Repeat

  • 1 repeat — vb 1 Repeat, iterate, reiterate, ingeminate can all mean to say again. Repeat, the word in ordinary use, may apply to what is said or uttered or done again, whether once or many or an indefinite number of times {repeat a command} {the teacher… …

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  • 2 repeat — [ri pēt′; ] for n., also [ rē′pēt΄] vt. [ME repeten < OFr repeter < L repetere < re , again + petere, to demand, rush at, fall: see FEATHER] 1. to say or utter again; reiterate [to repeat a remark] 2. to say over or through; recite (a… …

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  • 3 repeat — repeat, repetition The modern use of repeat in broadcasting, meaning ‘a radio or television programme that has been transmitted before’, with its attributive use as in repeat showing, repeat fee, etc., has tended to put repetition in the shade… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 Repeat — 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}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To go over again; to attempt, do, make, or utter again;… …

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  • 5 Repeat — may refer to: *Repeat sign in music, or repetition (music) *Repeat Records *Repeat The Best of Jethro Tull Vol II, record by Jethro Tull *Another word for a rerun in broadcasting *Repeated DNA sequenceee also*Repetition (disambiguation) …

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  • 6 repeat — ► VERB 1) say or do again. 2) (repeat oneself) say the same thing again. 3) (repeat itself) occur again in the same way or form. 4) (of food) be tasted again after being swallowed, as a result of indigestion. ► NOUN 1) …

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  • 7 Repeat — The Best of Jethro Tull Vol II Grandes éxitos de Jethro Tull Publicación 9 de septiembre de 1977 (UK) 7 de noviembre de 1977 (EE. UU.) Género(s) Rock progresivo Duración …

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  • 8 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

  • 9 repeat — [n] something done over; duplicate echo, recapitulation, reiteration, repetition, replay, reproduction, rerun, reshowing; concept 695 Ant. original repeat [v] duplicate, do again chime, come again, din, ditto*, drum into*, echo, go over again,… …

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  • 10 repeat — repeat. См. теломерная последовательность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 11 repeat — I (do again) verb backslide, copy, do over, duplicate, give an encore, imitate, ingeminate, iterare, persist, reconstruct, recreate, recur, redo, reduplicate, reenact, regenerate, reinstitute, relapse, remake, renew, replicate, reproduce, resume …

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  • 12 repeat — late 14c., from O.Fr. repeter say or do again, get back, demand the return of (13c.), from L. repetere do or say again, attack again, from re again + petere go toward, seek, demand, attack (see PETITION (Cf. petition)). Specific meaning to take a …

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  • 13 repeat — re|peat1 W2S2 [rıˈpi:t] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(say again)¦ 2¦(do again)¦ 3¦(learn)¦ 4¦(tell)¦ 5¦(broadcast)¦ 6 something doesn t bear repeating Phrasal verbs  repeat on somebody ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old F …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 repeat — [[t]rɪpi͟ːt[/t]] ♦♦ repeats, repeating, repeated 1) VERB If you repeat something, you say or write it again. You can say I repeat to show that you feel strongly about what you are repeating. [V that] He repeated that he had been mis quoted... [V… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 repeat — I UK [rɪˈpiːt] / US [rɪˈpɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms repeat : present tense I/you/we/they repeat he/she/it repeats present participle repeating past tense repeated past participle repeated *** 1) to say or write something again Can you… …

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  • 16 repeat — re|peat1 [ rı pit ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to say or write something again: Can you repeat what you just said, please? The first line is repeated throughout the poem. If you repeat those allegations, we will consult our lawyers. repeat that: He …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 repeat — 1 /rI pi:t/ verb 1 STATE AGAIN (T) to say or write something again: Can you repeat your question? | repeat that: Steven repeated patiently that he was busy. see say 1 2 DO AGAIN (T) to do something again: Repeat the treatment twice a day if… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 repeat — repeatable, adj. repeatability, n. /ri peet /, v.t. 1. to say or utter again (something already said): to repeat a word for emphasis. 2. to say or utter in reproducing the words, inflections, etc., of another: to repeat a sentence after the… …

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  • 19 repeat — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Repeat is used before these nouns: ↑business, ↑customer, ↑offender, ↑order, ↑performance, ↑prescription, ↑showing, ↑visit {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB …

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  • 20 repeat — I. verb Etymology: Middle English repeten, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French repeter, from Old French, from Latin repetere to return to, repeat, from re + petere to go to, seek more at feather Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to… …

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