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Meaning of REPRISE

Pronunciation:  ri'prIz

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  repeat an earlier theme of a musical composition

REPRISE is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: recapitulate, repeat, reprize
 See Also: play, spiel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*prise"\ (r?-pr?z"), n. [F. reprise, fr. reprendre,
    repris, to take back, L. reprehendere. See {Reprehend}.]
    1. A taking by way of retaliation. [Obs.] --Dryden.
    2. pl. (Law) Deductions and duties paid yearly out of a manor
       and lands, as rent charge, rent seck, pensions, annuities,
       and the like. [Written also {reprizes}.] --Burrill.
    3. A ship recaptured from an enemy or from a pirate.
  2. \Re*prise"\, v. t. [Written also reprize.]
    1. To take again; to retake. [Obs.] --Spenser.
    2. To recompense; to pay. [Obs.]