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Definitions for reduplicate
rɪˈdu plɪˌkeɪt, -ˈdyu-; -kɪt, -ˌkeɪtredu·pli·cate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reduplicate, geminateverb

    form by reduplication

    "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word"

  2. duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicateverb

    make or do or perform again

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


  1. reduplicateverb

    To repeat a word or section of a word in order to form a new word or phrase, possibly with modification of one of the repetitions.

  2. reduplicateadjective


Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Reduplicateverb

    To double.

    Etymology: re and duplicate.


  1. reduplicate

    Reduplicate refers to the act of repeating or duplicating something. In linguistics, it involves duplication of a syllable or part of a word or phrase to emphasize or alter the meaning. For example, in the word "bye-bye", "bye" is reduplicated.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reduplicateadjective

    double; doubled; reduplicative; repeated

  2. Reduplicateadjective

    valvate with the margins curved outwardly; -- said of the /stivation of certain flowers

  3. Reduplicateverb

    to redouble; to multiply; to repeat

  4. Reduplicateverb

    to repeat the first letter or letters of (a word). See Reduplication, 3

  5. Etymology: [Pref. re- + duplicate: cf. L. reduplicatus. Cf. Redouble.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reduplicate

    rē-dū′pli-kāt, v.t. to double again: to multiply: to repeat.—adj. doubled.—n. Reduplicā′tion, the act of redoubling: the repetition of a syllable, or of the initial part, in inflection and word-formation, as in L. fefelli, perf. of fallo, Gr. tetupha, perf. of tuptō: (anat.) a folding or doubling of a part or organ.—adj. Redū′plicātive.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reduplicate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reduplicate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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