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Dictionary Definition

rep

Noun

1 informal abbreviation of `representative'
2 a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs [syn: repp]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Etymology

Shortening of several words:

Noun

  1. Short form of reputation.
    Try not to make it easy for the tabloids to ruin your rep.
  2. weightlifting countable: Short form of repetition.
    I get a better bicep workout if I use less weight and more reps.
  3. Short form of representative.
    When I requested tickets for Nassau, my rep just put me on hold.
    House of Reps
  4. Short form of repertory.
    She did her time in reps before she made the grade in West End theatre
  5. A fabric made of silk or wool, or of silk and wool, and having a transversely corded or ribbed surface; repp.

Bosnian

Noun

rep s (p: repovi)

Croatian

Noun

rep s (p: repovi)

Hungarian

Etymology

Shortening of the verb repül

Noun

rep
  1. flight (e.g. in reptér)

Norwegian

Noun

  1. rope

Synonyms

Serbian

Noun

rep s (p: repovi)

Cyrillic spelling

Slovene

Noun

rep

Swedish

Noun

rep

See also

Extensive Definition

Rep may refer to:
Rep is short for:
rep in Bosnian: Rep (čvor)
rep in German: REP
rep in French: REP
rep in Italian: REP
rep in Polish: Rep
rep in Slovak: Rep
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