Name Report For First Name RION:


First name RION's origin is Irish. RION means "kingly". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with RION below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of rion.(Brown names are of the same origin (Irish) with RION and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with RION - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming RION


catriona zorion arion cebriones hyperion alastriona arionna briona brione brioni brionna brionne briony charion marion riona adrion brion dairion dorion gurion jarion lamarion clarion orion garion torion

NAMES RHYMING WITH RİON (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (ion) - Names That Ends with ion:

carnation odion sion bendision histion amphion deucalion echion endymion iasion ion ixion kedalion ophion pygmalion adoracion anunciacion ascencion asuncion battzion caerlion concepcion consolacion encarnacion exaltacion albion davion devion fabion faiion jamion kevion lion merlion tavion travion trevion zion benzion dion pution eadaion marmion dillion einion tzion

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (on) - Names That Ends with on:

afton aedon solon strephon sidon cihuaton nijlon sokanon accalon dudon hebron pendragon antton erromon gotzon txanton celyddon eburacon mabon alston alton benton burton carelton fenton hamilton harrison kenton pierson preston ralston rawson remington rexton sexton stanton weston aymon ganelon vernon glendon lon anton acheron acteon aeson agamemnon alcmaeon amphitryon andraemon bellerophon biton cadmon cenon

NAMES RHYMING WITH RİON (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (rio) - Names That Begins with rio:

rio riobard riocard rioghbhardan rioghnach riordain riordan

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (ri) - Names That Begins with ri:

ria riagan rian rica ricadene ricadonna ricard ricarda ricardo ricca riccardo rice rich richael richard richardo richelle richer richere richie richlynn richman richmond rick rickard ricker rickey rickie rickman rickward ricky ricman rico ricwea ricweard rida riddhi riddoc riddock rider ridere ridge ridgeiey ridgeley ridgely ridha ridhi ridley ridpath ridwan rigby rigel rigg riggs rigmor rihana riikka rikard rikka rikkard rikward ril riley rilla rille rilletta rillette rillia rillie rilynn rim rima rimona rina rinan rinat rinc ring rinji rinna rinnah ripley rique risa rishim risley risteard risto riston rita ritchie ritsa ritter


First Names which starts with 'r' and ends with 'n':

raanan rabican radburn raedan raedanoran raedeman raegan raelynn rahman raidon raidyn rainan raison rajan rakin ramadan ramon ramsden ran randkin randon randson ranen rankin ranon raven ravin ravyn rawgon rayburn raydon rayhan rayhurn raylen rayman raymon rayyan razvan re'uven readman reagan reaghan reaghann redamann redman regan reghan reign ren renton reuben reuhen reyburn reyhurn reylynn rhearn rhiannon rhyannon rivalen rivalin roan robbin robertson robin rodman rogan rohan rohon roibin roldan rollan romain roman ron ronan rondalyn ronn ronson rosaleen roselin roselyn roshan roshin rosiyn roslin roslyn rosselin rosselyn rosston rousskin rouvin rowan rowen roweson rowin rowson rowyn royan royden rozhin

English Words Rhyming RION


allerionnoun (n.) Am eagle without beak or feet, with expanded wings.

asterionnoun (n.) The point on the side of the skull where the lambdoid, parieto-mastoid and occipito-mastoid sutures.

brionynoun (n.) See Bryony.

burionnoun (n.) The red-breasted house sparrow of California (Carpodacus frontalis); -- called also crimson-fronted bullfinch.

carrionnoun (n.) The dead and putrefying body or flesh of an animal; flesh so corrupted as to be unfit for food.
 noun (n.) A contemptible or worthless person; -- a term of reproach.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to dead and putrefying carcasses; feeding on carrion.

centurionnoun (n.) A military officer who commanded a minor division of the Roman army; a captain of a century.

chorionnoun (n.) The outer membrane which invests the fetus in the womb; also, the similar membrane investing many ova at certain stages of development.
 noun (n.) The true skin, or cutis.
 noun (n.) The outer membrane of seeds of plants.

clarionnoun (n.) A kind of trumpet, whose note is clear and shrill.

clarionetnoun (n.) See Clarinet.

criterionnoun (n.) A standard of judging; any approved or established rule or test, by which facts, principles opinions, and conduct are tried in forming a correct judgment respecting them.

decurionnoun (n.) A head or chief over ten; especially, an officer who commanded a division of ten soldiers.

decurionatenoun (n.) The office of a decurion.

durionnoun (n.) The fruit of the durio. It is oval or globular, and eight or ten inches long. It has a hard prickly rind, containing a soft, cream-colored pulp, of a most delicious flavor and a very offensive odor. The seeds are roasted and eaten like chestnuts.

hipparionnoun (n.) An extinct genus of Tertiary mammals allied to the horse, but three-toed, having on each foot a small lateral hoof on each side of the main central one. It is believed to be one of the ancestral genera of the Horse family.

historionomernoun (n.) One versed in the phenomena of history and the laws controlling them.

histrionnoun (n.) A player.

histrionicadjective (a.) Alt. of Histrionical

histrionicaladjective (a.) Of or relating to the stage or a stageplayer; befitting a theatre; theatrical; -- sometimes in a bad sense.

histrionicismnoun (n.) The histronic art; stageplaying.

histrionismnoun (n.) Theatrical representation; acting; affectation.

hyperionnoun (n.) The god of the sun; in the later mythology identified with Apollo, and distinguished for his beauty.

hyperthyrionnoun (n.) That part of the architrave which is over a door or window.

hypoarionnoun (n.) An oval lobe beneath each of the optic lobes in many fishes; one of the inferior lobes.

marionettenoun (n.) A puppet moved by strings, as in a puppet show.
 noun (n.) The buffel duck.

morionnoun (n.) A kind of open helmet, without visor or beaver, and somewhat resembling a hat.
 noun (n.) A dark variety of smoky quartz.

murrionnoun (n.) A morion. See Morion.
 adjective (a.) Infected with or killed by murrain.

orchestrionnoun (n.) A large music box imitating a variety of orchestral instruments.

orionnoun (n.) A large and bright constellation on the equator, between the stars Aldebaran and Sirius. It contains a remarkable nebula visible to the naked eye.

orpharionnoun (n.) An old instrument of the lute or cittern kind.

peristerionnoun (n.) The herb vervain (Verbena officinalis).

rigarionnoun (n.) See Irrigation.

satyrionnoun (n.) Any one of several kinds of orchids.

septentrionnoun (n.) The north or northern regions.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Septentrional

septentrionaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the north; northern.

septentrionalitynoun (n.) Northerliness.

sturionesnoun (n. pl.) An order of fishes including the sturgeons.

sturioniannoun (n.) One of the family of fishes of which the sturgeon is the type.

trionychoideanoun (n. pl.) A division of chelonians which comprises Trionyx and allied genera; -- called also Trionychoides, and Trionychina.

trionyxnoun (n.) A genus of fresh-water or river turtles which have the shell imperfectly developed and covered with a soft leathery skin. They are noted for their agility and rapacity. Called also soft tortoise, soft-shell tortoise, and mud turtle.

turionnoun (n.) Same as Turio.

turioniferousadjective (a.) Producing shoots, as asparagus.

trionalnoun (n.) A compound similar to sulphonal, used as a hypnotic in medicine.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH RİON (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (ion) - English Words That Ends with ion:

abacinationnoun (n.) The act of abacinating.

abactionnoun (n.) Stealing cattle on a large scale.

abalienationnoun (n.) The act of abalienating; alienation; estrangement.

abannationnoun (n.) Alt. of Abannition

abannitionnoun (n.) Banishment.

abarticulationnoun (n.) Articulation, usually that kind of articulation which admits of free motion in the joint; diarthrosis.

abbreviationnoun (n.) The act of shortening, or reducing.
 noun (n.) The result of abbreviating; an abridgment.
 noun (n.) The form to which a word or phrase is reduced by contraction and omission; a letter or letters, standing for a word or phrase of which they are a part; as, Gen. for Genesis; U.S.A. for United States of America.
 noun (n.) One dash, or more, through the stem of a note, dividing it respectively into quavers, semiquavers, or demi-semiquavers.

abdicationnoun (n.) The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne, government, power, authority.

abductionnoun (n.) The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.
 noun (n.) The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
 noun (n.) The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.
 noun (n.) A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.

aberrationnoun (n.) The act of wandering; deviation, especially from truth or moral rectitude, from the natural state, or from a type.
 noun (n.) A partial alienation of reason.
 noun (n.) A small periodical change of position in the stars and other heavenly bodies, due to the combined effect of the motion of light and the motion of the observer; called annual aberration, when the observer's motion is that of the earth in its orbit, and daily or diurnal aberration, when of the earth on its axis; amounting when greatest, in the former case, to 20.4", and in the latter, to 0.3". Planetary aberration is that due to the motion of light and the motion of the planet relative to the earth.
 noun (n.) The convergence to different foci, by a lens or mirror, of rays of light emanating from one and the same point, or the deviation of such rays from a single focus; called spherical aberration, when due to the spherical form of the lens or mirror, such form giving different foci for central and marginal rays; and chromatic aberration, when due to different refrangibilities of the colored rays of the spectrum, those of each color having a distinct focus.
 noun (n.) The passage of blood or other fluid into parts not appropriate for it.
 noun (n.) The producing of an unintended effect by the glancing of an instrument, as when a shot intended for A glances and strikes B.

abevacuationnoun (n.) A partial evacuation.

abirritationnoun (n.) A pathological condition opposite to that of irritation; debility; want of strength; asthenia.

abjectionnoun (n.) The act of bringing down or humbling.
 noun (n.) The state of being rejected or cast out.
 noun (n.) A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation.

abjudicationnoun (n.) Rejection by judicial sentence.

abjurationnoun (n.) The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return.
 noun (n.) A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.

ablactationnoun (n.) The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam.
 noun (n.) The process of grafting now called inarching, or grafting by approach.

ablaqueationnoun (n.) The act or process of laying bare the roots of trees to expose them to the air and water.

ablationnoun (n.) A carrying or taking away; removal.
 noun (n.) Extirpation.
 noun (n.) Wearing away; superficial waste.

ablegationnoun (n.) The act of sending abroad.

abliguritionnoun (n.) Prodigal expense for food.

ablutionnoun (n.) The act of washing or cleansing; specifically, the washing of the body, or some part of it, as a religious rite.
 noun (n.) The water used in cleansing.
 noun (n.) A small quantity of wine and water, which is used to wash the priest's thumb and index finger after the communion, and which then, as perhaps containing portions of the consecrated elements, is drunk by the priest.

abluvionnoun (n.) That which is washed off.

abnegationnoun (n.) a denial; a renunciation.

abnodationnoun (n.) The act of cutting away the knots of trees.

abolitionnoun (n.) The act of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; as, the abolition of slavery or the slave trade; the abolition of laws, decrees, ordinances, customs, taxes, debts, etc.

abominationnoun (n.) The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in abomination.
 noun (n.) That which is abominable; anything hateful, wicked, or shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; a hateful or shameful vice; pollution.
 noun (n.) A cause of pollution or wickedness.

abortionnoun (n.) The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage.
 noun (n.) The immature product of an untimely birth.
 noun (n.) Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed.
 noun (n.) Any fruit or produce that does not come to maturity, or anything which in its progress, before it is matured or perfect; a complete failure; as, his attempt proved an abortion.

abrasionnoun (n.) The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction; as, the abrasion of coins.
 noun (n.) The substance rubbed off.
 noun (n.) A superficial excoriation, with loss of substance under the form of small shreds.

abrenunciationnoun (n.) Absolute renunciation or repudiation.

abreptionnoun (n.) A snatching away.

abrogationnoun (n.) The act of abrogating; repeal by authority.

abruptionnoun (n.) A sudden breaking off; a violent separation of bodies.

abscessionnoun (n.) A separating; removal; also, an abscess.

abscisionnoun (n.) See Abscission.

abscissionnoun (n.) The act or process of cutting off.
 noun (n.) The state of being cut off.
 noun (n.) A figure of speech employed when a speaker having begun to say a thing stops abruptly: thus, "He is a man of so much honor and candor, and of such generosity -- but I need say no more."

absentationnoun (n.) The act of absenting one's self.

absolutionnoun (n.) An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense.
 noun (n.) An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring and accused person innocent.
 noun (n.) The exercise of priestly jurisdiction in the sacrament of penance, by which Catholics believe the sins of the truly penitent are forgiven.
 noun (n.) An absolving from ecclesiastical penalties, -- for example, excommunication.
 noun (n.) The form of words by which a penitent is absolved.
 noun (n.) Delivery, in speech.

absorbitionnoun (n.) Absorption.

absorptionnoun (n.) The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger.
 noun (n.) An imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action; as, the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.
 noun (n.) In living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs.
 noun (n.) Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind; as, absorption in some employment.

abstentionadjective (a.) The act of abstaining; a holding aloof.

abstersionnoun (n.) Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging.

abstractionadjective (a.) The act of abstracting, separating, or withdrawing, or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal.
 adjective (a.) The act process of leaving out of consideration one or more properties of a complex object so as to attend to others; analysis. Thus, when the mind considers the form of a tree by itself, or the color of the leaves as separate from their size or figure, the act is called abstraction. So, also, when it considers whiteness, softness, virtue, existence, as separate from any particular objects.
 adjective (a.) An idea or notion of an abstract, or theoretical nature; as, to fight for mere abstractions.
 adjective (a.) A separation from worldly objects; a recluse life; as, a hermit's abstraction.
 adjective (a.) Absence or absorption of mind; inattention to present objects.
 adjective (a.) The taking surreptitiously for one's own use part of the property of another; purloining.
 adjective (a.) A separation of volatile parts by the act of distillation.

abstrusionnoun (n.) The act of thrusting away.

absumptionnoun (n.) Act of wasting away; a consuming; extinction.

accelerationnoun (n.) The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body moves toward the earth with an acceleration of velocity; -- opposed to retardation.

accensionnoun (n.) The act of kindling or the state of being kindled; ignition.

accentuationnoun (n.) Act of accentuating; applications of accent.
 noun (n.) pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy.

acceptationnoun (n.) Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable.
 noun (n.) The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as, term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.

acceptilationnoun (n.) Gratuitous discharge; a release from debt or obligation without payment; free remission.

acceptionnoun (n.) Acceptation; the received meaning.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH RİON (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (rio) - Words That Begins with rio:

riotnoun (n.) Wanton or unrestrained behavior; uproar; tumult.
 noun (n.) Excessive and exxpensive feasting; wild and loose festivity; revelry.
 noun (n.) The tumultuous disturbance of the public peace by an unlawful assembly of three or more persons in the execution of some private object.
 verb (v. i.) To engage in riot; to act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of luxury, feasting, or the like; to revel; to run riot; to go to excess.
 verb (v. i.) To disturb the peace; to raise an uproar or sedition. See Riot, n., 3.
 verb (v. t.) To spend or pass in riot.

riotingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Riot

rioternoun (n.) One who riots; a reveler; a roisterer.
 noun (n.) One who engages in a riot. See Riot, n., 3.

riotisenoun (n.) Excess; tumult; revelry.

riotournoun (n.) A rioter.

riotousadjective (a.) Involving, or engaging in, riot; wanton; unrestrained; luxurious.
 adjective (a.) Partaking of the nature of an unlawful assembly or its acts; seditious.

riotrynoun (n.) The act or practice of rioting; riot.


English Words which starts with 'r' and ends with 'n':

rabbinnoun (n.) Same as Rabbi.

raccoonnoun (n.) A North American nocturnal carnivore (Procyon lotor) allied to the bears, but much smaller, and having a long, full tail, banded with black and gray. Its body is gray, varied with black and white. Called also coon, and mapach.

racemationnoun (n.) A cluster or bunch, as of grapes.
 noun (n.) Cultivation or gathering of clusters of grapes.

rachidianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the rachis; spinal; vertebral. Same as Rhachidian.

racoviannoun (n.) One of a sect of Socinians or Unitarians in Poland.

radiannoun (n.) An arc of a circle which is equal to the radius, or the angle measured by such an arc.

radiationnoun (n.) The act of radiating, or the state of being radiated; emission and diffusion of rays of light; beamy brightness.
 noun (n.) The shooting forth of anything from a point or surface, like the diverging rays of light; as, the radiation of heat.

radicationnoun (n.) The process of taking root, or state of being rooted; as, the radication of habits.
 noun (n.) The disposition of the roots of a plant.

radiolariannoun (n.) One of the Radiolaria.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Radiolaria.

raftsmannoun (n.) A man engaged in rafting.

ragamuffinnoun (n.) A paltry or disreputable fellow; a mean wretch.
 noun (n.) A person who wears ragged clothing.
 noun (n.) The long-tailed titmouse.

raglannoun (n.) A loose overcoat with large sleeves; -- named from Lord Raglan, an English general.

ragmannoun (n.) A man who collects, or deals in, rags.
 noun (n.) A document having many names or numerous seals, as a papal bull.

rainnoun (n. & v.) Reign.
 noun (n.) Water falling in drops from the clouds; the descent of water from the clouds in drops.
 noun (n.) To fall in drops from the clouds, as water; -- used mostly with it for a nominative; as, it rains.
 noun (n.) To fall or drop like water from the clouds; as, tears rained from their eyes.
 verb (v. t.) To pour or shower down from above, like rain from the clouds.
 verb (v. t.) To bestow in a profuse or abundant manner; as, to rain favors upon a person.

raisinnoun (n.) A grape, or a bunch of grapes.
 noun (n.) A grape dried in the sun or by artificial heat.

ramadannoun (n.) The ninth Mohammedan month.
 noun (n.) The great annual fast of the Mohammedans, kept during daylight through the ninth month.

rambutannoun (n.) A Malayan fruit produced by the tree Nephelium lappaceum, and closely related to the litchi nut. It is bright red, oval in shape, covered with coarse hairs (whence the name), and contains a pleasant acid pulp. Called also ramboostan.

rameannoun (n.) A Ramist.

ramekinnoun (n.) See Ramequin.
 noun (n.) = Ramequin.

ramequinnoun (n.) A mixture of cheese, eggs, etc., formed in a mold, or served on bread.
 noun (n.) The porcelian or earthen mold in which ramequins are baked and served, by extension, any dish so used.

ramificationnoun (n.) The process of branching, or the development of branches or offshoots from a stem; also, the mode of their arrangement.
 noun (n.) A small branch or offshoot proceeding from a main stock or channel; as, the ramifications of an artery, vein, or nerve.
 noun (n.) A division into principal and subordinate classes, heads, or departments; also, one of the subordinate parts; as, the ramifications of a subject or scheme.
 noun (n.) The production of branchlike figures.

ramoonnoun (n.) A small West Indian tree (Trophis Americana) of the Mulberry family, whose leaves and twigs are used as fodder for cattle.

rampalliannoun (n.) A mean wretch.

rampionnoun (n.) A plant (Campanula Rapunculus) of the Bellflower family, with a tuberous esculent root; -- also called ramps.

ramsonnoun (n.) A broad-leaved species of garlic (Allium ursinum), common in European gardens; -- called also buckram.

rannoun (n.) Open robbery.
 noun (n.) Yarns coiled on a spun-yarn winch.
  () imp. of Run.
  (imp.) of Run

ranchmannoun (n.) An owner or occupant of, or laborer on, a ranch; a herdsman.

randannoun (n.) The product of a second sifting of meal; the finest part of the bran.
 noun (n.) A boat propelled by three rowers with four oars, the middle rower pulling two.

randonnoun (n.) Random.
 verb (v. i.) To go or stray at random.

rapscallionnoun (n.) A rascal; a good-for-nothing fellow.

rarefactionnoun (n.) The act or process of rarefying; the state of being rarefied; -- opposed to condensation; as, the rarefaction of air.

rarificationnoun (n.) See Rarefaction.

rascallionnoun (n.) A low, mean wretch.

ratannoun (n.) See Rattan.

rataplannoun (n.) The iterative sound of beating a drum, or of a galloping horse.

ratificationnoun (n.) The act of ratifying; the state of being ratified; confirmation; sanction; as, the ratification of a treaty.

ratihabitionnoun (n.) Confirmation or approbation, as of an act or contract.

ratiocinationnoun (n.) The process of reasoning, or deducing conclusions from premises; deductive reasoning.

rationnoun (n.) A fixed daily allowance of provisions assigned to a soldier in the army, or a sailor in the navy, for his subsistence.
 noun (n.) Hence, a certain portion or fixed amount dealt out; an allowance; an allotment.
 verb (v. t.) To supply with rations, as a regiment.

rationalizationnoun (n.) The act or process of rationalizing.

ratonnoun (n.) A small rat.

ratoonnoun (n.) Same as Rattoon, n.
 noun (n.) A rattan cane.
 verb (v. i.) Same as Rattoon, v. i.

rattannoun (n.) One of the long slender flexible stems of several species of palms of the genus Calamus, mostly East Indian, though some are African and Australian. They are exceedingly tough, and are used for walking sticks, wickerwork, chairs and seats of chairs, cords and cordage, and many other purposes.

ratteennoun (n.) A thick woolen stuff quilled or twilled.

rattoonnoun (n.) One of the stems or shoots of sugar cane of the second year's growth from the root, or later. See Plant-cane.
 verb (v. i.) To sprout or spring up from the root, as sugar cane from the root of the previous year's planting.

raunsounnoun (n.) Ransom.

ravelinnoun (n.) A detached work with two embankments which make a salient angle. It is raised before the curtain on the counterscarp of the place. Formerly called demilune, and half-moon.

ravennoun (n.) A large black passerine bird (Corvus corax), similar to the crow, but larger. It is native of the northern parts of Europe, Asia, and America, and is noted for its sagacity.
 noun (n.) Rapine; rapacity.
 noun (n.) Prey; plunder; food obtained by violence.
 adjective (a.) Of the color of the raven; jet black; as, raven curls; raven darkness.
 verb (v. t.) To obtain or seize by violence.
 verb (v. t.) To devour with great eagerness.
 verb (v. i.) To prey with rapacity; to be greedy; to show rapacity.

ravinnoun (n.) Alt. of Ravine
 adjective (a.) Ravenous.
 verb (v. t. & i.) Alt. of Ravine

rayonnoun (n.) Ray; beam.

reabsorptionnoun (n.) The act or process of reabsorbing.

reactionnoun (n.) Any action in resisting other action or force; counter tendency; movement in a contrary direction; reverse action.
 noun (n.) The mutual or reciprocal action of chemical agents upon each other, or the action upon such chemical agents of some form of energy, as heat, light, or electricity, resulting in a chemical change in one or more of these agents, with the production of new compounds or the manifestation of distinctive characters. See Blowpipe reaction, Flame reaction, under Blowpipe, and Flame.
 noun (n.) An action induced by vital resistance to some other action; depression or exhaustion of vital force consequent on overexertion or overstimulation; heightened activity and overaction succeeding depression or shock.
 noun (n.) The force which a body subjected to the action of a force from another body exerts upon the latter body in the opposite direction.
 noun (n.) Backward tendency or movement after revolution, reform, or great progress in any direction.
 noun (n.) A regular or characteristic response to a stimulation of the nerves.
  () A test for typhoid fever based on the fact that blood serum of one affected, in a bouillon culture of typhoid bacilli, causes the bacilli to agglutinate and lose their motility.

readeptionnoun (n.) A regaining; recovery of something lost.

readmissionnoun (n.) The act of admitting again, or the state of being readmitted; as, the readmission of fresh air into an exhausted receiver; the readmission of a student into a seminary.

reaffirmationnoun (n.) A second affirmation.

reafforestationnoun (n.) The act or process of converting again into a forest.

reaggravationnoun (n.) The last monitory, published after three admonitions and before the last excommunication.

realizationnoun (n.) The act of realizing, or the state of being realized.

reamputationnoun (n.) The second of two amputations performed upon the same member.

reanimationnoun (n.) The act or operation of reanimating, or the state of being reanimated; reinvigoration; revival.

reannexationnoun (n.) Act of reannexing.

reapplicationnoun (n.) The act of reapplying, or the state of being reapplied.

reascensionnoun (n.) The act of reascending; a remounting.

reasonnoun (n.) A thought or a consideration offered in support of a determination or an opinion; a just ground for a conclusion or an action; that which is offered or accepted as an explanation; the efficient cause of an occurrence or a phenomenon; a motive for an action or a determination; proof, more or less decisive, for an opinion or a conclusion; principle; efficient cause; final cause; ground of argument.
 noun (n.) The faculty or capacity of the human mind by which it is distinguished from the intelligence of the inferior animals; the higher as distinguished from the lower cognitive faculties, sense, imagination, and memory, and in contrast to the feelings and desires. Reason comprises conception, judgment, reasoning, and the intuitional faculty. Specifically, it is the intuitional faculty, or the faculty of first truths, as distinguished from the understanding, which is called the discursive or ratiocinative faculty.
 noun (n.) Due exercise of the reasoning faculty; accordance with, or that which is accordant with and ratified by, the mind rightly exercised; right intellectual judgment; clear and fair deductions from true principles; that which is dictated or supported by the common sense of mankind; right conduct; right; propriety; justice.
 noun (n.) Ratio; proportion.
 noun (n.) To exercise the rational faculty; to deduce inferences from premises; to perform the process of deduction or of induction; to ratiocinate; to reach conclusions by a systematic comparison of facts.
 noun (n.) Hence: To carry on a process of deduction or of induction, in order to convince or to confute; to formulate and set forth propositions and the inferences from them; to argue.
 noun (n.) To converse; to compare opinions.
 verb (v. t.) To arrange and present the reasons for or against; to examine or discuss by arguments; to debate or discuss; as, I reasoned the matter with my friend.
 verb (v. t.) To support with reasons, as a request.
 verb (v. t.) To persuade by reasoning or argument; as, to reason one into a belief; to reason one out of his plan.
 verb (v. t.) To overcome or conquer by adducing reasons; -- with down; as, to reason down a passion.
 verb (v. t.) To find by logical processes; to explain or justify by reason or argument; -- usually with out; as, to reason out the causes of the librations of the moon.

reassertionnoun (n.) A second or renewed assertion of the same thing.

rebaptizationnoun (n.) A second baptism.

reboationnoun (n.) Repetition of a bellow.

rebullitionnoun (n.) The act of boiling up or effervescing.

recalcitrationnoun (n.) A kicking back again; opposition; repugnance; refractoriness.

recantationnoun (n.) The act of recanting; a declaration that contradicts a former one; that which is thus asserted in contradiction; retraction.

recapitulationnoun (n.) The act of recapitulating; a summary, or concise statement or enumeration, of the principal points, facts, or statements, in a preceding discourse, argument, or essay.

recaptionnoun (n.) The act of retaking, as of one who has escaped after arrest; reprisal; the retaking of one's own goods, chattels, wife, or children, without force or violence, from one who has taken them and who wrongfully detains them.

recensionnoun (n.) The act of reviewing or revising; review; examination; enumeration.
 noun (n.) Specifically, the review of a text (as of an ancient author) by an editor; critical revisal and establishment.
 noun (n.) The result of such a work; a text established by critical revision; an edited version.

receptionnoun (n.) The act of receiving; receipt; admission; as, the reception of food into the stomach; the reception of a letter; the reception of sensation or ideas; reception of evidence.
 noun (n.) The state of being received.
 noun (n.) The act or manner of receiving, esp. of receiving visitors; entertainment; hence, an occasion or ceremony of receiving guests; as, a hearty reception; an elaborate reception.
 noun (n.) Acceptance, as of an opinion or doctrine.
 noun (n.) A retaking; a recovery.

recessionnoun (n.) The act of receding or withdrawing, as from a place, a claim, or a demand.
 noun (n.) The act of ceding back; restoration; repeated cession; as, the recession of conquered territory to its former sovereign.

recidivationnoun (n.) A falling back; a backsliding.

reciprocationnoun (n.) The act of reciprocating; interchange of acts; a mutual giving and returning; as, the reciprocation of kindnesses.
 noun (n.) Alternate recurrence or action; as, the reciprocation of the sea in the flow and ebb of tides.

recisionnoun (n.) The act of cutting off.

recitationnoun (n.) The act of reciting; rehearsal; repetition of words or sentences.
 noun (n.) The delivery before an audience of something committed to memory, especially as an elocutionary exhibition; also, that which is so delivered.
 noun (n.) The rehearsal of a lesson by pupils before their instructor.

reclamationnoun (n.) The act or process of reclaiming.
 noun (n.) Representation made in opposition; remonstrance.

reclinationnoun (n.) The act of leaning or reclining, or the state of being reclined.
 noun (n.) The angle which the plane of the dial makes with a vertical plane which it intersects in a horizontal line.
 noun (n.) The act or process of removing a cataract, by applying the needle to its anterior surface, and depressing it into the vitreous humor in such a way that the front surface of the cataract becomes the upper one and its back surface the lower one.

reclusionnoun (n.) A state of retirement from the world; seclusion.

recoctionnoun (n.) A second coction or preparation; a vamping up.

recognitionnoun (n.) The act of recognizing, or the state of being recognized; acknowledgment; formal avowal; knowledge confessed or avowed; notice.

recognizationnoun (n.) Recognition.

recollectionnoun (n.) The act of recollecting, or recalling to the memory; the operation by which objects are recalled to the memory, or ideas revived in the mind; reminiscence; remembrance.
 noun (n.) The power of recalling ideas to the mind, or the period within which things can be recollected; remembrance; memory; as, an event within my recollection.
 noun (n.) That which is recollected; something called to mind; reminiscence.
 noun (n.) The act or practice of collecting or concentrating the mind; concentration; self-control.

recolonizationnoun (n.) A second or renewed colonization.

recombinationnoun (n.) Combination a second or additional time.

recommendationnoun (n.) The act of recommending.
 noun (n.) That which recommends, or commends to favor; anything procuring, or tending to procure, a favorable reception, or to secure acceptance and adoption; as, he brought excellent recommendations.
 noun (n.) The state of being recommended; esteem.

recompensationnoun (n.) Recompense.
 noun (n.) Used to denote a case where a set-off pleaded by the defendant is met by a set-off pleaded by the plaintiff.

recompilationnoun (n.) A new compilation.

recompositionnoun (n.) The act of recomposing.

reconciliationnoun (n.) The act of reconciling, or the state of being reconciled; reconcilenment; restoration to harmony; renewal of friendship.
 noun (n.) Reduction to congruence or consistency; removal of inconsistency; harmony.

recondensationnoun (n.) The act or process of recondensing.

reconsecrationnoun (n.) Renewed consecration.

reconsiderationnoun (n.) The act of reconsidering, or the state of being reconsidered; as, the reconsideration of a vote in a legislative body.

reconsolidationnoun (n.) The act or process of reconsolidating; the state of being reconsolidated.

reconstructionnoun (n.) The act of constructing again; the state of being reconstructed.
 noun (n.) The act or process of reorganizing the governments of the States which had passed ordinances of secession, and of reestablishing their constitutional relations to the national government, after the close of the Civil War.

reconventionnoun (n.) A cross demand; an action brought by the defendant against the plaintiff before the same judge.

reconversionnoun (n.) A second conversion.