repeat

You can use the word repeat for things that happen again. You can use the word repeat for things that happen again. When you repeat, you do or say the same thing more than once.

Sometimes you need to repeat what you said because someone didn’t hear it or understand it the first time, and other times you might repeat a statement for emphasis — you say it twice to really get your point across; in some cases you'll get "I heard you the first time" in return. Doing something over is another way to repeat, as when you repeat a test or draw a smiley face all over your notebooks in a repeat pattern.

Definitions of repeat
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v say, state, or perform again

Synonyms:
ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, 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
Latinise, 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 say again or imitate

Synonyms:
echo
Types:
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recite
repeat aloud from memory
cuckoo
repeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call
reecho
repeat back like an echo
parrot
repeat mindlessly
regurgitate, reproduce
repeat after memorization
spell, spell out
orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
say
recite or repeat a fixed text
rattle down, rattle off, reel off, roll off, spiel off
recite volubly or extravagantly
count
name or recite the numbers in ascending order
Type of:
emit, let loose, let out, utter
express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

v make or do or perform again

Synonyms:
double, duplicate, reduplicate, replicate
Types:
copy, replicate
reproduce or make an exact copy of
recapitulate
repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
geminate, reduplicate
form by reduplication
Type of:
reproduce
make a copy or equivalent of

v repeat an earlier theme of a composition

Synonyms:
recapitulate, reprise, reprize
Type of:
play, spiel
replay (as a melody)

v do over

Synonyms:
take over
Type of:
act, move
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

v happen or occur again

Synonyms:
recur
Types:
iterate
run or be performed again
cycle
recur in repeating sequences
Type of:
come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place
come to pass

n an event that repeats

“the events today were a repeat of yesterday's”
Synonyms:
repetition
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sequence
several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
cycle
a periodically repeated sequence of events
rematch, replay
something (especially a game) that is played again
recurrence, return
happening again (especially at regular intervals)
merry-go-round
a never-ending cycle of activities and events (especially when they seem to have little purpose)
samsara
(Hinduism and Buddhism) the endless cycle of birth and suffering and death and rebirth
atavism, reversion, throwback
a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
flashback
an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience (especially a recurrence of the effects of an hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)
Type of:
periodic event, recurrent event
an event that recurs at intervals

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