Riddle

  • 1 Riddle — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Albert G. Riddle (1816–1902), US amerikanischer Politiker George R. Riddle (1817–1867), US amerikanischer Politiker Hal Riddle (1919–2009), US amerikanischer Schauspieler und Sammler Haywood Yancey Riddle… …

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  • 2 Riddle — Rid dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Riddled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riddling}.] 1. To separate, as grain from the chaff, with a riddle; to pass through a riddle; as, riddle wheat; to riddle coal or gravel. [1913 Webster] 2. To perforate so as to make like a …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Riddle — Rid dle, n. [For riddels, s being misunderstood as the plural ending; OE. ridels, redels. AS. r?dels; akin to D. raadsel, G. r[ a]thsel; fr. AS. r?dan to counsel or advise, also, to guess. [root]116. Cf. {Read}.] Something proposed to be solved… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Riddle — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La palabra riddle viene del inglés y significa adivinanza. Los riddles son juegos de lógica estructrurados en niveles que permiten poner a prueba las capacidades de deducción, imaginación, lógica, capacidad de… …

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  • 5 Riddle — Riddle, OR U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 1014 Housing Units (2000): 406 Land area (2000): 0.667267 sq. miles (1.728214 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.667267 sq. miles (1.728214 sq.… …

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  • 6 Riddle, OR — U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 1014 Housing Units (2000): 406 Land area (2000): 0.667267 sq. miles (1.728214 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.667267 sq. miles (1.728214 sq. km) FIPS code …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 7 riddle — Ⅰ. riddle [1] ► NOUN 1) a question or statement phrased so as to require ingenuity in finding its answer or meaning. 2) a puzzling person or thing. ► VERB archaic ▪ speak in or pose riddles. DERIVATIVES riddler noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Riddle — Rid dle, v. t. To explain; to solve; to unriddle. [1913 Webster] Riddle me this, and guess him if you can. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 riddle — [n] brain teaser bewilderment, braintwister*, charade, closed book*, complexity, complication, confusion, conundrum, cryptogram, dilemma, distraction, doubt, embarrassment, enigma, entanglement, intricacy, knotty question*, labyrinth, maze,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 riddle — riddle1 [rid′ l] n. [ME ridil < OE rædels, akin to rædan, to guess, READ1] 1. a problem or puzzle in the form of a question, statement, etc. so formulated that some ingenuity is required to solve or answer it; conundrum 2. any puzzling,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Riddle — Rid dle, v. i. To speak ambiguously or enigmatically. Lysander riddels very prettily. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Riddle — Rid dle, n. [OE. ridil, AS. hridder; akin to G. reiter, L. cribrum, and to Gr. ??? to distinguish, separate, and G. rein clean. See {Crisis}, {Certain}.] 1. A sieve with coarse meshes, usually of wire, for separating coarser materials from finer …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 riddle — index enigma, mystery, penetrate, problem Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 riddle — n puzzle, conundrum, enigma, problem, *mystery …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 15 Riddle — A riddle is a statement or question having a double or veiled meaning, put forth as a puzzle to be solved. Riddles are of two types: enigmas , which are problems generally expressed in metaphorical or allegorical language that require ingenuity… …

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  • 16 riddle — riddle1 /rid l/, n., v., riddled, riddling. n. 1. a question or statement so framed as to exercise one s ingenuity in answering it or discovering its meaning; conundrum. 2. a puzzling question, problem, or matter. 3. a puzzling thing or person. 4 …

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  • 17 Riddle — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Riddle peut désigner : Patronyme Riddle est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Nelson Riddle (1921 1985), compositeur et acteur… …

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  • 18 riddle — I UK [ˈrɪd(ə)l] / US noun [countable] Word forms riddle : singular riddle plural riddles 1) a question that seems impossible or silly but has a clever or funny answer Are you good at solving riddles? 2) someone or something that is mysterious or… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 riddle — rid|dle1 [ˈrıdl] n [: Old English; Origin: rAdelse opinion, guess, riddle ] 1.) a question that is deliberately very confusing and has a humorous or clever answer →↑puzzle ▪ See if you can solve this riddle . 2.) something that you do not… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 riddle — {{11}}riddle (n.) A word game ot joke, comprising a question or statement couched in deliberately puzzling terms, propounded for solving by the hearer/reader using clues embedded within that wording [Oxford Dictionary of English Folklore], O.E.… …

    Etymology dictionary


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