iterate

To iterate is to repeat, as in to say or perform something again. If you loved the high school drama club’s performance of the “Three Little Pigs,” encourage them to iterate the musical so you can see it again. And again.

Iterate comes from the Latin word iterare for "do again, repeat.” Iterate is a transitive verb, so you have to iterate something. A successful play or concert will usually iterate a performance, so more people can see it. People often iterate a point, by repeating, they hope others will understand it better. Politicians often iterate key points. The word reiterate is more familiar, and means something very similar — to repeat something for emphasis.

Definitions of iterate
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v say, state, or perform again

Synonyms:
ingeminate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell
Types:
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perseverate
psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus
ditto
repeat an action or statement
dwell, harp
come back to
interpret, render, translate
restate (words) from one language into another language
paraphrase, rephrase, reword
express the same message in different words
resume, sum up, summarise, summarize
give a summary (of)
cite, quote
repeat a passage from
retranslate
translate again
mistranslate
translate incorrectly
gloss
provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase
Latinize
translate into Latin
translate
express, as in simple and less technical language
abstract
give an abstract (of)
precis
make a summary (of)
docket
make a summary or abstract of a legal document and inscribe it in a list
recap, recapitulate
summarize briefly
misquote
quote incorrectly
Type of:
tell
let something be known

v run or be performed again

“the function iterates
Type of:
recur, repeat
happen or occur again

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