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refuge shelter, protection, or comfort. [3 definitions]
refugee a person forced to leave his or her home or native land to seek safe refuge, usu. as a result of war, persecution, or the like.
refulgent shining brilliantly; radiant.
refund1 to return or restore (money). [3 definitions]
refund2 to fund afresh. [2 definitions]
refurbish to make clean, fresh, and attractive again, as by renovating, refurnishing, or repainting (a home, office, or the like).
refurnish combined form of furnish.
refusal the act or an instance of refusing. [2 definitions]
refuse1 to decline to accept or give. [3 definitions]
refuse2 material considered to be waste or otherwise worthless; garbage; rubbish. [2 definitions]
refusenik a citizen of the former Soviet Union who was denied permission to emigrate.
refute to demonstrate the falseness or error of; disprove. [2 definitions]
reg.1 abbreviation of "regular."
reg.2 abbreviation of "registered."
reg.3 abbreviation of "regulation."
regain to win or gain back, as after loss. [2 definitions]
regal of, pertaining to, or suitable for royalty; royal. [2 definitions]
regale to entertain or delight, as with humorous tales. [3 definitions]
regalia the distinguishing decorations or symbols of any organization, position, or office. [3 definitions]
regard to consider with a particular attitude or feeling. [8 definitions]
regardful paying attention or being observant (often fol. by of). [2 definitions]