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Tem 5 letras ( r e e v e )         3 vogais ( e e e )         2 consoantes ( r v )         Palavra ao contrário eveer

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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /riːv/ * Rhymes: -iːv

  • IPA(key): /riːv/
  • Rhymes: -iːv

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

Old English _rēfa_, an aphetism of ġerēfa. NOUN REEVE (_plural_ REEVES) * (historical) Any of several local officials, with varying responsibilities. * (Canada) The president of a township or municipal district council. * (military, historical) A proposed but unadopted commissioned rank of the Royal Air Force equivalent to wing commander. * 1936, _The Periodical_ (Oxford University Press), volumes 21–22, page 67 A list of new titles was manufactured as follows: _Ensign_, _Lieutenant_, _Flight-Leader_, _Squadron-Leader_, _REEVE_, _Banneret_, _Fourth-Ardian_, _Third-Ardian_, _Second-Ardian_, _Ardian_, _Air Marshal_. […] “REEVE”, perhaps, savoured a little too much of legal authority.

Old English rēfa, an aphetism of ġerēfa.

Noun

reeve (plural reeves)

  1. (historical) Any of several local officials, with varying responsibilities.
  2. (Canada) The president of a township or municipal district council.
  3. (military, historical) A proposed but unadopted commissioned rank of the Royal Air Force equivalent to wing commander.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Apparent alternate form of reef VERB REEVE (_third-person singular simple present_ REEVES, _present participle_ REEVING, _simple past and past participle_ REEVED) * (nautical, dialect) To pass a rope through a hole or opening, especially so as to fasten it. * 1930, William Faulkner, _As I Lay Dying_, Library of America, 1985, p.98: "Let the rope go," he says. With his other hand he reaches down and REEVES the two turns from the stanchion.

Apparent alternate form of reef

Verb

reeve (third-person singular simple present reeves, present participle reeving, simple past and past participle reeved)

  1. (nautical, dialect) To pass a rope through a hole or opening, especially so as to fasten it.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

NOUN REEVE (_plural_ REEVES) * A female of the species _Philomachus pugnax_, a highly gregarious, medium-sized wading bird of Eurasia; the male is a ruff.

Noun

reeve (plural reeves)

  1. A female of the species Philomachus pugnax, a highly gregarious, medium-sized wading bird of Eurasia; the male is a ruff.


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