Repeat - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈpiːt|  American pronunciation of the word repeat
Brit.  |rɪˈpiːt|  British pronunciation of the word repeat

noun

- an event that repeats(syn: repetition)

verb

- to say, state, or perform again (syn: ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, restate, retell)
- make or do or perform again (syn: double, duplicate, reduplicate, replicate)
- happen or occur again (syn: recur)
- to say again or imitate (syn: echo)
- do over
- repeat an earlier theme of a composition (syn: recapitulate, reprise, reprize)

Examples

Will you repeat the question?

He kept repeating the same thing over and over.

He often has to ask people to repeat themselves because he's a little deaf.

You are simply repeating, in slightly different words, what has been said already.

My five-year-old can repeat her favorite stories word for word.

Most of the customers are repeats.

No, I don't want to watch that. It's a repeat.

Don't repeat this to anyone.

The curtains repeat the wallpaper pattern.

They will repeat the program tomorrow.

He had to repeat third grade.

All Christian children learn to repeat the Lord's Prayer by heart.

I hope these aren't cucumber sandwiches. Cucumber always repeats.

Then burst out a tremendous call for a repeat.

Can you repeat your question?

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: repeat
he/she/it: repeats
present participle: repeating
past tense: repeated
past participle: repeated
noun
singular: repeat
plural: repeats
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