Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Brought back; returned. Used postpositively.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Redone, restored, brought back, or revisited.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Led or brought back, as from a distance, from captivity, etc.: as, “Astræa Redux” (the title of a poem by Dryden on the restoration and return of Charles II.).
  • In medicine, noting the return of certain physical signs, after their disappearance in consequence of disease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. brought back

Etymologies

Latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin reducere ("to bring back"). (Wiktionary)

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