What does iterate mean?

Definitions for iterateˈɪt əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    to say, state, or perform again

    "She kept reiterating her request"

  2. iterate(verb)

    run or be performed again

    "the function iterates"


  1. iterate(Noun)

    a function that iterates

    f(x) is the second iterate of x under f.

  2. iterate(Verb)

    to perform or repeat an action on each item in a set or on the results of each such prior action

    The max() function iterates through the data to find the highest value.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Iterate(adj)

    uttered or done again; repeated

  2. Iterate(verb)

    to utter or do a second time or many times; to repeat; as, to iterate advice

  3. Iterate(adverb)

    by way of iteration

  4. Origin: [L. iteratus, p. p. of iterare to repeat, fr. iterum again, prop. a compar. from the stem of is he, that; cf. L. ita so, item likewise, also, Skr. itara other, iti thus. Cf. Identity, Item.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Iterate

    it′ėr-āt, v.t. to do again: to repeat, in modern usage replaced by the verb reiterate.—ns. It′erance, Iterā′tion, repetition.—adjs. It′erant, It′erātive, repeating. [L. iterāre, -ātumiterum, again.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of iterate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of iterate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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