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Definitions of repeat

  1. make or do or perform again; " He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
  2. to say, state, or perform again; " She kept reiterating her request"
  3. repeat an earlier theme of a musical composition
  4. happen or occur again; " This is a recurring story"
  5. do over; " They would like to take it over again"
  6. to say again or imitate; " followers echoing the cries of their leaders"
  7. repeat an earlier theme of a composition
  8. Repeatedly.
  9. To go over again; to attempt, do, make, or utter again; to iterate; to recite; as, to repeat an effort, an order, or a poem.
  10. To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again.
  11. To repay or refund ( an excess received).
  12. The act of repeating; repetition.
  13. 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, etc.).
  14. A mark, or series of dots, placed before and after, or often only at the end of, a passage to be repeated in performance.
  15. To do or speak a second time; say over from memory; recite.
  16. Repeated.
  17. To do again: to speak again, to iterate: to quote from memory: to rehearse.
  18. To strike the hours, as a watch: to recur.
  19. A mark directing a part to be repeated.
  20. To do or say again; quote from memory.
  21. To do or say over; reiterate; recite from memory.
  22. Repetition; a mark directing a part to be repeated.
  23. To do or try again; to recite.
  24. To do or utter again; to rehearse; to quote or recite from memory.
  25. A mark in music which directs a part to be sung or performed again.
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Usage examples for repeat

  1. You, Calonice, repeat for the rest Each word I say. – Lysistrata by Aristophanes Commentator: Jack Lindsay
  2. Then I could not repeat often enough that I loved her, nor make her tell me how she loved me in return! – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  3. Why should not history repeat itself? – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  4. Men of the 150th, I repeat I am proud to have had you under my command. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  5. He sat down by Sylvia and had her repeat to him what she had said to her mother. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  6. And I repeat what I have said before: we are trying to give them and their people a chance, the only one they have ever had. – The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga A Ride Through the Mountains of Northern Luzon With an Appendix on the Independence of the Philippines by Cornelis De Witt Willcox
  7. Then repeat what I said. – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  8. No, I will not repeat them to you. – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  9. What could she do therefore, she seemed to ask him, but repeat her question of a moment before? – The Finer Grain by Henry James
  10. He was not to repeat that visit. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  11. Perhaps it would be better if I did not repeat- Out with it! – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington
  12. And I repeated it, and made him repeat it in English and French. – Saunterings by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  13. I will not repeat the rest of our conversation. – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  14. " This, I repeat, was about ten to half- past ten o'clock. – The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation by J. S. Fletcher
  15. I'm telling you this as a secret, and I know I can trust you not to repeat it. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  16. It is not my purpose to repeat the objections which I then urged. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  17. When the moment for his departure came, his wife, breaking into tears, obliged him once more to repeat his oath. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  18. " Now," said Marchmont, " let me repeat what I said before. – The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman
  19. You are going to repeat again that you have, worked very hard. – Artists' Wives by Alphonse Daudet
  20. Now you have something to take your mind off your- But I will not repeat it. – Life's Minor Collisions by Frances Warner Gertrude Warner
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