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REMEDY, rem'e-di, _n._ any medicine, appliance, or particular treatment that cures disease: that which counteracts any evil or repairs any loss--(_obs._) REM[=E]DE'.--_v.t._ to remove, counteract, or repair:--_pa.t._ and _pa.p._ rem'edied.--_adj._ REM[=E]'DIABLE, that may be remedied: curable.--_n._ REM[=E]'DIABLENESS.--_adv._ REM[=E]'DIABLY.--_adj._ REM[=E]'DIAL, tending to remedy or remove.--_adv._ REM[=E]'DIALLY.--_adjs._ REM[=E]'DI[=A]TE (_Shak._), remedial; REM'EDILESS, without remedy: incurable.--_adv._ REM'EDILESSLY.--_n._ REM'EDILESSNESS.--_p.adj._ REM'EDYING. [O. Fr. _remede_--L.

_remedium_--_re-_, back, _med[=e]ri_, to restore.]

REMEMBER, r[=e]-mem'b[.e]r, _v.t._ to keep in mind: to recall to mind: to recollect: (_B._) to meditate on: (_Shak._) to mention: to bear in mind with gratitude and reverence: to attend to: to give money for service done.--_adj._ REMEM'BERABLE, that may be remembered.--_adv._ REMEM'BERABLY.--_ns._ REMEM'BERER; REMEM'BRANCE, memory: that which serves to bring to or keep in mind: a memorial: the power of remembering: the length of time a thing can be remembered; REMEM'BRANCER, that which reminds: a recorder: an officer of exchequer.--REMEMBER ONE TO, to commend one to. [O. Fr. _remembrer_--L. _rememor[=a]re_--_re-_, again, _memor[=a]re_, to call to mind--_memor_, mindful.]

REMERCIE, REMERCY, r[=e]-m[.e]r'si, _v.t._ (_Spens._) to thank. [O. Fr.

_remercier_, _re-_, again, _mercier_, to thank, _merci_, thanks.]

REMERGE, r[=e]-m[.e]rj', _v.t._ (_Tenn._) to merge again.

REMEX, r[=e]'meks, _n._ one of the flight-feathers of a bird:--_pl._ REM'IG[=E]S. [L., 'a rower'--_remus_, an oar, _ag[)e]re_, to move.]

REMIFORM, rem'i-form, _adj._ shaped like an oar.--_adj._ REM'IGABLE, capable of being rowed upon. [L. _remus_, an oar, _forma_, form, _ag[)e]re_, to move.]

REMIGIA, r[=e]-mij'i-a, _n._ a genus of noctuid moths.--_adj._ REMIG'IAL.

REMIGRATE, r[=e]-m[=i]'gr[=a]t, _v.i._ to migrate again.--_n._ REMIGR[=A]'TION.

REMIND, r[=e]-m[=i]nd', _v.t._ to bring to the mind of again: to bring under the notice or consideration of.--_n._ REMIND'ER, one who, or that which, reminds.--_adj._ REMIND'FUL, tending to remind: calling to mind.

REMINISCENCE, rem-i-nis'ens, _n._ recollection: an account of what is remembered: the recurrence to the mind of the past.--_n._ REMINIS'CENT, one who calls past events to mind.--_adj._ capable of calling to mind.--_adjs._ REMINISCEN'TIAL, REMINIS'CITORY, tending to remind. [Fr.,--Low L.

_reminiscentiae_, recollections--L. _reminisci_, to recall to mind.]

REMIPED, rem'i-ped, _adj._ oar-footed.--_n._ one of an order of insects having feet adapted for swimming. [L. _remus_, an oar, _pes_, _pedis_, a foot.]

REMISE, r[=e]-m[=i]z', _v.t._ to send or give back: to release, as a claim.--_n._ (_law_) return or surrender, as of a claim: an effective second thrust after the first has missed: a livery-carriage. [O. Fr.,--Low L. _remissa_, a pardon--L. _remitt[)e]re_, _remissum_, to remit.]

REMISS, r[=e]-mis', _adj._ remitting in attention, &c.: negligent: not punctual: slack: not vigorous.--_adj._ REMISS'FUL, tending to remit or forgive: lenient.--_n._ REMISSIBIL'ITY.--_adj._ REMISS'IBLE, that may be remitted or pardoned.--_n._ REMIS'SION, slackening: abatement: relinquishment of a claim: release: pardon: remission of sins: the forgiveness of sins.--_adj._ REMISS'IVE, remitting: forgiving.--_adv._ REMISS'LY.--_n._ REMISS'NESS.--_adj._ REMISS'ORY, pertaining to remission.

[O. Fr. _remis_--L. _remissus_, slack--_remitt[)e]re_, to remit.]

REMIT, r[=e]-mit', _v.t._ to relax: to pardon: to resign: to restore: to transmit, as money, &c.: to put again in custody: to transfer from one tribunal to another: to refer for information.--_v.i._ to abate in force or violence:--_pr.p._ remit'ting; _pa.t._ and _pa.p._ remit'ted.--_n._ (_law_) a communication from a superior court to one subordinate.--_ns._ REMIT'MENT, act of remitting; REMIT'TAL, a remitting: surrender; REMIT'TANCE, that which is remitted: the sending of money, &c., to a distance: also the sum or thing sent; REMITT[=EE]', the person to whom a remittance is sent.--_adj._ REMIT'TENT, increasing and remitting, or abating alternately, as a disease.--_ns._ REMIT'TER, one who makes a remittance; REMIT'TOR (_law_), a remitting to a former right or title--(_obs._) REMIT'TER. [O. Fr. _remettre_--L. _remitt[)e]re_, _remissum_--_re-_, back, _mitt[)e]re_, to send.]

REMNANT, rem'nant, _n._ that which remains behind after a part is removed, of a web of cloth, &c.: remainder: a fragment. [O. Fr. _remenant_, remainder.]

REMOBOTH, rem'[=o]-both, _n._ a class of isolated hermit societies in Syria which would be bound by no rule, after the regulation of monasticism by Pachomius and Basil--like the Sarabaites in Egypt.

REMODEL, r[=e]-mod'l, _v.t._ to model or fashion anew.

REMODIFICATION, r[=e]-mod-i-fi-k[=a]'shun, _n._ the act of modifying again.--_v.t._ REMOD'IFY, to mould anew.

REMOLADE, r[=e]-mo-lad', _n._ a kind of salad-dressing. [Fr.]

REMOLECULISATION, r[=e]-mol-ek'u-l[=i]-z[=a]-shun, _n._ a rearrangement of the molecules leading to the formation of new compounds.

REMOLLIENT, r[=e]-mol'i-ent, _adj._ mollifying.

REMOLTEN, r[=e]-m[=o]lt'n, _p.adj._ melted again.

REMONETISE, r[=e]-mon'e-t[=i]z, _v.t._ to restore to circulation in the form of money.--_n._ REMONETIS[=A]'TION.

REMONSTRANCE, r[=e]-mon'strans, _n._ strong statement of reasons against an act: expostulation.--_adj._ REMON'STRANT, inclined to remonstrate.--_n._ one who remonstrates.--_adv._ REMON' REMON'STRANTS, the Dutch Arminians whose divergence from Calvinism was expressed in five articles in the Remonstrance of 1610.--_v.i._ REMON'STR[=A]TE, to set forth strong reasons against a measure.--_n._ REMONSTR[=A]'TION.--_adjs._ REMON'STRATIVE, REMON'STRATORY, expostulatory.--_n._ REMON'STR[=A]TOR.--GRAND REMONSTRANCE, a famous statement of abuses presented to Charles I. by the House of Commons in 1641. [L. _re-_, again, _monstr[=a]re_, to point out.]

REMONTANT, r[=e]-mon'tant, _adj._ blooming a second time.--_n._ a flower which blooms twice in a season.

REMORA, rem'[=o]-ra, _n._ the sucking-fish, a genus not far removed from mackerel: an obstacle: a stoppage: (_her._) a serpent.

REMORSE, r[=e]-mors', _n._ the gnawing pain of anguish or guilt: (_obs._) pity, softening.--_v.t._ REMORD' (_obs._), to strike with remorse.--_n._ REMORD'ENCY, compunction.--_adj._ REMORSE'FUL, full of remorse: compassionate.--_adv._ REMORSE'FULLY.--_n._ REMORSE'FULNESS, the state of being remorseful.--_adj._ REMORSE'LESS, without remorse: cruel.--_adv._ REMORSE'LESSLY.--_n._ REMORSE'LESSNESS. [O. Fr. _remors_ (Fr.

_remords_)--Low L. _remorsus_--L. _remord[=e]re_, _remorsum_, to bite again--_re-_, again, _mord[=e]re_, to bite.]

REMOTE, r[=e]-m[=o]t', _adj._ moved back to a distance in time or place: far: distant: primary, as a cause: not agreeing: not nearly related.--_adv._ REMOTE'LY.--_ns._ REMOTE'NESS; REM[=O]'TION (_Shak._), act of removing: remoteness. [_Remove._]

REMOULD, r[=e]-m[=o]ld', _v.t._ to mould or shape anew.

REMOUNT, r[=e]-mownt', _v.t._ and _v.i._ to mount again.--_n._ a fresh horse, or supply of horses.

REMOVE, r[=e]-m[=oo]v', _v.t._ to put from its place: to take away: to withdraw: to displace: to make away with.--_v.i._ to go from one place to another.--_n._ any indefinite distance: a step in any scale of gradation, as promotion from one class to another, also a class or division: a dish to be changed while the rest remain: (_Shak._) the raising of a siege, a posting-stage.--_n._ REMOVABIL'ITY.--_adj._ REMO'VABLE, that may be removed.--_adv._ REMO'VABLY.--_n._ REMO'VAL, the act of taking away: displacing: change of place: a euphemism for murder.--_adj._ REMOVED'

(_Shak._), remote: distant by degrees of relationship.--_ns._ REMO'VEDNESS (_Shak._), the state of being removed: remoteness; REMO'VER, one who removes: (_Bacon_) an agitator.--REMOVAL TERMS (_Scot._), Whitsunday and Martinmas. [O. Fr.,--L. _remov[=e]re_, _rem[=o]tum_--_re-_, away, _mov[=e]re_, to move.]

REMPLI, rong-pl[=e]', _adj._ (_her._) having another tincture than its own covering the greater part. [Fr.]

REMPLISSAGE, rong-pl[=e]-sazh', _n._ padding. [Fr.]

REMUNERATE, r[=e]-m[=u]'n[.e]-r[=a]t, _v.t._ to render an equivalent for any service: to recompense.--_n._ REMUNERABIL'ITY, capability of being rewarded.--_adj._ REM[=U]'NERABLE, that may be remunerated: worthy of being rewarded.--_n._ REMUNER[=A]'TION, reward: recompense: requital.--_adj._ REM[=U]'NERATIVE, fitted to remunerate: lucrative: yielding due return.--_n._ REM[=U]'NERATIVENESS.--_adj._ REM[=U]'NERATORY, giving a recompense. [L. _remuner[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_re-_, in return, _muner[=a]re_, to give something--_munus_, _mun[)e]ris_, a gift.]

REMURMUR, r[=e]-mur'mur, _v.t._ to murmur again: to repeat in low sounds.--_v.i._ to murmur back.

REMUTATION, r[=e]-m[=u]-t[=a]'shun, _n._ alteration to a previous form.

RENAISSANCE, re-n[=a]'sans, _n._ a new birth: the period (in the 15th century) at which the revival of arts and letters took place, marking the transition from the Middle Ages to the modern world--hence 'Renaissance architecture,' &c.--_adj._ relating to the foregoing. [Fr.; cf.


RENAL, r[=e]-nal, _adj._ pertaining to the reins or kidneys.--_n._ REN, the kidney:--_pl._ RENES (r[=e]'nez). [L. _renalis_--_renes_, the kidneys.]

RENAME, r[=e]-n[=a]m', _v.t._ to give a new name to.

RENARD=_Reynard_ (q.v.).

RENASCENT, r[=e]-nas'ent, _adj._ rising again into being.--_ns._ RENAS'CENCE, RENAS'CENCY, the same as RENAISSANCE.--_adj._ RENAS'CIBLE, capable of being reproduced. [L. _renascens_, _-entis_, pr.p. of _renasci_--_re-_, again, _nasci_, to be born.]

RENATE, r[=e]-n[=a]t', _adj._ (_obs._) born again: renewed.

RENAVIGATE, re-nav'i-g[=a]t, _v.t._ to navigate again.

RENCOUNTER, ren-kownt'[.e]r, RENCONTRE, rang-kong'tr, _n._ a meeting in contest: a casual combat: a collision.--_v.t._ to encounter. [Fr.


REND, rend, _v.t._ to tear asunder with force: to split: to tear away.--_v.i._ to become torn: _pa.t._ and _pa.p._ rent. [A.S. _rendan_, to tear.]

RENDER, ren'd[.e]r, _v.t._ to give up: to make up: to deliver, furnish, present: to cause to become: to translate into another language: to perform officially, as judgment: to cause to be: to reproduce, as music: to clarify: to plaster without the use of lath.--_n._ a surrender: a payment of rent: an account given.--_adj._ REN'DERABLE.--_ns._ REN'DERER; REN'DERING, the act of rendering: version: translation: interpretation; RENDI'TION, the act of surrendering, as fugitives from justice: translation.--_adj._ REND'IBLE, capable of being yielded up, or of being translated. [O. Fr. _rendre_--L. _redd[)e]re_--_re-_, away, _d[)a]re_, to give.]

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