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RENDEZVOUS, ren'de-v[=oo], or rang'-, _n._ an appointed place of meeting, esp. for troops or ships: a place for enlistment: a refuge:--_pl._ REN'DEZVOUS.--_v.i._ to assemble at any appointed place. [Fr. _rendez vous_, render yourselves--_rendre_, to render.]

RENEGADE, ren'[=e]-g[=a]d, _n._ one faithless to principle or party: an apostate: a deserter--also RENEG[=A]'DO.--_n._ REN'EGATE, a renegade.--_adj._ apostate, traitorous.--_n._ RENEG[=A]'TION.--_v.t._ and _v.i._ REN[=E]GE' (_Shak._), to deny, disown: to revoke at cards--also RENIG' (_U.S._).--_n._ REN[=E]'GER (_obs._). [Sp.,--Low L. _renegatus_--L.

_re-_, inten., _neg[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_, to deny.]

RENERVE, r[=e]-n[.e]rv', _v.t._ to reinvigorate.

RENEW, r[=e]-n[=u]', _v.t._ to renovate: to transform to new life, revive: to begin again: to make again: to invigorate: to substitute: to regenerate.--_v.i._ to be made new: to begin again.--_n._ RENEWABIL'ITY.--_adj._ RENEW'ABLE, that may be renewed.--_ns._ RENEW'AL, renovation: regeneration: restoration; RENEW'EDNESS; RENEW'ER; RENEW'ING.

RENFIERSE, ren-f[=e]rs', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to reinforce.--_pa.p._ RENFORST'.

RENIDIFY, r[=e]-nid'i-f[=i], _v.i._ to build another nest.--_n._ RENIDIFIC[=A]'TION.

RENIFORM, ren'i-form, _adj._ (_bot._) kidney-shaped. [L. _renes_, the kidneys, _forma_, form.]

RENITENCE, ren'i-tens, or r[=e]-n[=i]'tens, _n._ the resistance of a body to pressure: disinclination--also REN'ITENCY.--_adj._ REN'ITENT. [Fr.,--L.

_renitens_, _-entis_, pr.p. of _reniti_, to resist.]

RENNE, ren, _v.i._ (_Spens._) to run.

RENNET, ren'et, _n._ prepared inner membrane of a calf's stomach, used to make milk coagulate--also RUNN'ET.--_v.t._ to treat with rennet.--_n._ RENN'ET-BAG, the fourth stomach of a ruminant. [A.S. _rinnan_, to run; Old Dut. _rinsel_, curds.]

RENNET, ren'et, _n._ a sweet kind of apple. [O. Fr. _reinette_, dim. of _reine_, queen--L. _regina_, a queen; or _rainette_, dim. of _raine_, a frog--L. _rana_.]

RENOMINATE, r[=e]-nom'i-n[=a]t, _v.t._ to nominate again.--_n._ RENOMIN[=A]'TION.

RENOUNCE, r[=e]-nowns', _v.t._ to disclaim: to disown: to reject publicly and finally: to forsake.--_v.i._ to fail to follow suit at cards.--_n._ a failure to follow suit at cards.--_ns._ RENOUNCE'MENT, act of renouncing, disclaiming, or rejecting; RENOUN'CER. [O. Fr.,--L. _renunti[=a]re_--_re-_, away, _nunti[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_, to announce--_nuntius_, a messenger.]

RENOVATE, ren'[=o]-v[=a]t, _v.t._ to renew or make new again: to restore to the original state.--_ns._ RENOV[=A]'TION, renewal: state of being renewed: (_theol._) regeneration: RENOV[=A]'TIONIST, one who believes in the improvement of society by the spiritual renovation of the individual; REN'OV[=A]TOR. [L. _re-_, again, _nov[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_, to make new--_novus_, new.]

RENOWN, r[=e]-nown', _n._ a great name: celebrity: eclat.--_v.t._ to make famous.--_adj._ RENOWNED', celebrated: illustrious: famous.--_adv._ RENOWN'EDLY.--_n._ RENOWN'ER, one who gives renown: a swaggerer.--_adj._ RENOWN'LESS. [O. Fr. _renoun_ (Fr. _renom_)--L. _re-_, again, _nomen_, a name.]

RENT, rent, _n._ an opening made by rending: fissure: break: tear: a schism, as a rent in a church. [_Rend._]

RENT, rent, _n._ annual payment in return for the use of property held of another, esp. houses and lands: revenue.--_v.t._ to hold or occupy by paying rent: to let, or to hire, for a rent.--_v.i._ to be let for rent: to endow.--_adj._ RENT'ABLE.--_ns._ RENT'AL, a schedule or account of rents, with the tenants' names, &c.: a rent-roll: rent; RENT'ALLER; RENT'-CHARGE, a rent on a conveyance of land in fee simple; RENT'-DAY, the day on which rents are paid; RENTE (Fr.), annual income; RENT'ER, one who holds by paying rent for; RENT'ER-WARD'EN, the warden of a company who receives rents.--_adj._ RENT'-FREE, without payment of rent.--_ns._ RENT'-GATH'ERER, a collector of rents; RENT'-ROLL, a roll or account of rents: a rental or schedule of rents. [Fr. _rente_--L. _reddita_ (_pecunia_), money paid--_redd[)e]re_, to pay.]

RENT, rent, _pa.t._ and _pa.p._ of _rend_.

RENTER, ren't[.e]r, _v.t._ to sew together edge to edge, without doubling.--_n._ RENT'ERER. [Fr. _rentraire_, to sew together.]

RENTIER, rong-ty[=a]', _n._ one who has a fixed income from stocks, &c.: a fund holder.

RENUENT, ren'[=u]-ent, _adj._ (_anat._) applied to muscles which throw back the head. [L. _renuens_, pr.p. of _renu[)e]re_, to nod the head.]

RENULE, ren'[=u]l, _n._ a small kidney. [L. _ren_, kidney.]

RENUMBER, r[=e]-num'b[.e]r, _v.t._ to affix a new number.--_v.t._ REN[=U]'MER[=A]TE, to count again.

RENUNCIATION, re-nun-si-[=a]'shun, _n._ disowning: rejection: abandonment: (_law_) the legal act by which a person abandons a right acquired, but without transferring it to another: in the Anglican baptismal service, the part in which the candidate in person or by his sureties renounces the devil and all his works.--_n._ RENUN'CIANCE, renunciation.--_adj._ RENUN'CI[=A]TORY.--RENUNCIATION OF A LEASE, the surrender of a lease.


RENVERSE, ren-v[.e]rs', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to reverse: to upset.--_adj._ (_her._) reversed.--_n._ RENVERSE'MENT.

RENVOY, ren-voi', _v.t._ (_obs._) to send back.--Also _n._

REOBTAIN, r[=e]-ob-t[=a]n', _v.t._ to obtain again.--_adj._ REOBTAIN'ABLE.

REOCCUPY, r[=e]-ok'[=u]-p[=i], _v.t._ to occupy anew.--_n._ REOCCUP[=A]'TION.

REOPEN, r[=e]-[=o]'pn, _v.t._ and _v.i._ to open again.

REOPPOSE, r[=e]-[=o]-p[=o]z', _v.t._ to oppose again.

REORDAIN, r[=e]-or-d[=a]n', _v.t._ to ordain again, when the first ordination is defective.--_n._ REORDIN[=A]'TION, a second ordination.

REORDER, r[=e]-or'd[.e]r, _v.t._ to repeat a command: to arrange anew.

REORGANISE, r[=e]-or'gan-[=i]z, _v.t._ to organise anew: to rearrange.--_n._ REORGANIS[=A]'TION, the act of reorganising, as of troops.

REORIENT, r[=e]-[=o]'ri-ent, _adj._ arising again.

REOSSIFY, r[=e]-os'i-f[=i], _v.t._ to ossify again.

REP, REPP, rep, _n._ a kind of cloth having a finely corded surface. [Prob.

a corruption of _rib_.]

REP, rep, _n._ a slang abbreviation of _reputation_.

REPACE, r[=e]-p[=a]s', _v.t._ to pace again, retrace.

REPACIFY, r[=e]-pas'i-f[=i], _v.t._ to pacify again.

REPACK, r[=e]-pak', _v.t._ to pack a second time.--_n._ REPACK'ER.

REPAID, r[=e]-p[=a]d', _pa.t._ and _pa.p._ of _repay_.

REPAINT, r[=e]-p[=a]nt', _v.t._ to paint anew.

REPAIR, r[=e]-p[=a]r', _v.i._ to betake one's self to: to go: to resort.--_n._ a retreat or abode. [O. Fr. _repairer_, to return to a haunt--Low L. _repatri[=a]re_, to return to one's country--L. _re-_, back, _patria_, native country.]

REPAIR, r[=e]-p[=a]r', _v.t._ to restore after injury: to make amends for: to make good, as a loss: to mend: (_Spens._) to recover into position, as a weapon.--_n._ restoration after injury or decay: supply of loss.--_ns._ REPAIR'ER, one who restores or amends; REPAIR'MENT; REPARABIL'ITY.--_adj._ REP'ARABLE, that may be repaired.--_adv._ REP'ARABLY.--_n._ REPAR[=A]'TION, repair: supply of what is wasted: amends.--_adj._ REPAR'ATIVE, amending defect or injury.--_n._ that which restores to a good state: that which makes amends. [O. Fr. _reparer_--L. _repar[=a]re_--_re-_, again, _par[=a]re_, to prepare.]

REPAND, r[=e]-pand', _adj._ bent or curved backward or upward: (_bot._) of leaves with uneven, slightly sinuous margin.--_adjs._ REPANDODEN'T[=A]TE, repand and toothed; REPAND'OUS, curved convexly upward. [L.

_repandus_--_re-_, back, _pandus_, bent.]

REPART, r[=e]-part', _v.t._ to divide, share.

REPARTEE, rep-ar-t[=e]', _n._ a smart, ready, and witty reply.--_v.i._ to make witty replies. [O. Fr. _repartie_--_repartir_, to go back again--_re-_, back, _partir_, to set out--L. _part[=i]ri_, to divide.]

REPARTIMIENTO, re-par-ti-mi-en't[=o], _n._ a division: an assessment: allotment. [Sp.]

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