Words starting with R

Reprimand meaning

Verb: reprimand Pronunciation: (‘re-pru,mãnd) Reprimand meaning: Rebuke formally Synonyms: censure, criminate  Censure severely or angrily Synonyms: call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, …

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Relish meaning

Noun: relish Pronunciation: (re-lish) Relish meaning: Vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment Synonyms: gusto, zest, zestfulness Spicy or savory condiment The taste experience when a savory condiment is taken into the mouth Synonyms: flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, …

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Rase meaning

raze meaning

Verb: rase Pronunciation:  (reyz) Rase meaning: Destroy or tear down so as to make flat with the ground Synonyms: level, raze, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down, flatten Quotations: William Shakespeare – The painful …

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Rob meaning

rob meaning

Verb: rob Pronunciation:(rób) Rob meaning: Take something away by force or without the consent of the owner Rip off; ask an unreasonable price Synonyms: overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, pluck, hook, skin Derived forms: robbed, …

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Rickety meaning

destitute meaning

Adjective: rickety Pronunciation: (ri-ki-tee) Rickety meaning: Lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality Affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets Inclined to shake as from weakness or defect Synonyms: shaky, wobbly, wonky, rachitic, decrepit, …

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Rattle meaning

rattle meaning

Verb: rattle Pronunciation: (ra-t(u)l) Rattle meaning: Make short successive sounds Shake and cause to make a rattling noise Disturb the composure of. Synonyms: enervate, faze, unnerve, unsettle Noun: rattle Rattle meaning: A rapid series of …

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Rubble meaning


Noun: rubble Pronunciation: (ru-bul) Rubble meaning: The remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up. Synonyms: debris, detritus, dust, junk Quotations: Ken Tower – When the companies actually come in with their earnings …

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Rudderless meaning


Adjective: rudderless Pronunciation: (ru-du-lus) Rudderless meaning: Aimlessly drifting Synonyms: adrift, afloat, aimless, directionless, plan less, undirected Quotations: Mahatma Gandhi – Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound …

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Rotunda meaning

rotunda meaning

Noun: rotunda Pronunciation: (row’tun-du) Rotunda meaning: A building having a circular plan and a dome. A large circular room. Quotations: Joseph Lowery – The president of these United States engaged in ceremony in the rotunda, …

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Reiterate meaning

reiterate meaning

Verb: reiterate Pronunciation: (ree’i-tu,reyt) Reiterate meaning: To say, state, or perform again. Synonyms: ingeminate, iterate, repeat, restate, retell Quotations: Robert Phillips – It looks like this is going to be just reiterating the policy. If …

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