repeat

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. iterate, quote, recite; redo, duplicate. See repetition, copy, similarity.
II
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To do again]
Syn. redo, remake, do over, play over, rehash, reciprocate, return, rework, reform, refashion, recast, duplicate, reduplicate, reproduce, replicate, renew, reconstruct, reerect, revert, hold over, go over again and again.
2. [To happen again]
Syn. reoccur, recur, revolve, reappear, occur again, come again, return, crop up again; see also happen 2 .
3. [To say again]
Syn. reiterate, iterate, restate, recapitulate, reissue, republish, reutter, echo, recite, reecho, parrot, regurgitate, rehearse, retell, rehash, go over, play back, read back, quote, copy, imitate, perseverate, harp on, drum into*, come again*, sing the same old song*; see also paraphrase .
Syn.- repeat is the common, general word meaning to say, do, make, present, etc. over again [ will you repeat that question, please? ] ; reiterate and the less common iterate both imply repeating either once or several times, but reiterate more strongly suggests insistent repetition over and over again [ he kept reiterating his innocence ] ; recapitulate suggests a concise repetition of the main points in a discourse in summarizing [ to recapitulate last week's lecture ]
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
repetition, replay, rebroadcast, rerun, rehash.
II
v.
1. reiterate restate, say again, recap, recapitulate, parrot.
2. do again duplicate, remake, reproduce, redo, echo.
3. tell recount, relate.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To state again: iterate, reiterate, restate. See REPETITION. 2. To send back the sound of: echo, rebound, reecho, reflect, resound, reverberate. See SOUNDS. 3. To copy (another) slavishly: echo, image, imitate, mimic, mirror, parrot, reflect. See SAME. 4. To do or perform (an act) again: duplicate, redo. See REPETITION.

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  • Repeat — Re*peat (r? p?t ), n. 1. The act of repeating; repetition. [1913 Webster] 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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