1. [syn: perennial, recurrent, repeated]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.]
1. 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. "I will repeat our former communication."
--Robynson (More's Utopia).
Not well conceived of God; who, though his power
Creation could repeat, yet would be loth
Us to abolish. --Milton.
2. To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again.
3. (Scots Law) To repay or refund (an excess received).
To repeat one's self, to do or say what one has already
done or said.
To repeat signals, to make the same signals again;
specifically, to communicate, by repeating them, the
signals shown at headquarters.
Syn: To reiterate; iterate; renew; recite; relate; rehearse;
recapitulate. See Reiterate.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: recurring again and again; "perennial efforts to
stipulate the requirements" [syn: perennial,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
43 Moby Thesaurus words for "repeated":
ceaseless, chattering, constant, continual, doubled, duplicated,
echoed, incessant, machine gun, oscillating, perennial, perpetual,
plagiarized, pulsating, quoted, rapid, rechauffe, redoubled,
reduplicated, reechoed, regular, regurgitated, reiterate,
reiterated, reproduced, retold, staccato, steady, stuttering,
sustained, twice-told, unbroken, unceasing, unchanging,
unintermitted, unintermittent, unintermitting, uninterrupted,
unremitting, unstopped, unvarying, vibrating, warmed up