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.

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

  2. replicate(Verb)

    To make a copy (replica) of

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

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

  3. replicate(Adjective)

    Folded over or backward; folded back upon itself.

    Etymology: 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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  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. United States:

    It's so hard coming to a United States home field, where having that kind of atmosphere against Phil Neville is difficult, and that's what it's going to be like in the World Cup, so I think the best way to replicate it is in the United States.

  2. United Auto Workers:

    It's not just blood and sweat that goes into manufacturing on an assembly line, it's critical thinking that automation can't replicate.

  3. Steven Deeks:

    The transplant resulted in the complete destruction of the old immune system and the construction of a new immune system in which the (HIV) virus can't replicate (because of the genetic mutation). That is the cure.

  4. Cindy Zhou:

    We still need future studies to replicate what we observed.

  5. Jay Sekulow:

    The difference here is, because we have a situation where we're doing this over the phone, we're trying to replicate that kind of feeling, because it's different. Tone is different. Pausing is different. Listening is different.

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