done, made, or said again and again:
verb (used with object)
to say or utter again (something already said):
to repeat a word for emphasis.
to say or utter in reproducing the words, inflections, etc., of another:
to repeat a sentence after the teacher.
to reproduce (utterances, sounds, etc.) in the manner of an echo, a phonograph, or the like.
to tell (something heard) to another or others.
to do, make, or perform again:
to repeat an action.
to go through or undergo again:
to repeat an experience.
verb (used without object)
to do or say something again.
to cause a slight regurgitation:
The onions I ate are repeating on me.
to vote illegally by casting more than one vote in the same election.
the act of repeating.
something repeated; repetition.
a duplicate or reproduction of something.
a decorative pattern repeated, usually by printing, on a textile or the like.
a passage to be repeated.
a sign, as a vertical arrangement of dots, calling for the repetition of a passage.
a radio or television program that has been broadcast at least once before.
done, made, or said again and again; continual or incessant
(when transitive, may take a clause as object) to say or write (something) again, either once or several times; restate or reiterate
to do or experience (something) again once or several times
(intransitive) to occur more than once: the last figure repeats
(transitive; may take a clause as object) to reproduce (the words, sounds, etc) uttered by someone else; echo
(transitive) to utter (a poem, speech, etc) from memory; recite
(of food) to be tasted again after ingestion as the result of belching or slight regurgitation
(transitive; may take a clause as object) to tell to another person (the words, esp secrets, imparted to one by someone else)
(intransitive) (of a clock) to strike the hour or quarter-hour just past, when a spring is pressed
(intransitive) (US) to vote (illegally) more than once in a single election
repeat oneself, to say or do the same thing more than once, esp so as to be tedious
the act or an instance of repeating
(as modifier): a repeat performance
a word, action, etc, that is repeated
an order made out for goods, provisions, etc, that duplicates a previous order
a duplicate copy of something; reproduction
(radio, television) a further broadcast of a programme, film, etc, which has been broadcast before
(music) a passage that is an exact restatement of the passage preceding it
adjective 1. done, made, or said again and again: repeated attempts. adjective 1. done, made, or said again and again; continual or incessant
noun 1. a person or thing that repeats. 2. a repeating firearm. 3. Horology. a timepiece, especially a watch, that may be made to strike the hour or part of the hour. Compare clock watch. 4. Education. a pupil who repeats a course or group of courses that he or she has failed. 5. a […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. a decimal numeral that, after a certain point, consists of a group of one or more digits repeated ad infinitum, as 2.33333 …. or 23.0218181818 …. repeating decimal noun 1. another name for recurring decimal repeating decimal (rĭ-pē’tĭng) A decimal in which a pattern of one or more digits is repeated indefinitely, […]
noun 1. a firearm capable of discharging a number of shots without reloading.