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RESTIO, res'ti-[=o], _n._ a genus of glumaceous plants.--_n._ RESTIOI'DEae.

RESTIPULATE, r[=e]-stip'[=u]-l[=a]t, _v.i._ to stipulate anew.--_n._ RESTIPUL[=A]'TION.

RESTITUTION, res-ti-t[=u]'shun, _n._ act of restoring what was lost or taken away: indemnification: making good: (_law_) the restoration of what a party had gained by a judgment.--_v.t._ RES'TIT[=U]TE (_obs._), to restore.--_adj._ RES'TIT[=U]TIVE.--_n._ RES'TIT[=U]TOR. [L.

_restitutio_--_restitu[)e]re_, to set up again--_re-_, again, _statu[)e]re_, to make to stand.]

RESTIVE, res'tiv, _adj._ unwilling to go forward: obstinate: jibbing back like a restive horse.--_adv._ RES'TIVELY.--_n._ RES'TIVENESS. [O. Fr.

_restif_--L. _rest[=a]re_, to rest.]

RESTLESS, rest'les, _adj._ in continual motion: uneasy: passed in unquietness: seeking change or action: unsettled: turbulent.--_adv._ REST'LESSLY.--_n._ REST'LESSNESS. [_Rest_, cessation from motion.]

RESTORE, r[=e]-st[=o]r', _v.t._ to repair: to replace: to return: to bring back to its former state: to revive: to cure: to compensate: to mend: (_mus._) to bring a note back to its original signification.--_adj._ REST[=O]R'ABLE, that may be restored to a former owner or condition.--_ns._ REST[=O]R'ABLENESS, the state or quality of being restorable; REST[=O]R[=A]'TION, act of restoring: replacement: recovery: revival: reparation: renewal: restoration of a building to its original design: (_theol._) receiving of a sinner to the divine favour: the final recovery of all men: (_palaeont._) the proper adjustment of the bones of an extinct animal; REST[=O]R[=A]'TIONIST, one who holds the belief that after a purgation all wicked men and angels will be restored to the favour of God, a universalist.--_adj._ REST[=O]R'ATIVE, able or tending to restore, esp.

to strength and vigour.--_n._ a medicine that restores.--_adv._ REST[=O]R'ATIVELY.--_ns._ REST[=O]RE'MENT; REST[=O]R'ER.--THE RESTORATION, the re-establishment of the monarchy with the return of Charles II. in 1660. [Fr. _restaurer_--L. _restaur[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_re-_, again, root _st[=a]re_, to stand.]

RESTRAIN, r[=e]-str[=a]n', _v.t._ to hold back: to check: to withhold, to forbid: to hinder: to limit.--_adj._ RESTRAIN'ABLE, capable of being restrained.--_adv._ RESTRAIN'EDLY.--_n._ RESTRAIN'ER (_phot._), a chemical used to retard the act of the developer in an overexposed plate, &c.--_p.adj._ RESTRAIN'ING.--_ns._ RESTRAIN'MENT; RESTRAINT', act of restraining: state of being restrained: want of liberty: limitation: hinderance: reserve; RESTRAINT'-BED, -CHAIR, used for the insane. [O. Fr.

_restraindre_--L. _restring[)e]re_, _restrictum_--_re-_, back, _string[)e]re_, to draw tightly.]

RESTRENGTHEN, r[=e]-strength'n, _v.t._ to strengthen anew.

RESTRIALL, r[=e]-str[=i]'al, _adj._ (_her._) divided barwise, palewise, and pilewise.

RESTRICT, r[=e]-strikt', _v.t._ to limit: to confine: to repress: to attach limitations.--_adv._ RESTRIC'TEDLY.--_n._ RESTRIC'TION, act of restricting: limitation: confinement.--_adj._ RESTRIC'TIVE, having the power or tendency to restrict: astringent.--_adv._ RESTRIC'TIVELY.--_n._ RESTRIC'TIVENESS, the state or quality of being restrictive. [_Restrain._]

RESTRIKE, r[=e]-str[=i]k', _v.t._ to strike again, as a coin.

RESTRINGE, r[=e]-strinj', _v.t._ to contract: to astringe.--_ns._ RESTRIN'GEND, RESTRIN'GENT, an astringent.

RESTY, rest'i, _adj._ (_Spens._) restive: (_Milt._) disposed to rest, indolent.

RESUBLIME, r[=e]-sub-l[=i]m', _v.t._ to sublime again.--_n._ RESUBLIM[=A]'TION.

RESUDATION, r[=e]-s[=u]-d[=a]'shun, _n._ a sweating again.

RESULT, r[=e]-zult', _v.i._ to issue (with _in_): to follow as a consequence from facts: to rebound: to be the outcome: to terminate.--_n._ consequence: conclusion: decision: resolution, as the result of a council.--_n._ RESUL'TANCE, act of resulting.--_adj._ RESUL'TANT, resulting from combination.--_n._ (_phys._) a force compounded of two or more forces.--_n._ RESUL'T[=A]TE (_obs._), a result.--_adjs._ RESULT'FUL, having results or effect; RESUL'TIVE; RESULT'LESS, without result.--_n._ RESULT'LESSNESS.--RESULTANT TONE, a tone produced by the simultaneous sounding of two sustained tones; RESULTING FORCE, a motion which is the result of two or more motions combined. [Fr.,--L.

_result[=a]re_--_resil[=i]re_. Cf. _Resilient_.]

RESUME, r[=e]-z[=u]m', _v.t._ to take back what has been given: to take up again: to begin again after interruption.--_adj._ RES[=U]'MABLE, liable to be taken back again, or taken up again. [L. _resum[)e]re_--_re-_, back, _sum[)e]re_, _sumptum_, to take.]

ReSUMe, r[=a]-z[=u]-m[=a]', _n._ a summing up: a summary.--_v.t._ RESUME'.

[Fr.,--L. _resum[)e]re_, to resume.]

RESUMMON, r[=e]-sum'un, _v.t._ to summon again: to recover.--_n._ RESUMM'ONS, a second summons.

RESUMPTION, r[=e]-zump'shun, _n._ act of resuming or taking back again, as the resumption of a grant: the return to special payments.--_adj._ RESUMP'TIVE.--_n._ a restoring medicine.

RESUPINATE, r[=e]-s[=u]'pin-[=a]t, _adj._ lying on the back: (_bot._) inverted in position by a twisting of the stalk upside down--also RES[=U]PINE'.--_n._ RESUPIN[=A]'TION. [L. _resupinatus_, pa.p. pass. of _resupin[=a]re_, to bend back--_re-_, back, _supinus_, bent backward.]

RESURGE, r[=e]-surj', _v.i._ to rise again.--_n._ RESUR'GENCE.--_adj._ RESUR'GENT, rising again or from the dead.--_v.t._ RESURRECT' (_coll._), to restore to life.--_n._ RESURREC'TION, the rising again from the dead: the life thereafter: a restoration: body-snatching.--_adj._ RESURREC'TIONARY.--_v.t._ RESURREC'TIONISE.--_ns._ RESURREC'TIONIST, RESURREC'TION-MAN, one who steals bodies from the grave for dissection. [L.

_re-_, again, _surg[)e]re_, _surrectum_, to rise.]

RESURPRISE, r[=e]-sur-pr[=i]z', _n._ a second surprise.

RESURVEY, r[=e]-sur-v[=a]', _v.t._ to survey again, to review.--_n._ a second or renewed survey.

RESUSCITATE, r[=e]-sus'i-t[=a]t, _v.t._ to revive, to revivify.--_v.i._ to revive: to awaken and come to life again.--_adjs._ RESUS'CITABLE; RESUS'CITANT.--_n._ one who, or that which, resuscitates.--_n._ RESUSCIT[=A]'TION, act of reviving from a state of apparent death: state of being revivified.--_adj._ RESUS'CIT[=A]TIVE, tending to resuscitate: reviving: revivifying: reanimating.--_n._ RESUS'CIT[=A]TOR, one who resuscitates.--RESUSCITATIVE FACULTY, the reproductive faculty of the mind.

[L. _re-_, again, _suscit[=a]re_--_sus-_, _sub-_, from beneath, _cit[=a]re_, to put into quick motion--_ci[=e]re_, to make to go.]

RET, ret, _v.t._ to expose hemp, jute, &c. to moisture.

RETABLE, r[=e]-t[=a]'bl, _n._ a shelf behind the altar for the display of lights, vases of flowers, &c. [Fr.]

RETAIL, r[=e]-t[=a]l', _v.t._ to sell or deal out in small parts: to sell in broken parts, or at second hand: to hand down by report.--_adj._ pertaining to retail.--_ns._ R[=E]'TAIL, the sale of goods in small quantities; RETAIL'ER; RETAIL'MENT. [Fr. _retailler_, to cut again--_re-_, again, _tailler_, to cut.]

RETAILLE, r[.e]-ta-ly[=a]', _adj._ (_her._) cut or divided twice.

RETAIN, r[=e]-t[=a]n', _v.t._ to keep in possession: to detain: to employ by a fee paid: to restrain: to keep up, as to retain a custom: to keep in mind.--_adj._ RETAIN'ABLE, that may be retained.--_ns._ RETAIN'ER, one who is retained or kept in service: a dependant, but higher than a servant: a sutler: a retaining fee; RETAIN'ERSHIP; RETAIN'MENT.--RETAINING FEE, the advance fee paid to a lawyer to defend a cause; RETAINING WALL, a wall to prevent a bank from slipping down.--GENERAL RETAINER, a fee to secure a priority of claim on a counsel's services; SPECIAL RETAINER, a fee for a particular case. [Fr.,--L. _retin[=e]re_--_re-_, back, _ten[=e]re_, to hold.]

RETAKE, r[=e]-t[=a]k', _v.t._ to take or receive again: to recapture.

RETALIATE, r[=e]-tal'i-[=a]t, _v.t._ to return like for like: to repay.--_v.i._ to return like for like.--_n._ RETALI[=A]'TION, act of retaliating: 'lex talionis:' retribution.--_adjs._ RETAL'I[=A]TIVE, RETAL'I[=A]TORY, returning like for like. [L. _retali[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_re-_, in return, _talio_, _-onis_, like for like--_talis_, of such a kind.]

RETAMA, re-ta'ma, or re-t[=a]'ma, _n._ a group of yellow-flowered shrubs, with rush-like branches.

RETARD, r[=e]-tard', _v.t._ to keep back: to delay: to defer.--_adj._ RETAR'DANT.--_n._ RETARD[=A]'TION, delay: hinderance: obstacle: (_phys._) a continuous decrement in velocity: in acoustics, the distance by which one wave is behind another: (_mus._) the act of diminishing the rate of speed: (_teleg._) decrease in the speed of telegraph signalling.--_adjs._ RETAR'D[=A]TIVE, tending or serving to retard; RETAR'D[=A]TORY.--_ns._ RETAR'DER; RETARD'MENT.--RETARDATION OF MEAN SOLAR TIME, the change of the sun's right ascension in a sidereal day. [Fr.,--L. _retard[=a]re_--_re-_, inten., _tard[=a]re_, to make slow--_tardus_, slow.]

RETCH, rech, _v.i._ to try to vomit: to strain: to reach. [A.S.

_hr['ae]can_--_hr['ae]c_, a cough; Ice. _hraekja_.]

RETCHLESS, rech'les, _adj._ (_obs._) reckless.--_adv._ RETCH'LESSLY.--_n._ RETCH'LESSNESS.

RETE, r[=e]'t[=e], _n._ a network of blood-vessels, a plexus.--_adjs._ RET[=E]'CIOUS; R[=E]'TIAL.

RETECTION, r[=e]-tek'shun, _n._ the act of disclosing something concealed.

RETELL, r[=e]-tel', _v.t._ to tell again.

RETENTION, r[=e]-ten'shun, _n._ act or power of retaining: memory: restraint: custody: preservation: (_med._) power of retaining, inability to void: (_Scots law_) a lien, the right of withholding a debt until a debt due to the claimant is paid.--_n._ RETENT', that which is retained.--_adj._ RETEN'TIVE, having power to retain.--_adv._ RETEN'TIVELY.--_ns._ RETEN'TIVENESS, RETENTIV'ITY; RETEN'TOR, a muscle which serves to retain an organ in place.--MAGNETIC RETENTIVENESS, coercive force.

RETEPORE, r[=e]'te-p[=o]r, _n._ a coral of the genus _Reteporidae_.

RETEX, r[=e]-teks', _v.t._ to annul.

RETEXTURE, r[=e]-tekst'[=u]r, _n._ a second or new texture.

RETIARY, r[=e]'shi-[=a]-ri, _adj._ net-like: constructing a web to catch prey: provided with a net.--_n._ a gladiator who fights with a net--also RETI[=A]' R[=E]'TI[=A]RIae, the spinning spiders. [L.

_retiarius_--_rete_, a net.]

RETICENCE, ret'i-sens, _n._ concealment by silence: reserve in speech--also RET'ICENCY.--_adj._ RET'ICENT, concealing by silence: reserved in speech.

[Fr.,--L. _retic[=e]re_--_re-_, _tac[=e]re_, to be silent.]

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