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Meaning of REPEAT

Pronunciation:  ri'peet

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"
  2. [v]  happen or occur again; "This is a recurring story"
  3. [v]  to say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of their leaders."
  4. [v]  to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her request"
  5. [v]  repeat an earlier theme of a musical composition
  6. [v]  make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
  7. [v]  do over; "They would like to take it over again"

REPEAT is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: double, duplicate, echo, ingeminate, iterate, recapitulate, recur, reduplicate, reiterate, repetition, replicate, reprise, reprize, restate, retell, take over
 See Also: act, cite, come about, copy, cuckoo, cycle, cycle, ditto, ditto, dwell, emit, geminate, go on, hap, happen, harp, interpret, let loose, let out, move, occur, paraphrase, parrot, pass, pass off, periodic event, perseverate, play, quote, recite, recurrence, recurrent event, reecho, regurgitate, rematch, render, rephrase, replay, reproduce, reproduce, resume, return, reword, sequence, spiel, sum up, summarise, summarize, take place, tell, translate, utter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*peat"\ (-p?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Repeated}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Repeating}.] [F. r['e]p['e]ter, L. repetere;
    pref. re- re- + petere to fall upon, attack. See {Petition}.]
    1. 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. ``I will repeat our former communication.''
       --Robynson (More's Utopia).
             Not well conceived of God; who, though his power
             Creation could repeat, yet would be loth Us to
             abolish.                              --Milton.
    2. To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again.
       [Obs.] --Waller.
    3. (Scots Law) To repay or refund (an excess received).
    {To repeat one's self}, to do or say what one has already
       done or said.
    {To repeat signals}, to make the same signals again;
       specifically, to communicate, by repeating them, the
       signals shown at headquarters.
    Syn: To reiterate; iterate; renew; recite; relate; rehearse;
         recapitulate. See {Reiterate}.
  2. \Re*peat"\ (r?-p?t"), n.
    1. The act of repeating; repetition.
    2. 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,
    3. (Mus.) A mark, or series of dots, placed before and after,
       or often only at the end of, a passage to be repeated in
Computing Dictionary

repeat loop