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rep 1

also repp  (rĕp)
n.
A ribbed or corded fabric of various materials, such as cotton, wool, or silk.

[Alteration of French reps, from English ribs, pl. of rib.]

rep 2

 (rĕp)
n. Informal
A representative.

rep 3

 (rĕp)
n.
A unit of absorbed radiation dose, equal to the amount of ionizing radiation that will transfer 93 ergs of energy to 1 gram of water or living tissue.


rep 4

 (rĕp)
n. Informal
1. A repertory company.
2. A repertory theater.

rep 5

 (rĕp)
n. Informal
Reputation: "Modern British royalty began with Queen Victoria, who still has a bad rep for being stodgy, straitlaced and—well, Victorian" (Anthony Holden).

rep 6

 (rĕp)
n. Informal
A repetition of a particular movement or action, as in weightlifting.
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rep

(rɛp) or

repp

n
(Textiles) a silk, wool, rayon, or cotton fabric with a transversely corded surface
[C19: from French reps, perhaps from English ribs; see rib1]
repped adj

rep

(rɛp)
n
(Theatre) theatre short for repertory company

rep

(rɛp)

rep

(rɛp)
n
informal short for reputation
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

rep1

or repp

(rɛp)

n.
a horizontally ribbed fabric of wool, silk, rayon, or cotton.
[1855–60; < French reps, perhaps < E ribs (see rib1)]

rep2

(rɛp)

n. Informal.
1. a repertory theater or company.
2. a representative, esp. a sales representative.
3. reputation.
[by shortening]

Rep.

1. Representative.
2. Republic.
3. Republican.

rep.

1. repair.
2. repeat.
3. report.
4. reporter.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rep - informal abbreviation of `representative'rep - informal abbreviation of `representative'
congressman, congresswoman, representative - a member of the United States House of Representatives
2.rep - a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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rep

noun
Informal. Public estimation of someone:
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Translations
obchodní cestující
repræsentant
teatteriryhmä
predstavnik
レパートリー劇団
외판원
obchodný zástupca
representant
ตัวแทนพนักงานขาย
người đại lý hãng

rep

1 [rep] N (= fabric) → reps m

rep

2 [rep]
A. N (Comm) =representativeviajante mf, agente mf; [of union etc] → representante mf
B. VI to rep forser agente de
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

rep

[ˈrɛp] n abbr
(= sales person) → représentant(e) m/f sales rep
(= holiday helper) → représentant(e) m/f touristique
(= repertory theatre) → répertoire m
Her mother was an actress in rep → Sa mère était une actrice du répertoire.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Rep

abbr of RepublicRep.
abbr of RepublicanRep., rep.

rep

1
n
(Theat) abbr of repertoryRepertoire-Theater nt
(Comm) abbr of representativeVertreter(in) m(f)
vials Vertreter(in) arbeiten

rep

2
n (Tex) → Rips m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

rep

[rɛp] (fam) n
a. (Comm) → rappresentante m/f
b. (Theatre) → teatro di repertorio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rep

مَنْدُوبُ الشَّرِكَة obchodní cestující repræsentant Repertoiretheater στόφα representante teatteriryhmä représentant predstavnik rappresentante レパートリー劇団 외판원 vertegenwoordiger repertoar przedstawiciel representante торговый представитель representant ตัวแทนพนักงานขาย temsilci người đại lý hãng 代表
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References in classic literature ?
She quitted her native town a few days later, well supplied with money and good clothes, among which was a fine dress of green reps and a charming green bonnet lined with pink, the gift of Monsieur de Valois, --a present which she preferred to all the rest, even the money.
I figured him even now hearing Ovid rep., the same passage in the same room.
The dining-room, large and well-proportioned, had windows on two sides of it, with heavy curtains of red rep; there was a big table in the middle; and at one end an imposing mahogany sideboard with a looking-glass in it.
"Nice state my rep curtains will be in by the summer!" he thought, frowning.
Archer might have been the twin-sister of the fair and still youngish woman drooping against a gilt armchair before a green rep curtain.
There was a large wooden bedstead on which was a billowing red eiderdown, and there was a large wardrobe, a round table, a very small washstand, and two stuffed chairs covered with red rep. Everything was dirty and shabby.
He's got a rep as a fighter, an' when he just stood back 'an' let Butch have his way, everybody knew he wasn't scared, or backin' down, or anything.
'The world has narrowed to these dimensions, Arthur,' she rep lied, glancing round the room.
Well, it's simple - it's the energy that is created when safety reps are given the time and space to tackle some of the key safety concerns our industry and workforce face.
1Pacman Partylist Rep. Michael Odylon Romero and outgoing Negros Occidental Rep.
The NAIC waives the NAIC's own meeting fees for both types of consumer reps. The group covers travel costs for funded reps who attend NAIC meetings in person.