1. What does RE stand for?


Commonly used in e-mail subject lines, i.e. "RE: The original message subject."


"Did you see the message RE the office party Friday?"

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2. What is re short for?


A gaming term that means the person wants to play again; usually stated by the loser who want to play again to see if he can win next time; can also mean "redo."


"gg re?

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Last Updated: August 6, 2014

3. What is re short for in online gaming?


Re is an abbreviation for "Rematch" that is used in online gaming. It is typically sent with a question mark by a player after a game has finished in order to ask the other player if he would like to play again.

The abbreviation is typically only used by gamers that enjoyed playing the previous match and either want to continue their winning streak or have another chance at defeating the opponent. It also implies that the game parameters will all remain the same unless the other player(s) says otherwise.

The "re" abbreviation may also be short for "Replay," in online gaming which can refer to a video replay of the gaming action or is another way to "Rematch." Resident Evil is also commonly abbreviated as "RE."


"N1! Re?"

Ready for a rematch

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4. What does RE stand for?

Resident Evil

An acronym that refers to a series of video games for the PC and various consoles; different releases of the game can be abbreviated RE, RE2, RE3, RE4, and RE5.


"The first RE game was released for PlayStation in 1996."

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Last Updated: March 3, 2014

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