Refute

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Refute

  • (verb) prove (a statement or theory) to be wrong or false; disprove. “these claims have not been convincingly refuted”
  • (verb) prove that (someone) is wrong. “his voice challenging his audience to rise and refute him”
  • (verb) deny or contradict (a statement or accusation). “a spokesman totally refuted the allegation of bias”

Refute meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • खंडन करना, झूठा ठहराना, तर्क से असत्य ठहराना

Refute origin

  • mid 16th century : from Latin refutare ‘repel, rebut’.

Refute in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Unions cry foul, refute HAL’s claims on wage hike, Refuting the company’s charge that their indefinite strike for wage hike … were not met,” All India HAL Trade Unions’ coordination committee …
  • A CRPF jawan said in a debate that Kanhaiya should be …, Here’s how her opponents refuted her …. #ViralVideo: Listen to this fiery speech by young CRPF cop warning India haters#IndiaFirst LIVE at …
  • Amazon and Flipkart refute violating FDI norms; CAIT eyes …, Both of the companies were summoned for the meeting by the department after a delegation of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) …
  • Cong refutes Corbyn’s claim on Kashmir ‘meeting’, distances …, New Delhi, Oct 10 (UNI) In a damage control exercise after coming under attack from the BJP over the meeting of the Indian Overseas …
  • J&K Police refute Amit Shah’s claim that Omar Abdullah …, In an exclusive interview to India Today, Shah said: “They [Mufti and Abdullah] are still in detention under the Public Safety Act.” The home …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Refute

  • refute rhymes with refuse, when you DISAPPROVE OF something, or if something is false or incorrect..you refute it or disapprove..
  • Refute can be considered as REFusing something to have trUTh or prove to be false/incorrect

Refute pronunciation

Remedy

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Remedy

  • (noun) a medicine or treatment for a disease or injury. “herbal remedies for aches and pains”
  • (noun) a means of counteracting or eliminating something undesirable. “shopping became a remedy for personal problems”
  • (noun) a means of legal reparation. “compensation is available as a remedy against governmental institutions”
  • (verb) the margin within which coins as minted may differ from the standard fineness and weight.
  • (verb) set right (an undesirable situation). “money will be given to remedy the poor funding of nurseries”

Remedy meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उपचार,सुधारना, बेहतर बनाना, उपाय,इलाज, दवा, ठीक करना, सुधारना, रोग का निवारण, इलाज, उपचार करना, उपाय, औषधि, कष्ट-निवारण, चिकित्सा, चिकित्सा करना, ठीक करना, प्रतिकार करना

Remedy origin

  • Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French remedie, from Latin remedium, from re- ‘back’ (also expressing intensive force) + mederi ‘heal’.

Remedy in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Manmohan Singh slams govt, shares 5-point remedy plan for …, He said the government first has to admit that India is going through an economic crisis. Only then it could aim at rationalising Goods and …
  • Govt to make changes in rules of trade remedies to make them …, These are trade remedy measures provided under the global trade norms … “These changes meet long-standing demands of Indian domestic …
  • India to align trade remedy rules with global best practices, India will soon align its trade remedy rules and regulations with established world standards to give maximum benefit to Indian industry, said …
  • Time to get ”Phool Proof”, Also, there are very few academic books on Bach flower remedy. What most books didn”t include was the Indian flowers, their benefits and how …
  • Joining RCEP: Should India Bet As It Promises Advantages …, The noted economist Dr Arvind Panagarya harped on export boost as an immediate remedy for the Indian auto sector , which cried for fiscal …

Remedy pronunciation

Raft

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Raft

  • (noun) a flat buoyant structure of timber or other materials fastened together, used as a boat or floating platform.
  • (noun) a small inflatable rubber or plastic boat, especially one for use in emergencies.
  • (noun) a floating mass of fallen trees, vegetation, ice, or other material.
  • (noun) a dense flock of swimming birds or mammals. “great rafts of cormorants, often 5,000 strong”
  • (noun) a layer of reinforced concrete forming the foundation of a building.
  • (noun) a large amount of something. “a raft of government initiatives”
  • (verb) travel on or as if on a raft. “I have rafted along the Rio Grande”
  • (verb) transport on or as if on a raft. “the stores were rafted ashore”
  • (verb) (of an ice floe) be driven on top of or underneath another floe.
  • (verb) bring or fasten together (a number of boats or other objects) side by side. “we rafted the boats together off the shores of Murchison Island”

Raft meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • रबर नौका, बेड़े पर से जाना, लठ्ठों का बेड़ा,अधिक मात्रा, बेड़ा, पटेला चलाना, पार उतारने का बेड़ा चलाना, बेड़ा चलाना

Raft origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘beam, rafter’): from Old Norse raptr ‘rafter’. The verb dates from the late 17th century.
  • mid 19th century: alteration of dialect raff ‘abundance’ (perhaps of Scandinavian origin), by association with raft1 in the sense ‘floating mass’.

Raft in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Sugar prices have slumped to lowest in 11 months and the …, The Indian government’s policies on subsidies and export quotas … Bullish sentiment has been eroded by a raft of exports from India that Brazil, …
  • Maruti, suppliers gear up for prolonged pain, New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd has collaborated with consulting … despite a raft of measures implemented by the Union government to …
  • Global Inflatable Marine Life Rafts Market 2019 Top …, Global Inflatable Marine Life Rafts Market 2019 Top manufacturers … Galvanisers India, Revere Survival, Winslow Life Raft, Zodiac Nautic, …
  • FM’s steps will give much-needed impetus to the Indian …, The Indian government on Friday announced a raft of measures in efforts to … US India Business Council president Nisha Desai Biswal said.
  • Global Sugar Rumble: It’s India Versus the Rest of World’s …, Bullish sentiment has been eroded by a raft of exports from India that Brazil, the top producer, calls “unsustainable.” “There’s plenty of worry for …

Raft pronunciation

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Rue

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Rue

  • (verb) bitterly regret (something one has done or allowed to happen) and wish it undone. “Ferguson will rue the day he turned down that offer”
  • (noun) repentance; regret. “with rue my heart is laden”
  • (noun) compassion; pity. “tears of pitying rue”
  • (noun) a perennial evergreen shrub with bitter strong-scented lobed leaves which are used in herbal medicine.

Rue meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अफसोस करना, रंज, विलाप कर, ब्राह्मी, पछताना, शोक करना

Rue origin

  • Old English hrēow ‘repentance’, hrēowan ‘affect with contrition’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch rouw‘mourning’ and German Reue ‘remorse’.
  • Middle English: from Old French, via Latin from Greek rhutē .

Rue in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Article 370 abrogation downgrades Jammu’s status, rue locals, BSF soldiers on a boat patrol the Chenab river on the eve of Independence Day along the India Pakistan border in Akhnoor about 55 km from …
  • Kohli hits classy century as India down West Indies, As commanding as his innings was though, the hosts were left to rue a straightforward opportunity missed by wicketkeeper Shai Hope off …
  • View: Ambani cutting Reliance debt is bad omen for India’s economy, Above all, what will Reliance’s deleveraging mean for India? … Banks, however, will rue the end of his debt-fueled expansion if loan …
  • We are ‘misplaced’ since 1947, say PoK displaced, … migrated to India from the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) during partition, are still “misplaced” even after 72 years of exile, rue refugees.
  • Former army officers rue ‘lack of facilities’, Talking about Armed Forces Flag Day, Singh said funds were collected from people for the welfare of the Indian Armed Forces personnel on …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Rue 

  • rue sounds similar to ruin…when you ruin your life you LAMENT and REGRET it
  • sounds like ro(weep)…so mourn

Rue pronunciation


Reckon

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Reckon

  • (verb) establish by calculation. “his debts were reckoned at £300,000”
  • (verb) include someone or something in (a class or group). “the society can reckon among its members males of the royal blood
  • (verb) be of the opinion. “he reckons that the army should pull out entirely”
  • (verb) consider or regard in a specified way. “the event was reckoned a failure”
  • (verb) have a specified view or opinion of. “‘What do you reckon on this place?’ she asked”
  • (verb) rate highly. “I don’t reckon his chances”
  • (verb) rely on or be sure of. “they had reckoned on a day or two more of privacy”
  • (verb) expect to do a particular thing. “I reckon to get away by two-thirty”

Reckon meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning

  • समझना, निर्भर होना, गिनना, अनुमान लगाना, संख्या करना, आशा करना, माना जाना, योग ज्यात करना, गणना करना

Reckon origin

  • Old English ( ge)recenian ‘recount, relate’, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch rekenen and German rechnen ‘to count (up)’. Early senses included ‘give an account of items received’ and ‘mention things in order’, which gave rise to the notion of ‘calculation’ and hence of ‘being of an opinion’.

Reckon in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Amit Aggarwal is fast becoming a menswear force to reckon with, Amit Aggarwal’s new to the menswear game (he only debuted last year) but he’s beaten every big Indian designer to the covetable spot of …
  • Why you need to look beyond Form 16 when filing tax returns, … return (ITR) to 31 August, there’s no last-minute rush to reckon with. …. “Tax evasion is a criminal offence in India and can lead to the levy of ..
  • Jeep’s Big Burly Wrangler Is Almost Here!, The styling is very 80’s and boxy but we reckon this will be the least of the … The current generation Wrangler in India uses a 2.8-litre diesel …
  • 2019 Baja Aragon: Four Indian Riders End Rally On A High Note, While Sherco TVS fielded five riders, including three from India, Hero … He has proved that he is a force to reckon with and we can’t wait to see …
  • India tour of West Indies, 2nd T20I – Match Preview, Playing XI and Key … In that case Manish Pandey will be the one missing out but I reckon

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Reckon

  • recollect … old memories
  • rec(K) + ON who’s recording is on and hence can grasp and calculate fast

Reckon pronunciation