See also: Rede

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English rede, from Old English rǣd, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaz. Cognate with Danish råd, Dutch raad, German Rat, Swedish råd. Indo-European cognates include Latin ratiō(reason, judgment, counsel).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

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 2Edit

From Middle English reden, ræden, from Old English rǣdan(to counsel, advise; plot, design; rule, gover, guide; determine, decide, decree; read, explain). More at read.

VerbEdit

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?)
Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


Alemannic GermanEdit

VerbEdit

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.

DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rede

  1. ready
  2. prepared

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hreiðr.

NounEdit

rede c (singular definite reden, plural indefinite reder)

  1. nest (bird-built structure)
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse reiða.

VerbEdit

rede ‎(imperative red, infinitive at rede, present tense reder, past tense redte, perfect tense har redt)

  1. comb (to groom the hair with a toothed implement)
  2. make (a bed)

NounEdit

rede

  1. insight, clarification, especially in the expression gøre sig (selv) rede for

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. reason (as a concept)
  2. address, discourse
  3. place to anchor, anchorage

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

rede

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

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

VerbEdit

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.

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English ræd.

AdjectiveEdit

rede

  1. redness
  2. Alternative spelling of rǣde
  3. dative of ræd/rǣd/rað

DescendantsEdit

VerbEdit

rede

  1. to read

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse reiða.

VerbEdit

rede

  1. ascertain
  2. clarify
ConjugationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

rede

  1. ready
  2. prepared

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hreiðr

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

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

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

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese rede, from Latin rete.

PronunciationEdit

Noun:

Verb:

NounEdit

rede f (plural redes)

  1. net (mesh of strings)
    1. (fishing) net (mesh of strings used to trap fish)
    2. (sports) net (mesh behind the goal frame)
    3. hairnet (netting worn over one's hair)
  2. (figuratively) sieve (something that catches and filters everything)
  3. (figuratively) web; net; a trap
  4. hammock (suspended bed or couch made of cloth or netting)
  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)
    5. an infrastructural system
      A rede de esgoto.
      The sewer system.

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:rede.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

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

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

rede n

  1. A bird's nest.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of rede 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rede redet reden redena
Genitive redes redets redens redenas