What does recurrence mean?

Definitions for recurrence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recurrence, return(noun)

    happening again (especially at regular intervals)

    "the return of spring"


  1. recurrence(Noun)

    Return or reversion to a certain state.

  2. recurrence(Noun)

    The instance of recurring; frequent occurrence.

    I shall insensibly go on from a rare to a frequent recurrence to the dangerous preparations. uE000198089uE001 I. Taylor.

  3. recurrence(Noun)

    A return of symptoms as part of the natural progress of a disease.

  4. recurrence(Noun)


  5. Origin: cognate with recurrentia, from recurrens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recurrence(noun)

    alt. of Recurrency

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Recurrence

    The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recurrence in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recurrence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Takeshi Onaga:

    We've heard 'strict enforcement of discipline' and 'thorough steps to stop recurrence' hundreds of times over the past several decades, but that nothing has changed.

  2. The Commission:

    The request is based on the grounds that the expiry of the measures would be likely to result in continuation of dumping and recurrence of injury to the (EU) industry.

  3. The Chemical Safety Board:

    The safety culture at the Tesoro Martinez refinery created conditions conducive to the occurrence and recurrence of process safety incidents that caused worker injuries at the refinery over several years.

  4. Ruth Patterson:

    I would say there is no harm in trying it in terms of seeing if Jeffrey Peppercorn sleep better and feel better in terms of metabolic health, but I do n’t think I ’d say it will help with Jeffrey Peppercorn breast cancer recurrence risk.

  5. Michael Knights:

    The strategy in Iraq will be to prevent an ISIL (Islamic State) recurrence and to prevent an expulsion of the U.S. by Iranian-backed actors. The two issues are viewed as linked, there is a lot of Iraq experience inside this administration and it shows in the long-term commitment to Iraqi security that is being offered.

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