- Help, advice, counsel.
- 1885: When the Bull heard these words he knew the Ass to be his friend and thanked him, saying, "Right is thy rede" — Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, vol. 1
- 1954: ‘Yet do not cast all hope away. Tomorrow is unknown. Rede oft is found at the rising of the Sun.’ — JRR Tolkien, The Two Towers
- Decision, a plan.
Etymology 2An early form of read.
Verb(archaic except in dialects)
- English: reed
- A bird's nest.
Rede is an archaic word meaning, among other things, "counsel" and "advice." It is cognate with Dutch "Rede" and German Rat/raten.