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Definition of "repeat" []

  • To say again: repeat a question. (verb-transitive)
  • To utter in duplication of another's utterance. (verb-transitive)
  • To recite from memory. (verb-transitive)
  • To tell to another. (verb-transitive)
  • To do, experience, or produce again: repeat past successes. (verb-transitive)
  • To say or write (something) again, either once or several times; restate or reiterate (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To do or experience (something) again once or several times (verb)
  • To occur more than once (verb)
  • To reproduce (the words, sounds, etc) uttered by someone else; echo (verb)
  • To utter (a poem, speech, etc) from memory; recite (verb)
  • (of food) to be tasted again after ingestion as the result of belching or slight regurgitation (verb)
  • To belch (verb)
  • To tell to another person (the words, esp secrets, imparted to one by someone else) (verb)
  • (of a clock) to strike the hour or quarter-hour just past, when a spring is pressed (verb)
  • To vote (illegally) more than once in a single election (verb)
  • The act or an instance of repeating (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A word, action, etc, that is repeated (noun)
  • An order made out for goods, provisions, etc, that duplicates a previous order (noun)
  • A duplicate copy of something; reproduction (noun)
  • A further broadcast of a programme, film, etc, which has been broadcast before (noun)
  • A passage that is an exact restatement of the passage preceding it (noun)

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Use "repeat" in a sentence
  • "{; BRACKET fileappend, Text sent - % text% ` nText sent - % repeat% times ` nDelay after sending text - % rest% second (s) ` nLast repeat of message sent at % timestamp% ` nstop - % true% ` n ` n, automatedtext. txt"
  • "Note: Resting for the title repeat run is Bradshaw Christian, which leads the state in rushing with nearly 5,000 yards."
  • "Not only for the "pause pronunciation" — child-issued breaks in which I must stop reading in order to repeat a French word that I have tripped up on — but also for the words that I still do not know: both French ... and in English."