Dictionary: REM'BLE – RE-MI'GRATE

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REM'BLE, v.t.

To remove. – Grose.

RE-ME'DI-A-BLE, a. [from remedy.]

That may be remedied or cured. The evil is believed to be remediable.

RE-ME'DI-A-BLY, adv.

So as to be susceptible of remedy or cure.

RE-ME'DI-AL, a. [L. remedialis.]

Affording a remedy; intended for a remedy, or for the removal of an evil. The remedial part of law is so necessary a consequence of the declaratory and directory, hat laws without it must be very vague and imperfect. Statutes are declaratory or remedial. – Blackstone.

RE-ME'DI-ATE, a. [In the sense of remedial, is not in use.]

REM'E-DI-ED, pp. [from remedy.]

Cured; healed; repaired.

RE-MED'I-LESS, a. [In modern books, the accent is placed on the first syllable, which would be well if there were no derivatives; but remedilessly, remedilessness, require the accent on the second syllable.]

  1. Not admitting a remedy; incurable; desperate; as, a remediless disease.
  2. Irreparable; as, a loss or damage is remediless.
  3. Not admitting change or reversal; as, a remediless doom. – Milton.
  4. Not admitting recovery; as, a remediless delusion. – South.


In a manner or degree that precludes a remedy. – Clarendon.



REM'E-DY, n. [L. remedium; re and medeor, to heal; Fr. remède.]

  1. That which cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; with for; as, a remedy for the gout.
  2. That which counteracts an evil of any kind; with for, to or against; usually with for. Civil government is the remedy for the evils of natural liberty. What remedy can be provided for extravagance in dress? The man who shall invent an effectual remedy for intemperance, will deserve every thing from his fellow men.
  3. That which cures uneasiness. Our griefs how swift, our remedies how slow. – Prior.
  4. That which repairs loss or disaster; reparation. In the death of a man there is no remedy. – Wisdom.

REM'E-DY, v.t. [Fr. remedier.]

  1. To cure; to heal; as, to remedy a disease.
  2. To cure; to remove, as an evil; as, to remedy grief; to remedy the evils of a war.
  3. To repair; to remove mischief; in a very general sense.

REM'E-DY-ING, ppr.

Curing; healing; removing; restoring from a bad to a good state.

RE-MELT', v.t. [re and melt.]

To melt a second time.


Melted again.


Melting again.

RE-MEM'BER, v.t. [Norm. remembre; Low L. rememoror; re and memoror. See Memory.]

  1. To have in the mind an idea which had been in the mind before, and which recurs to the mind without effort. We are said to remember any thing, when the idea of it arises in the mind with the consciousness that we have had this idea before. – Watts.
  2. When we use effort to recall an idea, we are said to recollect it. This distinction is not always observed. Hence, remember is often used as synonymous with recollect, that is, to call to mind. We say, we can not remember a fact, when we mean, we can not recollect it. Remember the days of old. – Deut. xxxii.
  3. To bear or keep in mind; to attend to. Remember what I warn thee; shun to taste. – Milton.
  4. To preserve the memory of; to preserve from being forgotten. Let them have their wages duly paid, / And something over to remember me. – Shak.
  5. To mention. [Not in use.] – Ayliffe.
  6. To put in mind; to remind; as, to remember one of his duty. [Not in use.] Clarendon.
  7. To think of and consider; to meditate. – Ps. lxiii.
  8. To bear in mind with esteem; or to reward. – Eccles. ix.
  9. To bear in mind with praise or admiration; to celebrate. – 1 Chron. xvi.
  10. To bear in mind with favor, care, and regard for the safety or deliverance of any one. – Ps. lxxiv. Gen. viii. Gen. xix.
  11. To bear in mind with intent to reward or punish. – 3 John. 10. Jer. xxxi.
  12. To bear in mind with confidence; to trust in. – Ps. xx.
  13. To bear in mind with the purpose of assisting or relieving. – Gal. ii.
  14. To bear in mind with reverence; to obey. Remember thy Creator in the days of thy youth. – Eccles. xii.
  15. To bear in mind with regard; to keep as sacred; to observe. Remember the sabbath-day, to keep it holy. – Exod. xx. To remember mercy, is to exercise it. – Hab. iii.


Kept in mind; recollected.


One that remembers. – Wotton.


Having in mind.


  1. The retaining or having in mind an idea which had been present before, or an idea which had been previously received from an object when present, and which recurs to the mind afterward without the presence of its object. Technically, remembrance differs from reminiscence and recollection, as the former implies that an idea occurs to the mind spontaneously, or without much mental exertion. The latter imply the power or the act of recalling ideas which do not spontaneously recur to the mind. The righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance. – Ps. cxii. Remembrance is when the same idea recurs, without the operation of the like object on the external sensory. – Locke.
  2. Transmission of a fact from one to another. Titans / Among the heav'ns the immortal fact display'd, / Lest the remembrance of his grief should fail. – Addison.
  3. Account preserved; something to assist the memory. Those proceedings and remembrances are in the Tower. – Hale.
  4. Memorial. But in remembrance of so brave a deed, / A tomb and funeral honors I decreed. – Dryden.
  5. A token by which one is kept in the memory. Keep this remembrance for thy Julia's sake. – Shak.
  6. Notice of something absent. Let your remembrance still apply to Banquo. – Shak.
  7. Power of remembering; limit of time within which a fact can be remembered; as when we say, an event took place before our remembrance, or since our remembrance.
  8. Honorable memory. [Not in use.] – Shak.
  9. Admonition. – Shak.
  10. Memorandum; a note to help the memory. – Chillingworth.


  1. One that reminds, or revives the remembrance of any thing. God is present in the consciences of good and bad; he is there a remembrancer to call our actions to mind. – Taylor.
  2. An officer in the exchequer of England, whose business is to record certain papers and proceedings, make out processes, &c.; a recorder. The officers bearing this name were formerly called clerks of the remembrance. – Encyc.

RE-MEM'O-RATE, v.t. [L. rememoratus, rememoror.]

To remember; to revive in the memory. [Not in use.]


Remembrance. [Not in use.]

RE-MER'CIE, or RE-MER'CY, v.t. [Fr. remercier.]

To thank. [Not in use.] – Spenser.

RE-MI'GRATE, v.i. [L. remigro; re and migro, to migrate.]

To remove back again to a former place or state; to return. [See Migrate.] – Boyle.