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

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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. Benito Mussolini:

    But which race? Does there exist a German race? Has it ever existed? Will it ever exist? Reality, myth, or hoax of the theorists? Ah well, we respond, a Germanic race does not exist. Various movements. Curiosity. Stupor. We repeat. Does not exist. We don't say so. Scientists say so. Hitler says so.

  2. Carl Tobias:

    He is looking like a repeat offender and a bad actor, the SEC is taking action because it has a responsibility to protect the interests of consumers, investors and the public.

  3. Eugène Delacroix:

    Mediocre people have an answer for everything and are astonished at nothing. They always want to have the air of knowing better than you what you are going to tell them; when, in their turn, they begin to speak, they repeat to you with the greatest confidence, as if dealing with their own property, the things that they have heard you say yourself at some other place. A capable and superior look is the natural accompaniment of this type of character.

  4. President Trump:

    But President Trump promised that the U.S. would keep up pressure despite the positive signs from Pyongyang. We will not repeat the mistake of past administrations, maximum pressure will continue until denuclearization occurs. President Trump made similar warnings with respect to Iran when asked about the Iran nuclear deal, which President Trump is considering pulling the U.S. from if it ca n’t be strengthened. President Trump said it would n’t be appropriate to say if President Trump would use military force against Iran.

  5. Muriel Bowser:

    Our goals right now are to encourage Americans to participate virtually and to protect the District of Columbia from a repeat of the violent insurrection experienced at the Capitol and its grounds on January 6.

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    • A. abduct
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