an event that repeats
"the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"
repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retellverb
to say, state, or perform again
"She kept reiterating her request"
duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicateverb
make or do or perform again
"He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
happen or occur again
"This is a recurring story"
to say again or imitate
"followers echoing the cries of their leaders"
repeat, take oververb
"They would like to take it over again"
reprise, reprize, repeat, recapitulateverb
repeat an earlier theme of a composition
An iteration; a repetition.
We gave up after the third repeat because it got boring.
A television program shown after its initial presentation -- particularly many weeks after its initial presentation; a rerun.
or To do or say again (and again).
The scientists repeat the experiment in order to confirm the result.
Etymology: From repeter, from repeto.
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
to make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again
to repay or refund (an excess received)
the act of repeating; repetition
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.)
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
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, repetitum—re-, again, petĕre, to seek.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'repeat' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3752
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'repeat' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2734
Rank popularity for the word 'repeat' in Verbs Frequency: #308
The numerical value of repeat in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of repeat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I say once again that South Korea isn’t the one that our military forces have to fight against, surely, we aren’t strengthening our defense capability because of South Korea. We shouldn’t repeat a horrible history of compatriots using force against each other.
Each time our heart is broken, we should learn a lesson and not repeat the same mistakes. However, often there is nothing we could have done to save the relationship.
We will prohibit a person from possessing or purchasing a firearm if they are subject to an injunction for protection against stalking, cyberstalking, dating violence, repeat violence, sexual violence or domestic violence.
And it would be a serious mistake for Russia to engage in a repeat of what it did in 2014.
Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.
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- أعاد, كررArabic
- паўтара́ць, паўтары́цьBelarusian
- repetirCatalan, Valencian
- repetere, gentageDanish
- تکرار شدنPersian
- दोहराना, फिर से कहनाHindi
- リピート, 繰り返すJapanese
- 반복하다, 되풀이하다Korean
- itero, repetoLatin
- herdoen, herhalen, wederhalen, herzeggenDutch
- powtarzać, powtórzyćPolish
- повтори́ть, повторя́тьRussian
- ponòviti, поно̀витиSerbo-Croatian
- upprepa, repeteraSwedish
- tekrar etmek, tekrarlamak, yinelemekTurkish
- nhắc lại, lặp lạiVietnamese
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