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Meaning of REDUPLICATE

Pronunciation:  [adj]ri'dooplukit, [v]ri'dooplu`keyt, ree'dyoopli`keyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
  2. [v]  form by reduplication, as of sounds or morphemes of a word
 

REDUPLICATE is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: double, duplicate, repeat, replicate
 
 See Also: copy, geminate, recapitulate, reduplicate, reproduce

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*du"pli*cate\ (r?*d?"pl?*k?t), a. [Pref. re- +
    duplicate: cf. L. reduplicatus. Cf. {Redouble}.]
    1. Double; doubled; reduplicative; repeated.
    
    2. (Bot.) Valvate with the margins curved outwardly; -- said
       of the ?stivation of certain flowers.
    
    
  2. \Re*du"pli*cate\ (-k?t), v. t. [Cf. LL.
    reduplicare.]
    1. To redouble; to multiply; to repeat.
    
    2. (Gram.) To repeat the first letter or letters of (a word).
       See {Reduplication}, 3.
    
    
 

 

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