What does Repeat mean?

Definitions for Repeat
rɪˈpitRe·peat

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Repeat.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. repeat, repetition(verb)

    an event that repeats

    "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"

  2. repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell(verb)

    to say, state, or perform again

    "She kept reiterating her request"

  3. duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate(verb)

    make or do or perform again

    "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"

  4. recur, repeat(verb)

    happen or occur again

    "This is a recurring story"

  5. repeat, echo(verb)

    to say again or imitate

    "followers echoing the cries of their leaders"

  6. repeat, take over(verb)

    do over

    "They would like to take it over again"

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

    repeat an earlier theme of a composition

Wiktionary

  1. repeat(Noun)

    An iteration; a repetition.

    We gave up after the third repeat because it got boring.

    Etymology: From repeter, from repeto.

  2. repeat(Noun)

    A television program shown after its initial presentation -- particularly many weeks after its initial presentation; a rerun.

    Etymology: From repeter, from repeto.

  3. repeat(Verb)

    or To do or say again (and again).

    The scientists repeat the experiment in order to confirm the result.

    Etymology: From repeter, from repeto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Repeat(verb)

    to go over again; to attempt, do, make, or utter again; to iterate; to recite; as, to repeat an effort, an order, or a poem

  2. Repeat(verb)

    to make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again

  3. Repeat(verb)

    to repay or refund (an excess received)

  4. Repeat(noun)

    the act of repeating; repetition

  5. Repeat(noun)

    that which is repeated; as, the repeat of a pattern; that is, the repetition of the engraved figure on a roller by which an impression is produced (as in calico printing, etc.)

  6. Repeat(noun)

    a mark, or series of dots, placed before and after, or often only at the end of, a passage to be repeated in performance

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Repeat

    rē-pēt′, v.t. to do again: to speak again, to iterate: to quote from memory: to rehearse: (Scots law) to refund.—v.i. to strike the hours, as a watch: to recur: the act of repeating.—n. (mus.) a part performed a second time: a mark directing a part to be repeated.—adjs. Repeat′able; Repeat′ed, done again: frequent.—adv. Repeat′edly, many times repeated: again and again: frequently.—ns. Repeat′er, one who, or that which, repeats: a decimal in which the same figure or figures are continually repeated: a watch that strikes again the previous hour at the touch of a spring: a frigate appointed to attend an admiral in a fleet, and to repeat any signal he makes: (teleg.) an instrument for automatically retransmitting a message: in calico-printing, a figure repeated at equal intervals in a pattern; Repeat′ing, the fraud of voting at an election for the same candidate more than once.—Repeating firearm, a firearm that may be discharged many times in quick succession; Repeat one's self, to say again what one has said already; Repeat signals, to repeat those of the senior officer: to make a signal again. [O. Fr. repeter (Fr. répéter)—L. repetĕre, repetitumre-, again, petĕre, to seek.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Repeat' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3752

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Repeat' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2734

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Repeat' in Verbs Frequency: #308

How to pronounce Repeat?

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How to say Repeat in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Repeat in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Repeat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Repeat in a Sentence

  1. Taizo Nishimuro:

    We should not repeat happened with NTT, in which investors bought at a high price and then the price plummeted.

  2. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    I still believe that there is a danger of repeat of a Treasury meltup that 2014 did end up bringing, particularly into the crescendo of October 15, if something can't go up, it has to go down. Yields can't seem to go up. They might go down. And if they go down any amount again, if the 10-year goes below 2 percent, even below 2.20 percent, that's the line in the sand I am talking about.

  3. Rudy Giuliani:

    You don't want another repeat of the 2016 election where you get contrary reports at the end and you don't know how it affected the election.

  4. Mae West:

    Women with pasts interest men... they hope history will repeat itself.

  5. Trade Minister Simon Birmingham:

    We will not deviate from those policy positions under any threat of economic coercion or anything else, the least the world can expect is a transparent inquiry into the causes of COVID-19 so that we can understand how best to prevent a repeat episode any time in the future. We would hope that China, like any other country around the world, would see the merits in understanding how the world can be better prepared in the future.

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