Definition of Repeat

1. Noun. An event that repeats. "The events today were a repeat of yesterday's"

Exact synonyms: Repetition
Generic synonyms: Periodic Event, Recurrent Event
Specialized synonyms: Sequence, Cycle, Rematch, Replay, Recurrence, Return
Derivative terms: Repetitious



2. Verb. To say, state, or perform again. "They won't repeat the story "; "She kept reiterating her request"

3. Verb. Make or do or perform again. "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"

4. Verb. Happen or occur again. "This is a recurring story"
Exact synonyms: Recur
Generic synonyms: Come About, Fall Out, Go On, Hap, Happen, Occur, Pass, Pass Off, Take Place
Specialized synonyms: Iterate, Cycle
Derivative terms: Recurrence, Recurrent, Repetition, Repetitive, Repetitive

5. Verb. To say again or imitate. "Followers echoing the cries of their leaders"
Exact synonyms: Echo
Specialized synonyms: Recite, Cuckoo, Reecho, Parrot, Regurgitate, Reproduce
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter
Derivative terms: Echo

6. Verb. Do over. "They would like to take it over again"
Exact synonyms: Take Over
Generic synonyms: Act, Move
Derivative terms: Repeater, Repetitive

7. Verb. Repeat an earlier theme of a composition.
Exact synonyms: Recapitulate, Reprise, Reprize
Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Play, Spiel
Derivative terms: Recapitulation

Definition of Repeat

1. v. t. 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.

2. n. The act of repeating; repetition.

Definition of Repeat

1. Verb. (transitive) or (intransitive) To do or say again (and again). ¹

2. Noun. An iteration; a repetition. ¹

3. Noun. A television program shown after its initial presentation -- particularly many weeks after its initial presentation; a rerun. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repeat

1. to say or do again [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repeat

repayments
repays
repdigit
repdigits
repeal
repealability
repealable
repealableness
repealed
repealer
repealers
repealing
repealment
repealments
repeals
repeat (current term)
repeat offender
repeat offenders
repeat oneself
repeat unit
repeatabilities
repeatability
repeatable
repeatably
repeated
repeatedly
repeater
repeaters
repeateth
repeating

Literary usage of Repeat

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1885)
"TC thrusting in the pendant) did repeat both the hour and quarter with the some thrust. BARLOW, alias BOOTH, EDWARD (1639-1710), priest and mechanician, ..."

2. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Horticulture (1905)
"For leaf-spot or leaf-blight use 22 upon young seedlings and repeat two or ... For leaf-spot spray with 22 and repeat once or twice at intervals of two ..."

3. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"*repeat "Mad"—The crowd sways. ^Strong movement. 6All hands up each time they call for the will. ''Shouts. ..."

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