Definitions for repriserɪˈpraɪz; for 2,3 usu. rəˈpriz

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. reprise, reprize, repeat, recapitulate(verb)

    repeat an earlier theme of a composition

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. reprise(Noun)

    A recurrence or resumption of an action.

  2. reprise(Noun)

    A repetition of a phrase, or a return to an earlier theme.

  3. reprise(Noun)

    A renewal of a failed attack, after going back into the on guard position.

  4. reprise(Verb)

    To take (something) up or on again.

  5. reprise(Verb)

    To repeat or resume an action

  6. reprise(Verb)

    To recompense; to pay.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Reprise(noun)

    a taking by way of retaliation

  2. Reprise(noun)

    deductions and duties paid yearly out of a manor and lands, as rent charge, rent seck, pensions, annuities, and the like

  3. Reprise(noun)

    a ship recaptured from an enemy or from a pirate

  4. Reprise(verb)

    to take again; to retake

  5. Reprise(verb)

    to recompense; to pay

  6. Origin: [Written also reprize.]

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  1. Reprise

    In music, a reprise is the repetition or reiteration of the opening material later in a composition as occurs in the recapitulation of sonata form, though—originally in the 18th century—was simply any repeated section, such as is indicated by beginning and ending repeat signs.

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  1. respire

  2. perries

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