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- Rear admiral, a rank in the Royal Navy.
- w:Royal Academy, Royal Academy, the Royal Academy of Arts is an art institution based in London, England.
- Royal Academician, a member of the Royal Academy.
- w:Royal Artillery, Royal Artillery, a regiment in the British Army.
- Someone who takes part in a race.
- A racehorse.
- An animal known for its fast speed, or suitable for racing; applied especially to a number of North American snakes, certain kinds of lake trout, etc.
- A vehicle or other device used for racing.
- An increase in wages.
The boss gave me a .
- (weightlifting) A shoulder exercise in which the arms are elevated against resistance.
- (curling) A shot in which the delivered stone bumps another stone forward.
- (poker) A bet which raised the previous bet.
- To cause to rise.
Raise your hand if want to say something.
- To collect.
He raises a lot of money for charity.
- To be brought up; to mature
Chew with your mouth shut — were you raised in a barn?
- (poker) To respond to an initial bet by increasing the amount required to continue in the hand.
John bet, and Julie raised requiring John to put in more money.
- To create; to constitute (a use, or a beneficial interest in property).
- There should be some consideration (i.e. payment or exchange) to raise a use.
- a keeper, guardian, or soldier who ranges over a region to protect the area or enforce the law.
- Quickly, with minimal time between occurrences.
- The attorney peppered him with questions, barely giving him time to reply.
- (nautical) a naval officer below the rank of vice admiral
- (slang) A proctologist
(abbreviated as recce
- The act of scouting or explore, exploring (especially military or medical) to gain information.
- To cover again.
- To get better from; to recuperate.
- To win (something) back.
- (alternative spelling of, red-eye)
- (idiom) A cue, warning, or alert; a sign or signal that something is wrong.
- Improper formatting is a to look for other problems with the data.
- Collectively, items or material that have been discarded; rubbish, garbage.
- (transitive) To decline (a request or demand).
My request for a pay rise was refused.
I refuse to listen to this nonsense any more.
- (intransitive) To decline a request or demand; to withhold permission.
- I asked the star if I could have her autograph, but she refused.
- discarded, Discarded, rejected.
- An army unit, larger than a company and smaller than a division, consisting of at least two battalions, normally commanded by a colonel.
- A formal recording of names, events, transactions etc.
- A book of such entries.
- An entry in such a book.
- The act of registering.
- A device that automatically records a quantity etc.
- (computing) Part of the central processing unit used to store and manipulate numbers.
- (printing) The exact alignment of lines, margins and colors.
- (music) The range of a voice or instrument.
- (music) An organ stop.
- (Always voluntary) To sign over for safe keeping. Abandons complete ownership for partial.
- (linguistics) a style of a language used in a particular context
- (transitive) To enter in a register.
- (transitive) To enroll, especially to vote.
- (transitive) To record, especially in writing.
- (transitive) To express outward signs.
- (context, transitive, mail) To record officially and handle specially.
- (context, transitive, printing) To adjust so as to be properly aligned.
- (intransitive) To place one's name, or have one's name placed in a register.
- (intransitive) To enroll as a student.
- (intransitive) To make an impression.
- (intransitive) To be in proper alignment.
- A member of the British Army as opposed to a member of the Territorial Army or Reserve.
- A frequent, routine visitor to an establishment.
- (Canadian English) A coffee with one cream and one sugar.
- with constant frequency or pattern.
- normal; ordinary
- obeying rules
- (grammar) (of a verb, plural, etc) following a set or common pattern
The verb "to walk" is regular.
The noun "mouse" has the irregular plural "mice".
- frequent or common
He made visits to go see his mother.
- (snowboarding): Riding with the left foot forward.
- exemplary, Exemplary; excellent example of; utter.
- a John Bull
- the act of reinforcing, the state of being reinforced or something that reinforces
- (in plural) additional troops or materiel sent to support a military action
- (behavioral psychology) the process whereby behavior is increased because of a consequence associated with that behavior
- Some one or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute.
- A soldier who is assigned as reserved; after training, no longer in full active duty.
- (rare) The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; also, a place to which one retires.
His is by a lake.
- (dated) A call sounded on a bugle, announcing to skirmishers that they are to retire, or fall back.
- At the , the cavalry fell back.'''
(retires, retiring, retired
- (transitive) To withdraw; to take away; -- sometimes used reflexively.
He retired himself from the party.
- (transitive) To withdraw from circulation, or from the market; to take up and pay; as, to retire bonds; to retire a note.
The central bank retired those notes five years ago.
- (transitive) To cause to retire; specifically, to designate as no longer qualified for active service; to place on the retired list; as, to retire a military or naval officer.
The board retired the old major.
- (transitive) (cricket) of a batsman, to voluntarily stop batting so that the next batsman can bat
Jones retired in favour of Smith.
- (transitive) (baseball) of a fielder, to make a defensive play which results in a runner or the batter being put out
Jones retired Smith 6-3.
- (intransitive) To go back or return; to draw back or away; to keep aloof; to withdraw or retreat, as from observation; to go into privacy; as, to retire to his home; to retire from the world, or from notice.
- I will to the study.''
- (intransitive) To retreat from action or danger; to withdraw for safety or pleasure; as, to retire from battle.
The regiment retired from the fray after the Major was killed.
- (intransitive) To withdraw from a public station, from working, or from business
Having made a large fortune, he retired.
He wants to at 55.
- (intransitive) To recede; to fall or bend back; as, the shore of the sea retires in bays and gulfs.
Past the point, the shore retires into a sequence of coves.
- (intransitive) To go to bed; as, he usually retires early.
- I will for the night.
- The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer; the portion of one's life after retiring from one's career.
- (obsolete): A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode.
- The act of a person returning.
- "Upon my ..."
- A return ticket.
- An item that is returned, e.g. due to a defect.
- (finance): Gain or loss from an investment. "It yielded a of 5%..."
- (context, taxation, finance): A report of income submitted to a government for purposes of specifying exact tax payment amounts. A tax return.
- (computing) A character that indicates a new line. Hexadecimal %x0d, decimal 13. Old typewriters had a carriage that lined up the paper with the printing strike-arms; with the advent of electronic typewriters, the "carriage return" key would realign the printing at the left margin, and advance to a new line. Early computers added
<CR><LF> (13,10) to indicate a new line, with variations such as <LF> (10), <CR> (13) and even <LF><CR> (10,13). Modern computer use has expanded the meaning to denote a new paragraph.
- (computing) The act of going back from a called procedure to the procedure that called it.
- (computing) The data passed back from a called procedure to the calling procedure (also return value).
- A short extention (perpendicular) of a desk, usually slightly lower.
- (context, Football (American)): Catching a ball after a punt, and running it back towards the opposing team.
- (cricket) A throw from a fielder to the wicket-keeper or to another fielder at the wicket.
- To give something back to its original holder/owner.
- To take something back to a retailer for a refund.
- To come back after some period of time, or at regular intervals.
- To go back in thought, narration, or argument. "But to to my story."
- (context, Tennis): To bat the ball in response to a serve over the net.
- (context, Card games): To play a card as a result of another player's lead; a trump.
- (cricket) To throw a ball back to the wicket-keeper (or a fielder at that position) from somewhere in the field.
- (computing) (intransitive) To go back from a called procedure to the procedure that called it.
- (computing) (transitive) Of a called procedure, to pass back (data) to the calling procedure.
- Republic of Korea (South Korea)
- the reading aloud of a list of names, and subsequent responses, in order to determine who is present or absent
- the time of day fixed for such an event
- such an event in a legislative body in order to determine if a quorum exists
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