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Meaning of "reiver" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF REIVER

reiver  [ˈriːvə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REIVER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Reiver is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES REIVER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

reiver

Border Reivers

Border Reivers were raiders along the Anglo–Scottish border from the late 13th century to the beginning of the 17th century. Their ranks consisted of both Scottish and English families, and they raided the entire border country without regard to their victims' nationality. Their heyday was perhaps in the last hundred years of their existence, during the time of the Stewart Kings in Scotland and the Tudor Dynasty in England.

Definition of reiver in the English dictionary

The definition of reiver in the dictionary is a person who goes on plundering raids; thief.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REIVER


beaver
ˈbiːvə
believer
bɪˈliːvə
bereaver
bɪˈriːvə
bevor
ˈbiːvə
diva
ˈdiːvə
fever
ˈfiːvə
Geneva
dʒɪˈniːvə
griever
ˈɡriːvə
lever
ˈliːvə
reaver
ˈriːvə
receiver
rɪˈsiːvə
repriever
rɪˈpriːvə
retriever
rɪˈtriːvə
riever
ˈriːvə
riva
ˈriːvə
screever
ˈskriːvə
Shiva
ˈʃiːvə
viva
ˈviːvə
viver
ˈviːvə
weaver
ˈwiːvə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REIVER

reinvite
reinvoke
reinvolve
reis
reissuable
reissue
reissuer
reiter
reiterance
reiterant
reiterate
reiteratedly
reiteration
reiterative
reiteratively
Reith
Reithean
Reithian
reive
rejacket

WORDS THAT END LIKE REIVER

arriver
conceiver
deceiver
deliver
diver
driver
hiver
liver
misconceiver
Official Receiver
Oliver
perceiver
pile-driver
radio receiver
river
superheterodyne receiver
the river
transceiver
undeceiver
wide receiver

Synonyms and antonyms of reiver in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «reiver» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REIVER

Find out the translation of reiver to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of reiver from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «reiver» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

掠夺者
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

reiver
570 millions of speakers

English

reiver
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लुटेरा
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

reiver
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Reiver
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

reiver
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লুটপাটকারক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

reiver
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Reiver
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

reiver
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

reiver
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

reiver
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Translator English - Javanese

Reiver
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người cướp đoạt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

reiver
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रिव्हर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Reiver
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Reiver
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Reiver
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Reiver
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

reiver
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

reiver
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

reiver
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

reiver
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

reiver
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of reiver

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REIVER»

The term «reiver» is normally little used and occupies the 123.339 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REIVER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about reiver

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REIVER»

Discover the use of reiver in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to reiver and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Border Reiver 1513-1603
Covering every aspect of militant life, from the choice of weapons and armour to the building of fortified houses, this book gives the readers a chance to understand what it must have been like to live life in a late-medieval war zone.
Keith Durham, 2012
2
Reiver's Woman
In a time of strife, Analise Howard becomes an offering of peace when she is forced to marry Scottish leader Ronan Armstrong and desperately tries to flee their marriage, but she soon realizes that her feelings for him are stronger than she ...
Catherine Creel, 1997
3
The Reiver: A Scottish Border Romance
Lochmorton Castle, West March, 1595 Duncan Maxwell grabbed one of the pitch torches from its sconce on the dungeon wall and ducked to avoid hitting his head on the lintel as he entered the small, dark cell. The reiver his men had captured ...
Jackie Barbosa, 2014
4
The United States Early Silver Dollars, 1794 to 1803
Detailed year-by-year coverage; comprehensive guide to all known varieties and die states.
Jules Reiver, 1999
5
Reiver's Bride
ABDUCTED HEIRESS is Volume One in this quartet-series.
Amanda Scott, 2003
6
When Scotland was Jewish: DNA Evidence, Archeology, Analysis ...
DNA Evidence, Archeology, Analysis of Migrations, and Public and Family Records Show Twelfth Century Semitic Roots Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman, Donald Neal Yates. APPENDIX E Border Reiver DNA Since completing When Scotland ...
Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman, Donald Neal Yates
7
Reiver's Passion
Candelyn Comyn an independent lass who can ride and shoot the bow and arrow as good or better than most men.
Mariah Le Grand, 2004
8
The happy premier; a cabinet melodrame
JIM THE REIVER. Gives you pain ! I do not understand your Lordship. Pray condescend to explain yourself. POLONIUS. To be short with you, Sir Jim, my Lord Rusty complains of a gross interference on your part with his department of Foreign ...
Nemo (pseud), 1853
9
The Secret Clan: Reiver's Bride
Once, long ago in Scotland, matchmaking member of the Secret Clan wove magical mischief to encourage romance among the mortals they assisted. Sometimes the results weren't quite what they expected.
Amanda Scott, 2009
10
The New sporting magazine
Somebody — one Lamplugh — that is the name, won The Hunters' Stakes with an animal appropriately designated "The Reiver," which is border Scotch for " the plunderer," 1 believe, The second in the return of the racing is The General ; the ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REIVER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term reiver is used in the context of the following news items.
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... Photos · Advertising · Anne Pickles · Mark Green · Reiver · Blogs · RSS Feeds Get the top news stories by RSS | What is RSS? News & Star · Opinion · Reiver ... «News & Star, Jul 15»
2
Reiver lineman signs with Division I Buffalo
Iowa Western coach Scott Strohmeier, who led the Reivers to the 2012 juco national title, expects Bowman to fit in well with the Buffalo staff. He said Buffalo liked ... «Omaha World-Herald, Jun 15»
3
Reiver coaching hire taps tradition
Iowa Western Community College made quick work of selecting a replacement for Jim Turgeon as the Reivers' women's basketball coach. Keeping a ... «The Daily Nonpareil, May 15»
4
Reiver coach Turgeon leaves for job at CSU-Pueblo
Two months ago, the Reivers finished a 31-4 campaign that saw them finish fifth at the NJCAA national tournament and set a school record for wins in a season. «Omaha World-Herald, May 15»
5
Reiver golf heads to nationals
Reiver golf heads to nationals. An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser. youtube. «The Daily Nonpareil, May 15»
6
Former Reiver Jake Waters signs with Jaguars
The 6-foot, 192-pound Long was the leading receiver on the Reivers' 2012 national championship team with 1,626 receiving yards and 25 touchdowns. «Omaha World-Herald, May 15»
7
As weather heats up, so does Reiver baseball team
So when Iowa Western encountered an unexpected two-week stretch during which weather prevented the Reivers from playing, coaches and players weren't ... «Omaha World-Herald, Apr 15»
8
Reiver women fall at nationals
The sixth-seeded Reivers took three-time defending national champion and third-seeded Trinity Valley to double overtime before falling 67-62 in the National ... «The Daily Nonpareil, Mar 15»
9
Reiver baseball sweeps Spartans
Iowa Western's Matt Hoeg slides safely into home as the ball gets away from Southwestern catcher Misael LeBron during the Reivers' 13-1 victory in the first ... «The Daily Nonpareil, Mar 15»
10
Concerns persist over closure of Carlisle community hospital
Reiver House is a step up/step down care facility in the grounds of the Cumberland Infirmary. Following a successful pilot, the CCG has decided to close it and ... «News & Star, Jul 14»

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