ret

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See also: Ret. and rét

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ret

  1. retired

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ret (third-person singular simple present rets, present participle retting, simple past and past participle retted)

  1. (transitive) To prepare (flax, hemp etc.) for further processing by soaking, which facilitates separation of fibers from the woody parts of the stem.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 621:
      the lowland nearly silent except for water-thrushes, the harvested fields, the smell of hops being dried in kilns, flax pulled up and piled in sheaves, in local practice not to be retted till the spring

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Verb[edit]

ret

  1. Third-person singular present indicative form of retre.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of retre.

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *rъtъ.

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Noun[edit]

ret m

  1. lip

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse réttr, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

Adjective[edit]

ret (neuter ret, definite and plural rette)

  1. straight
  2. right, proper
  3. rightful
  4. plain (in knitting)

Adverb[edit]

ret

  1. straight
  2. rightly, properly
  3. rather, quite

Etymology 2[edit]

Maybe from Middle Low German richte.

Noun[edit]

ret c (singular definite retten, plural indefinite retter)

  1. (uncountable) right, justice, law
  2. court, courtroom, lawcourt
  3. dish, course
  4. (uncountable) right side (e.g. of a fabric)
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Rafsi[edit]

ret

  1. rafsi of preti.

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English red.

Adjective[edit]

ret

  1. red