RE

re, ray

(noun) the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization

Ra, Re

(noun) ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods

rhenium, Re, atomic number

(noun) a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology 1

Preposition

re

About, regarding, with reference to; especially in letters, documents and emails.

Usage notes

This word, when used in this particular sense, is often rendered as Re: (with a colon). It is not an abbreviation.

Synonyms

• about, apropos, as for; See also about

Etymology 2

Noun

re (uncountable)

(music) a syllable used in solfège to represent the second note of a major scale.

Etymology 3

Noun

re (uncountable)

Reinsurance.

Anagrams

• 'er, -'er, -er, E-R, E. R., E.R., ER, er, er.

Etymology 1

Proper noun

Re

(Egyptian mythology) Alternative form of Ra

Etymology 2

Symbol

Re

rupee

Etymology 3

Proper noun

Re

A municipality of Vestfold, Norway

Anagrams

• 'er, -'er, -er, E-R, E. R., E.R., ER, er, er.

Preposition

RE

Regarding, re.

Proper noun

RE

Initialism of Royal Engineers, a regiment in the British Army.

Noun

RE (countable and uncountable, plural REs)

(computing theory) Abbreviation of "recursively enumerable"; the class of decision problems for which a 'yes' answer can be verified by a Turing machine in a finite amount of time.

Abbreviation of Religious Education.

Abbreviation of rare earth.

(biochemistry, genetics) Initialism of response element.

Anagrams

• 'er, -'er, -er, E-R, E. R., E.R., ER, er, er.

Source: Wiktionary



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