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rep

1. noun A shortening of "representative." I hate getting cornered by a sales rep when I'm browsing in a store. I decided to quit as the company's legal rep. I keep calling my state rep to tell him I'm against the legislation.
2. noun A shortening of "reputation." Going out with that dweeb is going to seriously hurt your rep in the school. You've gotta do what you can to maintain your rep in this industry.
3. noun A shortening of "repertory," a theater in which a resident company presents a particular collection of plays, operas, or other dramatic works, especially on a rotating or alternating basis. I've been an ensemble member of the local rep for the last 10 years. I did some acting work in a couple of reps around the country, but nothing much came of it.
4. noun A shortening of "repetition," used in reference to a strength-training exercise. Often used in the plural. It's really painful each time I do a rep, so I think I must have damaged the muscle. I do four sets of eight reps at each machine, increasing the weight slightly every week.
5. verb A shortening of "represent," meaning to represent oneself as being from a particular place or area or being associated with a particular entity, etc. I've been repping the LBC since '93, son. I made up some swag so we can rep our brand at the convention.

rep out

To be unable to do any more repetitions of a strength-training exercise due to physical exhaustion. Man, my arms are out of shape. I repped out after just five bicep curls! You shouldn't just keep pushing yourself until you rep out, or you could end up really injuring yourself.
See also: out, rep
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rep

(rɛp)
1. n. a representative, usually a sales representative. Please ask your rep to stop by my office.
2. n. someone’s reputation. I’ve got my own rep to think about.
3. n. repertory theater. Rep is the best place to get experience, but not to make connections.
4. n. Go to reps.

rep out

in. to do too many repetitions of an exercise and reach exhaustion. After forty crunches, he repped out. He’s got some work to do.
See also: out, rep
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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