Definitions for: Reprise

[v] repeat an earlier theme of a musical composition

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Re*prise", v. t. [Written also reprize.]
1. To take again; to retake. [Obs.] --Spenser.

2. To recompense; to pay. [Obs.]

Synonyms: recapitulate, repeat, reprize

See Also: play, spiel

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