What does replicate mean?

Definitions for replicate
ˈrɛp lɪ kɪt; -ˌkeɪtrepli·cate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retroflex, replicate(verb)

    bend or turn backward

  2. replicate, copy(verb)

    reproduce or make an exact copy of

    "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"

  3. duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate(verb)

    make or do or perform again

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


  1. replicate(Noun)

    an outcome of a replication procedure.

  2. replicate(Verb)

    To make a copy (replica) of

    On entering a host cell, a virus will start to replicate.

  3. replicate(Adjective)

    Folded over or backward; folded back upon itself.

  4. Origin: From replicatus, past participle of replicare, from re + plicare; see ply.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Replicate(verb)

    to reply

  2. Replicate(adj)

    alt. of Replicated

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Replicate

    rep′li-kāt, adj. folded: (bot.) folded outward as in vernation, inward as in æstivation: (mus.) a tone one or more octaves from a given tone.—adj. Rep′licātile.—n. Replicā′tion.—adj. Rep′licātive.

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How to say replicate in sign language?

  1. replicate


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of replicate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of replicate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of replicate in a Sentence

  1. Cindy Zhou:

    We still need future studies to replicate what we observed.

  2. The CEO:

    The use of technology enables Afya to replicate its business in other countries.

  3. Nathan Gonzales:

    Other candidates could try to replicate his message, but no one can replicate Donald Trump.

  4. Dan Dery:

    I see a lot of our competitors trying to replicate Xiaomi just by putting a cheap phone online.

  5. Jordan Burroughs:

    I feel like a lot better wrestler now than in 2012, i'm not just looking to replicate, I'm looking to dominate.

Images & Illustrations of replicate

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