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Definition of "re" []

  • Music The second tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio. (noun)
  • In reference to; in the case of; concerning. (preposition)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "re" in a sentence
  • "October 3, 2009 at 7:36 pm mi fa mi re ~do~ re ~~mi so fa mi re~ fa~~~~♪"
  • "Indians lived thousands of miles on every side from the sea, and had never seen it, yet they talked of the _pobbo mae re u_ -- the immense water; (_pobbo_, water; _mae_, great; _re_, the; _u_, an expression of magnification such as our _oh_)."
  • "Often have we occasion to behold great and afflicting re* verses in the external circumstances of opulent families, and miserable are they who have not been taught with virtuous equanimity to bear them, or who liave no re - sources in their own faculties, bodily, or mental, to apply them to other means of subsistence."