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From Latin redditio, from reddere (to give back, to return). Compare French reddition. See render.


reddition (countable and uncountable, plural redditions)

  1. restoration; restitution: surrender
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  2. explanation; representation
    • Chapman
      the reddition or application of the comparison

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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



reddition f (plural redditions)

  1. reddition