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4 letters words from 'rede'

DEER 5DERE 5
DREE 5ERED 5
REDE 5REED 5

3 letters words from 'rede'

DEE 4ERE 3
RED 4REE 3

2 letters words from 'rede'

DE 3ED 3
EE 2ER 2
RE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of rede

rede erde rdee dree edre dere reed ered reed ered eerd eerd rdee dree rede erde dere edre eder deer eedr eedr deer eder

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word rede. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in rede.

Definitions and meaning of rede

rede

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹiːd/

Etymology 1

From Middle English rede, from Old English rǣd, from Proto-West Germanic *rād, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaz. Cognate with Danish råd, Dutch raad, German Rat, Swedish råd, Norwegian Bokmål råd . Indo-European cognates include Old Irish ráidid (to speak, say, tell). Doublet of rada.

Alternative forms

  • read

Noun

rede (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) Help, advice, counsel.
    • 1603, William Shakespeare, "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark", Act 1, Scene 3:
      Ophelia:
      Do not, as some ungracious pastors do,
      Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven,
      Whiles, like a puffed and reckless libertine,
      Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads,
      And recks not his own rede.
    • 1885, Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, vol. 1:
      When the Bull heard these words he knew the Ass to be his friend and thanked him, saying, "Right is thy rede"
    • 1954, JRR Tolkien, The Two Towers:
      ‘Yet do not cast all hope away. Tomorrow is unknown. Rede oft is found at the rising of the Sun.’
  2. (archaic) Decision, a plan.

Etymology 2

From Middle English reden, ræden, from Old English rǣdan (to counsel, advise; plot, design; rule, govern, guide; determine, decide, decree; read, explain), from Proto-West Germanic *rādan, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaną.

Cognate with German raten, Low German raden, Dutch raden. More at read.

Verb

rede (third-person singular simple present redes, present participle reding, simple past and past participle red or redd)

  1. (transitive, archaic or Britain dialectal) To govern, protect.
  2. (transitive, archaic or Britain dialectal) To discuss, deliberate.
  3. (transitive, archaic or Britain dialectal) To advise.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, chapter v, in Le Morte Darthur, book IV:
      The meane whyle his squyer founde wryten vpon the crosse that Bagdemagus shold neuer retorne vnto the Courte ageyne / tyll he had wonne a knyȝtes body of the round table body for body / lo syr said his squyer / here I fynde wrytyng of yow / therfor I rede yow retorne ageyne to the Courte / that shalle I neuer said Bagdemagus
  4. (transitive, archaic or Britain dialectal) To interpret (a riddle or dream); explain.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)
    • 1836, Thomas Carlyle, Sartor Resartus
      The secret of Man's Being is still like the Sphinx's secret: a riddle that he cannot rede.
Derived terms
  • berede
  • misrede

Anagrams

  • Reed, de re, deer, dere, dree, reed

Alemannic German

Etymology

From Middle High German reden, from Old High German redōn, rediōn, from reda, redia, radia (speech, talking). Cognate with German reden.

Verb

rede (third-person singular simple present redt, past participle gredt, auxiliary haa)

  1. to speak, talk
    • 1902, Robert Walser, Der Teich:
      I cha nit rede. Es drückt mer der Atem ab.
      I cannot speak. It takes my breath away.

Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse hreiðr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /reːðə/, [ˈʁæðð̩]
  • Homophone: redde

Noun

rede c (singular definite reden, plural indefinite reder)

  1. nest (bird-built structure)
Inflection

References

  • “rede,1” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 2

From Middle Low German rēde, Middle Low German: gerēde from Proto-Germanic *raidijaz, *garaidijaz, cognate eith English ready, Norwegian grei.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /reːðə/, [ˈʁæðð̩]
  • Homophone: redde

Adjective

rede

  1. ready
  2. prepared

References

  • “rede,4” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 3

From Old Norse reiða, from Proto-Germanic *raidijaną (to arange), derived from *raidaz, see above.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /reːˀ/, [ˈʁæˀ]

Verb

rede (past tense redte, past participle redt)

  1. to comb (to groom the hair with a toothed implement)
  2. to make (a bed)
  3. (obsolete) to prepare
Inflection
Derived terms
  • berede
  • udrede

References

  • “rede,3” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 4

From Old Norse reiða, related to the previous word.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /reːðə/, [ˈʁæðð̩]
  • Homophone: redde

Noun

rede (indeclinable)

  1. insight, clarification
Derived terms
  • redegøre or gøre rede (to account)
  • urede
  • vildrede

References

  • “rede,2” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈreː.də/
  • Hyphenation: re‧de
  • Rhymes: -eːdə
  • Homophone: reden

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch rēde, from Proto-Germanic *raþjǭ (reasoning, account).

Noun

rede f (plural redes or reden, diminutive redetje n)

  1. reason (as a concept)
  2. address, discourse
Derived terms
  • in de rede vallen
  • redekunde
  • redelijk
  • redeloos
  • redeneren
  • redevoeren
  • troonrede
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: rede

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch rêde, presumably related to the root of rijden.

Noun

rede f (plural reden or redens, diminutive redetje n)

  1. A place to anchor, anchorage
Alternative forms
  • ree (now literary or dialectal)
  • reede (obsolete)
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: rede

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

rede

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of rijden
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of reden

Anagrams

  • reed

Galician

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese rede (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin rēte.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈreðe̝/

Noun

rede f (plural redes)

  1. net (mesh of strings)
  2. fishing net (mesh of strings used to trap fish)
    • 1390, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Versión gallega del Códice latino del siglo XII atribuido al papa Calisto I. Madrid: C.S.I.C., page 208:
      Homes sandios et jente louqua, nõ deuedes a chamar Santiago caualeiro mais pescador que leixou o barquo et as redes ẽno mar de Galilea et foyse cõ Nostro Señor, et el fezoo pescador dos homes porque por la sua preegaçõ gaanou moytas almas para el.
      Ignorant men and fool people, you shouldn't call Saint James knight but fisherman, because he left his ship and the nets in the sea of Galilee and went away with Our Lord, and He made him a fisherman of men, because through his preaching he gained many souls for Him
  3. network (an interconnected group or system)
  4. (Internet) the Net; the Web (the Internet)
  5. business chain (businesses with the same brand name)

Derived terms

  • enredar

References

  • “rede” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “rede” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “rede” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “rede” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “rede” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

German

Pronunciation

Verb

rede

  1. First-person singular present of reden.
  2. Imperative singular of reden.
  3. First-person singular subjunctive I of reden.
  4. Third-person singular subjunctive I of reden.

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛ.de/
  • Rhymes: -ɛde
  • Hyphenation: rè‧de

Etymology 1

Apheresis of erede.

Noun

rede m or f (plural redi)

  1. (obsolete) Aphetic form of erede

References

  • rede in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

rede f pl

  1. plural of reda

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English rēad.

Adjective

rede

  1. Alternative form of red

Etymology 2

From Old English rǣd, from Proto-West Germanic *rād, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaz.

Alternative forms

  • ræd, ræde, red

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɛːd/, /reːd/

Noun

rede (plural redes)

  1. counsel, advice, recommendation
  2. persuasion, convincing
  3. agreement, permission, allowance
  4. decree, edict
  5. decision, will, purpose
  6. judgement, judicial decision, opinion
  7. plan, strategy, programme, plot
  8. event, happening, occurence
  9. benefit, boon, help
  10. deliberation, discussion
  11. wisdom
Descendants
  • English: rede
  • Scots: rede
References
  • “rēd (n.(1))” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-03-30.

Etymology 3

From Old English hrēod, from Proto-West Germanic *hreud.

Alternative forms

  • reed, reod, red, reede

Pronunciation

  • (Early ME) IPA(key): /røːd/
  • IPA(key): /reːd/

Noun

rede (plural redes)

  1. reed, flax (plant)
  2. The stalk of a reed
  3. straw, thatching
  4. A reed pen
Descendants
  • English: reed
  • Scots: red, rede
References
  • “rēd (n.(3))” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-03-30.

Etymology 4

From Old English hræd.

Adjective

rede

  1. Alternative form of rade
Descendants
  • English: rad

Etymology 5

From Old English rǣdan.

Verb

rede

  1. Alternative form of reden
Descendants
  • English: (to) read

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Middle Low German rede

Adjective

rede (indeclinable)

  1. ready
  2. prepared

Etymology 2

From Old Norse hreiðr

Alternative forms

  • reir

Noun

rede n (definite singular redet, indefinite plural reder, definite plural reda or redene)

  1. a nest (e.g. bird's nest)

Etymology 3

From Old Norse reiða.

Verb

rede (imperative red, present tense reder, passive redes, simple past and past participle reda or redet, present participle redende)

  1. to ascertain
  2. to clarify

References

  • “rede” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese rede, from Latin rēte.

Pronunciation

Noun:

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈʁe.ðɨ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʁe.d͡ʒi/, /ˈhe.d͡ʒi/
    • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈɦe.dɪ/

Noun

rede f (plural redes)

  1. net (mesh of strings)
    1. (fishing) net (mesh of strings used to trap fish)
      Synonym: rede de pesca
    2. (sports) net (mesh behind the goal frame)
    3. hairnet (netting worn over one's hair)
  2. (figurative) sieve (something that catches and filters everything)
  3. (figurative) web; net; a trap
    Synonyms: cilada, armadilha, ardil
  4. hammock (suspended bed or couch made of cloth or netting)
    Synonyms: rede de dormir, rede de descanso
  5. network (an interconnected group or system)
    1. (business) chain (businesses with the same brand name)
    2. (broadcasting) network (group of affiliated television stations)
    3. (networking) (computers and other devices connected together to share information)
    4. (Internet) the Net; the Web (the Internet)
      Synonyms: Internet, Web, Net
    5. an infrastructural system
      Synonym: sistema

Derived terms

Verb

rede

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of redar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of redar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of redar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of redar

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

rede (Cyrillic spelling реде)

  1. vocative singular of red

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse hreiðr

Noun

rede n

  1. A bird's nest.

Declension

Anagrams

  • eder

Source: wiktionary.org
  • somewhat red.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)