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
  1. verb
    say, state, or perform again
    synonyms: ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, restate, retell
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    psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus
    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
    translate again
    translate incorrectly
    provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase
    Latinise, Latinize
    translate into Latin
    express, as in simple and less technical language
    give an abstract (of)
    make a summary (of)
    make a summary or abstract of a legal document and inscribe it in a list
    recap, recapitulate
    summarize briefly
    quote incorrectly
    type of:
    let something be known
  2. verb
    say again or imitate
    synonyms: echo
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    repeat aloud from memory
    repeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call
    repeat back like an echo
    repeat mindlessly
    regurgitate, reproduce
    repeat after memorization
    spell, spell out
    orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
    recite or repeat a fixed text
    rattle down, rattle off, reel off, roll off, spiel off
    recite volubly or extravagantly
    name or recite the numbers in ascending order
    type of:
    emit, let loose, let out, utter
    express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
  3. verb
    make or do or perform again
    synonyms: double, duplicate, reduplicate, replicate
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    copy, replicate
    reproduce or make an exact copy of
    repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
    geminate, reduplicate
    form by reduplication
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    make a copy or equivalent of
  4. verb
    repeat an earlier theme of a composition
    synonyms: recapitulate, reprise, reprize
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    play, spiel
    replay (as a melody)
  5. verb
    do over
    synonyms: take over
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    act, move
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
  6. verb
    happen or occur again
    synonyms: recur
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    run or be performed again
    recur in repeating sequences
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    come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place
    come to pass
  7. noun
    an event that repeats
    “the events today were a repeat of yesterday's”
    synonyms: repetition
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    several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
    a periodically repeated sequence of events
    rematch, replay
    something (especially a game) that is played again
    recurrence, return
    happening again (especially at regular intervals)
    a never-ending cycle of activities and events (especially when they seem to have little purpose)
    (Hinduism and Buddhism) the endless cycle of birth and suffering and death and rebirth
    atavism, reversion, throwback
    a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
    an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience (especially a recurrence of the effects of an hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)
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    periodic event, recurrent event
    an event that recurs at intervals
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