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NounEdit

rec (countable and uncountable, plural recs)

  1. (informal) Abbreviation of recreation.
    At 11 o'clock, school's out, and it's time for rec.
  2. (countable, informal) A recommendation or suggestion.
  3. (countable, informal) A recreation ground.

VerbEdit

rec (third-person singular simple present recs, present participle rec'ing, simple past and past participle reced or rec'ed)

  1. (transitive, informal) To recommend.
  2. (transitive, informal) To record.

AdjectiveEdit

rec (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Abbreviation of recreational.

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *ɸrik- (furrow). Compare Occitan rèc (whence French arrèc) and Basque erreka.

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NounEdit

rec m (plural recs)

  1. irrigation ditch

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *raukiz, whence also Old Frisian rēk, Old Saxon rōk, Old Dutch rouc, Old High German rouh, Old Norse reykr. Possibly a loan from the Old Norse instead.

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NounEdit

rēc m

  1. smoke

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: rek