What does repeat mean?

Definitions for repeat
rɪˈpitre·peat

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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. Donald Trump:

    I don't repeat myself, he repeats himself every day.

  2. Missouri System President Tim Wolfe:

    It is my belief that we stopped listening to each other, we did n’t respond or react. We got frustrated with each other and we forced individuals like Jonathan Butler to take immediate action, unusual steps to affect change. This is not – I repeat, not – the way change should come about. Change comes from listening, learning, caring and conversation and we have top respect each other enough to stop yelling at each other and quit intimidating each other.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    I regret to say that Russian-American relations are not in the best shape, i've said this many times publicly, I would like to repeat it at a meeting with you : I believe that this is largely a result of the acute domestic political struggle in the United States itself.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    You should learn from history, your own mistakes and someone else's mistakes or other people's mistakes. For, if you refuse to do just that, then you are bound to repeat them (the mistakes) over and over again. And in case you don't know, it is foolishness to repeat the same mistakes over and over again.

  5. Chief Executive David Abney:

    We think it's going to be a repeat of last year, we just have more tools in our toolbox this year.

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