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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English rǣd. Cognate with Danish råd, Dutch raad, German Rat, Swedish råd.

Noun

Singular
rede

Plural
-

rede (-)
  1. (archaic) Help, advice, counsel.
    • 1885: When the Bull heard these words he knew the Ass to be his friend and thanked him, saying, "Right is thy rede" — Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, vol. 1
    • 1954: ‘Yet do not cast all hope away. Tomorrow is unknown. Rede oft is found at the rising of the Sun.’ — JRR Tolkien, The Two Towers
  2. (archaic) Decision, a plan.

Etymology 2

An early form of read.

Verb

Infinitive
to rede

Third person singular
redes

Simple past
red or redd

Past participle
red or redd

Present participle
reding

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

(archaic except in dialects)

  1. (archaic) To govern, protect.
  2. (archaic) To discuss, deliberate.
  3. (archaic) To advise.

Dutch

Noun

rede c

  1. address, discourse
  2. reason
  3. place to anchor, anchorage

Derived terms


Middle English

Etymology

Old English hrēod.

Noun

rede

  1. reed

Descendants


Portuguese

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:pt:Template:lang:la derivations]] rete.

Noun

rede

  1. net

Swedish

Noun

Inflection for rede Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rede redet reden redena
Genitive redes redets redens redenas
  1. A bird's nest.

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