, L.
prora, pro] the forepart of a ves-
Prudent, adj. [Fr. prudent, L. pru-
dentem, providens, videre] fore-
seeing, careful, thoughtful.
Public, adj. [L. publicus, populus]
belonging to the people, open,
free to all.
Publish, v. [E. public] to rn^ke
public, make known to all men.
Pull, v. [form of E. pill, peel] to
pluck, strip, tug, draw. Pulled.
Pulse, s. [Fr. pouls, L. pulsus,
pellere, to beat] a beating, the
throbbing of the blood, passing
through the arteries.
Pumice, s. [L. pumicem, pumex]
an ash sent forth from volcanos.
Punishment, s. [E. punish, Fr.
punir, L. punire] penalty, pain for
Pup, s. [E. puppy, Fr. poupee, L.
pupata, pupus, a small boy] a
small animal, a young dog.
Purple, adj. [E. purpur, L. pur-
pura, Gr. porphura] a dark bluish
Purpose, s. [Fr. purpos, L. pro,
pausafe] an end, aim, intention.
Purring, s. [purr from the sound] a
sound made by a cat.
Pursue, v. [Fr. poursuivre, L. pro-
sequere, sequi] to follow up, chase.
Pursuit, s. [Fr. poursuit] pursuing,
Pursuivant, s. [Fr. poursuivant,
poursuivre'] a follower, attendant
upon a herald.
Push, v. [Fr. pousser, O. Fr. polser,
L.pulsare, pellere] to strike, thrust,
press outwards. Pushed.
Put, v., to push, drive, place. Put
Pyramid, s. [Fr. pyramide, L. and
Gr. pyramida, pyramis] a large
Egyptian building, a solid building
with sides triangular meeting in an
apex or point.
Quality, s. [L. qualitatem, qualis]
nature, sort, kind.
Quantity, s. [L. quantitatem, quan-
tus] amount, greatness, size.
Quarry, s. [O. Fr. quarriere, L.
quadraria, quadrum, a square,
quatuor, four] a place for squaring
stone, a place where stone is dug
Quarterdeck, s., the deck on a
ship's quarter, i.e., aft of the main-
Quay, s. [Fr. quai, E. key] ' a space
on the shore compacted by beams
and planks as it were by keys,' a
Queen, s. [E. cwen, mother, wo-
man] the wife of a king, a woman
ruling as sovereign.
Quest, s. [O. Fr. queste, L. quaestus,
quaerere] a search, seeking, pur-
Question, s. [L. quaestionem,
quaerere] enquiry, investigation.
Quick, adj. [E. cwic] alive, lively,
nimble, speedy, soon.
Quiet, adj. [L. quietus, quies, rest]
re'sting, silent, calm.
Quit, v. [Fr. quitter, L. quietare,
quietus] to satisfy, leave satisfied,
leave, discharged, acquit. Quitted.
Quite, adv. [E. quiet] fully, abso-
lutely, discharged from any con-
Quiver, s. [Fr. couvrir, to cover] a
case for arrows.
Quiver, v., to shake, tremble.
Quoth, v. [E. cwaefhan to speak]
defective, used in the phrases only
quoth I, quoth he, or she, or they ;
said I, said he, &c.
Race, s. l [Fr. race, Teut. reiza, a
line] a line, family stock, breed.
Race, v. [E. race, raes, a rush, cur-
rent] to run fast, contend in run-
ning, to cause to contend. Raced.
Racer, s., one who races, a race-
Radiance, s. [L. radiantia, radiare,
radius, a ray] brightness, brilliancy.
Radish, s. [Fr. radis, L. radicem,
radix, a root] a plant of which
the root is eaten.
Raft, s., a float made of spars of
Rag, s., a piece broken, or torn, a
torn piece of cloth.
Ragged, adj. [E. hracod~] torn, in
rags, worn into holes.
Rage, s. [Fr. rage, L. rabiem,
rabies] fury, anger, madness.
Raiment, s. [E. arrayment, array,
O. Fr. arroi, It. arredare] cloth-
Rain, s. [E. reine, regen~\ wet, drops
falling from clouds.
Rain, v., to fall in drops. Rained.
Raise, v. [E. rise] to cause to rise,
lift, take up. Raised.
Rally, v. [Fr. r oilier, L. re, alii-
gare, to bind afresh to] to re-
assemble beaten troops, to re-
Range, v. [Fr. ranger, rang, Teut.
rank, hring, a row] to set in a row,
dispose, move about in succession,
Range, s., wandering, stretch, reach.
Rank, s., a row, arrangement, order,
Rap, v., to strike a sharp blow,
knock, tap. Rapped.
Rapid, adj. [L. rapidus, rapere, to
snatch] hurrying, quick, swift.
Rare, adj. [Fr. rare L. ranis']
scattered, scarce, uncommon, thin,
Rash, adj. [Danish, rask, akin to
E. race, a rush] eager, rushing,
violent, wild, thoughtless.
Rather, adj. [E. rathe,eaT\y] sooner,
more willingly; rathe, rather,
Rational, adj. [L. rationalis, ratio']
Raven, s. [E. hraefn, the shouter]
a large black bird, of the crow
family, with a hoarse croaking
Ray, s. [Fr. rai, L. radius, a staff]
a line of light, a sunbeam.
Reach, v., to stretch, extend.
Reached (r aught}.
Read, v. [E. rcedan, to advise,
speak] to interpret, explain what
is written, study. Read.
Ready, adj. [E. reed] plain, straight,
prepared, ordered, prompt. Subs k
Real, adj. [L. realis, res'] actual,
true, genuine. Adv. really ; Subs.
Realize, v. [Fr. realiser, L. realis,
res, a thing] to make real, bring
before one as real, turn into
Realm, s. [O. Fr. realme, L. regali-
men, regalis, regis, rex, a king]
the land ruled by a king, kingdom.
Reap, v. [E. ripan] to pluck,
gather harvest, to cut corn with a
sickle, to get as fruit. Reaped.
Rear, s. [Fr. riere, L. retro, be-
hind] what is behind, the back.
Reason, s. [Fr. raison, L. rationem,
ratus, reri, to think] motive,
cause, the faculty of judging,
Rebel, s. [L. re, bellare'] one who
fights against authority.
Rebellion, s. [L. rebellionem, re,
bellare~] resistance to authority,
revolt against the government.
Becall, v. [L. re, E. call] to call
Receive, v. [Fr. recevoir, L. reci-
pere, re, capere] to take back, get,
obtain, accept. Received.
Recent, adj. [L. recentem, recens]
fresh, new, late.
Beckon, v. [E. recan, to say] to
count, consider, think. Reckoned.
Recognise, v. [Fr. reconnaissant,
reconnaitre, L. re, cognoscere,
noscere] to know again, to know
at sight. Recognised.
Hecoil, v. [Yr.reculer, cul, a bottom]
to rebound, start back, shrink.
Recollection, s. [E. recollect, L. re,
collectus, colligere] gathering
again in the mind, calling to
Recompense, s. [Fr. recompense,
L. re, cum, pensare, to weigh] a
return, re ward, payment for service.
Recover, v. [Fr. recouvrir, L. re-
cuperare] to regain, get again.
Recumbent, adj. [L. recumbentem,
cumbens, cumbere, to lie] lying at
Recur, v. [L. re, currere] to happen
again, come again, go again. Re-
Red, adj., of the colour of
Redeem, v. [L. redimere, re, emere,
to buy] to buy back, ransom, free
by paying a price. Redeemed.
Reduce, v. [L. re, ducere] to bring
back, bring into subjection, bring
down, diminish. Reduced.
Reed, s. [E. hreod] a coarse water
plant akin to the grasses, the stalk
of wheat and other grain-pro-
ducing plants. Adj. reedy.
Reef, s. [E. riff, Icel. hrifa, a rake]
a jagged ridge of rocks.
Re-establish, v., to establish again.
Reference, s. [E. refer] referring,
Refinement, s. [E. refine, fine] re-
fining, purity, grace, delicacy.
Refit, v., to fit again. See Fit.
Reflect, v. [L. re, fiectere, to bend
back] to throw back, throw light
back, to turn the mind back,
Refrain, v. [Fr. rejrener, L. re,
frenare, frenum, a bit] to hold
back, forbear, abstain. Re-
Refresh, v. [re, E. fresh] to make
fresh again, restore. Refreshed.
Refuge, s. [Fr. refuge, L. refu-
gium, fugere, to flee] a shelter,.
protection, safe place.
Refulgent, adj. [L. refulgentem, re,
fulgere, to shine] shining brightly,
Refuse, v. [Fr. refuser, L. refu-
tare] to say no, decline, reject.
Regard, v. [Fr. regarder, garder]
to look at, attend to. Regarded.
Regiment, s. [L. regimentum, re-
gere, to rule] government, a
division of the English army under
command of a colonel.
Region, s. [Fr. region, L. regionem]
a district, territory.
Reign, v. [Fr. regne, L. regnum,
regere] to rule as a king, to be in
Reject, v. [L. rejectus, rejicere,
jacere] to cast back, refuse, de-
Rejoice, v. [Fr. rejouir, joie. See
Joy] to feel joy, be glad, gladden.
Rejoin, v. [re, join] to join again,
to answer. Rejoined.
Relate, v. [L. re, latus] to bring
back, tell, narrate, to refer.
Relation, s. [L. relationem, latus~\
reference, narration, connection.
Relaxation, s. [L. relaxationem,
laxatus, laxare, to loosen] loosen-
ing, ease, leisure.
Relent, v. [Fr. ralentir, L.re, lentus,
slow] to yield, soften, cease to be
Belief, s. [Fr. relief, relever, L.
re, levare] aid, help, assistance.
Believe, v. [Fr. relever, L. re,
levare'] to lift, help, ease, lighten
Beligion, s. [L. religionem, re,
ligare, to bind] service to God,
worship of God, piety.
Bemain, v. [L. re, manere] to stay,
wait, last. Remained.
Bemains, s. pi., things remaining,
a dead body.
Bemarkable, adj. [E. remark,
mark] worthy of notice, out of
Bemember, v. [Fr. remembrer, L.
re, memorare, memor] to recall
to mind, to have in mind. Re-
Bemnant, s. [Fr. remenant, L. re,
manentem, manere] that which
remains, what is left.
Bemote, adj. [L. remotus, movere,
moved away, distant, far off.
Bemove, v. [L. re, movere] to
move back, put away. Re-
Bend, v., to tear asunder, tear to
pieces. Rended or rent.
Bender, v. [Fr. rendre, L. reddere,
dare] to give back, give up, give
what is due. Rendered.
Benew, v. [re, E. new] to make
new. See K"ew. Renewed.
Benowned, adj. [E. renown, re-
nome, Fr. renom, L. re, nomen, a
name] having a great name,
Bent, s. [Fr. rente, L. L. rendita, L.
redditus, reddere] yield, profit, in-
come, profit on land or houses.
Bepair, v. [Fr. reparer, L. re, pa-
rare] to refit, mend, renew. Re-
Bepeat, v. [Fr. repeter, L. re, petere~]
to seek again, go over again. Re-
Beply, v. [Fr. replier, L. re, plicare,
to fold] to return answer. Re-
Beport, v. [L. re,portare~] to bring