reddition

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin redditio, from reddere to give back, to return: compare French reddition. See render.

Noun[edit]

reddition (countable and uncountable, plural redditions)

  1. restoration; restitution: surrender
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Howell to this entry?)
  2. explanation; representation
    The reddition or application of the comparison. — Chapman.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.