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RET (retted, retting)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ret mean? 

RET (verb)
  The verb RET has 1 sense:

1. place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers form the woody tissue

  Familiarity information: RET used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RET (verb)


Sense 1ret [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers form the woody tissue

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Hypernyms (to "ret" is one way to...):

douse; dowse; drench; soak; sop; souse (cover with liquid; pour liquid onto)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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