refect
transitive verb Etymology: Latin refectus, past participle of reficere Date: 14th century archaic to refresh with food or drink

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  • Refect — Re*fect (r?*f?kt), v. t. [L. refectus, p. p. of reficere; pref. re re + facere to make.] To restore after hunger or fatigue; to refresh. [Archaic] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refect — [ri fekt′] vt. [LME refecken < pp. of L reficere: in later use, back form. < REFECTION] Archaic to refresh with food or drink …   English World dictionary

  • refect — /ri fekt /, v.t. Archaic. to refresh, esp. with food or drink. [1425 75; late ME; < L refectus, ptp. of reficere to make again, renew, equiv. to re RE + fec , comb. form of facere to make, DO1 + tus ptp. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • refect — verb To refresh; restore after hunger or fatigue …   Wiktionary

  • refect — To induce refection. * * * re·fect (re fektґ) to induce refection …   Medical dictionary

  • refect — re·fect …   English syllables

  • refect — re•fect [[t]rɪˈfɛkt[/t]] v. t. archaic to refresh, esp. with food or drink • Etymology: 1425–75; < L refectus, ptp. of reficere to make again, renew =re re + ficere, comb. form of facere to make, do I …   From formal English to slang

  • refect — rə̇ˈfekt, rēˈ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin refectus, past participle of reficere to remake, renew, restore archaic : to restore after hunger or fatigue : refresh with food or drink …   Useful english dictionary

  • refection — refective, adj. refectorial /ree fek tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. /ri fek sheuhn/, n. 1. refreshment, esp. with food or drink. 2. a portion of food or drink; repast. [1300 50; ME refeccioun < L refection (s. of refectio) restoration, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • égal — égal, ale, aux [ egal, o ] adj. • igal v. 1150; réfect. de l a. fr. evel, ivel d apr. le lat. æqualis 1 ♦ Qui est de même quantité, dimension, nature, qualité ou valeur. ⇒ 1. équivalent, identique, même, pareil, semblable, similaire; équi , homo …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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