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From re- + Latin adeptus, past participle of adipisci (to obtain).


readept (third-person singular simple present readepts, present participle readepting, simple past and past participle readepted)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To regain; to recover.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for readept in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)