[ ri-fek-shuh n ]
/ rɪˈfɛk ʃən /


refreshment, especially with food or drink.
a portion of food or drink; repast.

Origin of refection

1300–50; Middle English refeccioun < Latin refectiōn- (stem of refectiō) restoration, equivalent to refect(us) (see refect) + -iōn- -ion

Related forms

re·fec·tive, adjectivere·fec·to·ri·al [ree-fek-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌri fɛkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for refection


/ (rɪˈfɛkʃən) /


refreshment with food and drink

Word Origin for refection

C14: from Latin refectiō a restoring, from reficere to remake, from re- + facere to make
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