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REGRATE, r[=e]-gr[=a]t', _v.t._ in masonry, to remove the outer surface so as to give a fresh appearance.

REGRATE, r[=e]-gr[=a]t', _v.t._ to buy and sell again in the same market, thus raising the price--once a criminal offence in England.--_ns._ REGR[=A]'TER, -TOR, a huckster who buys and sells provisions in the same fair; REGR[=A]'TING. [O. Fr. _regrater_--Low L. _recatare_, to retail--L.

_re-_, back, _capt[=a]re_, to catch.]

REGREDE, r[=e]-gr[=e]d', _v.i._ to retrograde.--_n._ REGR[=E]'DIENCE.

REGREET, r[=e]-gr[=e]t', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to greet or salute again.--_n._ (_Shak._) exchange of salutation.

REGRESS, r[=e]-gres', _n._ passage back: return: power of returning: re-entry.--_v.i._ to go back: to return to a former place or state: (_astron._) to move from east to west.--_n._ REGRES'SION, act of going back or returning.--_adj._ REGRESS'IVE, going back: returning.--_adv._ REGRESS'IVELY, in a regressive manner: by return. [L. _regressus_, perf. p.

of _regredi_--_re-_, back, _gradi_, _gressus_, to step, go.]

REGRET, r[=e]-gret', _v.t._ to grieve at: to remember with sorrow:--_pr.p._ regret'ting; _pa.t._ and _pa.p._ regret'ted.--_n._ sorrow for anything: concern: remorse: a written expression of regret.--_adj._ REGRET'FUL, full of regret.--_adv._ REGRET'FULLY.--_adj._ REGRET'TABLE.--_adv._ REGRET'TABLY. [O. Fr. _regrater_, to desire, prob. from L. _re-_, again, and an Old Low Ger. form, appearing in A.S. _gr['ae]tan_, Goth. _gretan_, to weep, Scot. _greet_. Others explain as from L. _re-_, in neg. sense, and _gratus_, pleasing.]

REGROWTH, r[=e]-gr[=o]th', _n._ a new growth.

REGUERDON, r[=e]-g[.e]r'dun, _v.t._ (_Shak._) to reward.--_n._ (_Shak._) a reward.--_n._ REGUER'DONMENT.

REGULA, reg'[=u]-la, _n._ a book of rules for a religious house: (_archit._) one of the bands under a Doric triglyph or between the canals of the triglyphs:--_pl._ REG'ULae (-l[=e]). [L. _regula_, a rule.]

REGULAR, reg'[=u]-lar, _adj._ according to rule, or to law, order, custom, established practice, or mode prescribed: in accordance with nature or art, or the ordinary form or course of things: governed by rule: uniform: periodical: unbroken: methodical, orderly, systematic: strict: pursued with steadiness: straight: level: instituted according to established forms: normal, natural: consistent: usual, customary: (_gram._) according to ordinary rule, as 'regular verbs:' (_bot._) symmetrical in form: (_geom._) having all the sides and angles equal: belonging to the permanent or standing army--opp. to _Militia_ and _Volunteer_: (_coll._) thorough, out and out, as 'a regular deception:' as opp. to _Secular_ in the R.C. Church, denoting monks, friars, &c. under a monastic rule.--_n._ a soldier belonging to the permanent army: a member of a religious order who has taken the three ordinary vows: (_chron._) a number for each year, giving, added to the concurrents, the number of the day of the week on which the paschal full moon falls: a fixed number for each month serving to ascertain the day of the week, or the age of the moon, on the first day of any REGUL[=A]'RIA, the regular sea-urchins.--_n._ REGULARIS[=A]'TION.--_v.t._ REG'ULARISE, to make regular.--_n._ REGULAR'ITY, conformity to rule: method: uniformity.--_adv._ REG'ULARLY.--_n._ REG'ULARNESS.--_v.t._ REG'UL[=A]TE, to make regular: to adjust by rule: to subject to rules or restrictions: to put in good order.--_ns._ REG'ULATING-SCREW, in organ-building, a screw by which the dip of the digitals of the keyboard of an organ may be adjusted; REGUL[=A]'TION, act of regulating: state of being regulated: a rule or order prescribed: precept: law.--_adj._ REG'UL[=A]TIVE, tending to regulate.--_n._ REG'UL[=A]TOR, one who, or that which, regulates: a lever which regulates the motion of a watch, &c.: anything that regulates motion.--_adj._ REG'UL[=A]TORY.--_n.fem._ REG'UL[=A]TRESS. [L.

_regularis_--_regula_, a rule--_reg[)e]re_, to rule.]

REGULUS, reg'[=u]-lus, _n._ an intermediate and impure product in the smelting of metallic ores: antimony: the golden-crested wren.--_adj._ REG'ULINE.--_v.t._ REG'ULISE. [L., 'little king.']

REGUR, r[=e]'gur, _n._ the rich black cotton soil of India, full of organic matter.--Also R[=E]'GAR. [Hind.]

REGURGITATE, r[=e]-gur'ji-t[=a]t, _v.t._ to throw or pour back from a deep place.--_v.i._ to be thrown or poured back:--_pr.p._ regur'git[=a]ting; _pa.p._ regur'git[=a]ted.--_n._ REGURGIT[=A]'TION, the act of pouring or flowing back. [O. Fr.,--Low L. _regurgit[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_re-_, back, _gurges_, _gurgitis_, a gulf.]

REH, r[=a], _n._ a saline efflorescence which comes to the surface in extensive tracts of Upper India.

REHABILITATE, r[=e]-ha-bil'i-t[=a]t, _v.t._ to reinstate, restore to former privileges.--_n._ REHABILIT[=A]'TION, the act of restoring to forfeited rights or privileges. [Fr. _rehabiliter_--L. _re-_, again, _habilit[=a]re_--_hab[=e]re_, to have.]

REHANDLE, r[=e]-hand'l, _v.t._ to remodel.

REHASH, r[=e]-hash', _v.t._ to hash over again.--_n._ something made up of materials formerly used.

REHEAD, r[=e]-hed', _v.t._ to furnish with a head again.

REHEAR, r[=e]-h[=e]r', _v.t._ to hear again: to try over again, as a lawsuit.--_n._ REHEAR'ING.

REHEARSAL, r[=e]-h[.e]r'sal, _n._ act of rehearsing: recital: recital and performance for practice previous to public representation.--_v.t._ REHEARSE', to repeat what has already been said: to narrate: to recite before a public representation.--_ns._ REHEAR'SER; REHEAR'SING. [O. Fr.

_rehercer_, _reherser_--_re-_, again, _hercer_, to harrow--_herce_ (Fr.

_herse_), a harrow.]

REHEAT, r[=e]-h[=e]t, _v.t._ to heat anew.--_n._ REHEAT'ER, an apparatus for restoring heat to a body.

REHEEL, r[=e]-h[=e]l', _v.t._ to supply a heel to a stocking, boot, &c.


REHYBRIDISE, r[=e]-h[=i]'bri-d[=i]z, _v.t._ to cause to interbreed with a different species.

REHYPOTHECATE, r[=e]-h[=i]-poth'[=e]-k[=a]t, _v.t._ to lend as security bonds already pledged.--_n._ REHYPOTHEC[=A]'TION.

REICHSRATH, r[=i]hs'rat, _n._ the chief deliberative body in the western part of the Austrian Empire, excluding Hungary, which has its own parliament.

REICHSTAG, r[=i]hs'tah, _n._ the chief deliberative body in the German Empire, exercising legislative power in conjunction with the _Bundesrath_: the diet of the old German Empire.

REIFICATION, r[=e]-if-i-k[=a]'shun, _n._ materialisation.--_v.t._ R[=E]'IFY, to make real or material.

REIGN, r[=a]n, _n._ rule: dominion, as Reign of Terror: royal authority: supreme power: influence: time during which a sovereign rules.--_v.i._ to rule: to have sovereign power: to be predominant. [Fr. _regne_--L.

_regnum_--_reg[)e]re_, to rule.]

REILLUMINATE, r[=e]-il-l[=u]'min-[=a]t, _v.t._ to illuminate or enlighten again.--_n._ REILLUMIN[=A]'TION.

REIMBURSE, r[=e]-im-burs', _v.t._ to refund: to pay an equivalent to for loss or expense.--_adj._ REIMBURS'ABLE, capable of being repaid: intended to be repaid.--_ns._ REIMBURSE'MENT, act of reimbursing; REIMBURS'ER, one who reimburses. [Fr. _rembourser_--_re-_, back, _embourser_, to put in a purse--_bourse_, a purse.]

REIMPLACE, r[=e]-im-pl[=a]s', _v.t._ (_obs._) to replace.

REIMPLANT, r[=e]-im-plant', _v.t._ to implant again.--_n._ REIMPLANT[=A]'TION.

REIMPORT, r[=e]-im-p[=o]rt', _v.t._ to bring back: to import again.--_n._ REIMPORT[=A]'TION.

REIMPOSE, r[=e]-im-p[=o]z', _v.t._ to retax.--_n._ REIMPOSI'TION, the act of reimposing: a tax levied anew.

REIMPRESS, r[=e]-im-pres', _v.t._ to impress anew.--_n._ REIMPRES'SION, a second or repeated impression: the reprint of a work.--_v.t._ REIMPRINT', to print again.

REIMPRISON, r[=e]-im-pris'n, _v.t._ to imprison again.--_n._ REIMPRIS'ONMENT.

REIN, r[=a]n, _n._ the strap of a bridle: an instrument for curbing or governing: government.--_v.t._ to govern with the rein or bridle: to restrain or control: to rein in, to curb.--_v.i._ to obey the rein.--_ns._ REIN'-HOLD'ER, a clasp on the dash-board of a carriage for holding the reins; REIN'-HOOK, a hook on a gig-saddle for holding the bearing-rein.--_adj._ REIN'LESS, without rein or restraint.--_n._ REINS'MAN, a skilful driver.--REIN UP, to bring a horse to a stop.--GIVE THE REINS TO, to leave unchecked; TAKE THE REINS, to take the control. [O.

Fr. _reine_ (Fr. _rene_), through Late L. _retina_, from _retin[=e]re_, to hold back.]

REINAUGURATE, r[=e]-in-aw'g[=u]-r[=a]t, _v.t._ to inaugurate again or anew.

REINCARNATE, r[=e]-in-kar'n[=a]t, _v.t._ to embody anew.--_n._ REINCARN[=A]'TION.

REINCENSE, r[=e]-in-sens', _v.t._ to rekindle.

REINCITE, r[=e]-in-s[=i]t', _v.t._ to reanimate.

REINCORPORATE, r[=e]-in-kor'p[=o]-r[=a]t, _v.t._ to incorporate or embody again or anew.

REINCREASE, r[=e]-in-kr[=e]s', _v.t._ to augment.

REINCRUDATION, r[=e]-in-kr[=oo]-d[=a]'shun, _n._ recrudescence.

REINDEER, r[=a]n'd[=e]r, _n._ a kind of deer in the north, valuable for the chase and for domestic uses.--_n._ REIN'DEER-MOSS, a lichen, the winter food of the reindeer. [Ice. _hreinn_, and Eng. _deer_.]

REINFECT, r[=e]-in-fekt', _v.t._ to infect again.--_n._ REINFEC'TION.

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