repeat

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noun
Repeat is used before these nouns: ↑business, ↑customer, ↑offender, ↑order, ↑performance, ↑prescription, ↑showing, ↑visit
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verb
ADVERB
just, merely, simply

There is no point in merely repeating what we've done before.

again
ad nauseam, constantly, continually, endlessly, indefinitely, over and over, over and over again

That message was still being repeated ad nauseam on the radio.

They constantly repeat the same mistakes.

A single note repeated over and over again, throbbing in my head.

consistently, frequently, often, persistently, regularly
exactly, faithfully, word for word

She faithfully repeated everything he had told her.

He repeated what she had said word for word.

mechanically
slowly
quietly, softly
loudly
patiently
stubbornly
firmly
VERB + REPEAT
can only

I can only repeat what I have already said to other journalists.

be necessary to, need to

It may be necessary to repeat the dose several times to effect a cure.

PREPOSITION
after

The students repeated each sentence after their teacher.

to

You must not repeat this to anyone.

PHRASES
keep repeating sb/sth

She kept repeating it over and over again like a robot.

Repeat is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑cycle, ↑history
Repeat is used with these nouns as the object: ↑argument, ↑assertion, ↑call, ↑cycle, ↑demand, ↑episode, ↑error, ↑exercise, ↑experiment, ↑feat, ↑instruction, ↑mistake, ↑motion, ↑pattern, ↑phrase, ↑procedure, ↑process, ↑refrain, ↑request, ↑sequence, ↑success, ↑warning, ↑word

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  • repeat — vb 1 Repeat, iterate, reiterate, ingeminate can all mean to say again. Repeat, the word in ordinary use, may apply to what is said or uttered or done again, whether once or many or an indefinite number of times {repeat a command} {the teacher… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • repeat — [ri pēt′; ] for n., also [ rē′pēt΄] vt. [ME repeten < OFr repeter < L repetere < re , again + petere, to demand, rush at, fall: see FEATHER] 1. to say or utter again; reiterate [to repeat a remark] 2. to say over or through; recite (a… …   English World dictionary

  • repeat — repeat, repetition The modern use of repeat in broadcasting, meaning ‘a radio or television programme that has been transmitted before’, with its attributive use as in repeat showing, repeat fee, etc., has tended to put repetition in the shade… …   Modern English usage

  • 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}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To go over again; to attempt, do, make, or utter again;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Repeat — may refer to: *Repeat sign in music, or repetition (music) *Repeat Records *Repeat The Best of Jethro Tull Vol II, record by Jethro Tull *Another word for a rerun in broadcasting *Repeated DNA sequenceee also*Repetition (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • repeat — ► VERB 1) say or do again. 2) (repeat oneself) say the same thing again. 3) (repeat itself) occur again in the same way or form. 4) (of food) be tasted again after being swallowed, as a result of indigestion. ► NOUN 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • Repeat — The Best of Jethro Tull Vol II Grandes éxitos de Jethro Tull Publicación 9 de septiembre de 1977 (UK) 7 de noviembre de 1977 (EE. UU.) Género(s) Rock progresivo Duración …   Wikipedia Español

  • Repeat — Re*peat (r? p?t ), n. 1. The act of repeating; repetition. [1913 Webster] 2. 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repeat — [n] something done over; duplicate echo, recapitulation, reiteration, repetition, replay, reproduction, rerun, reshowing; concept 695 Ant. original repeat [v] duplicate, do again chime, come again, din, ditto*, drum into*, echo, go over again,… …   New thesaurus

  • repeat — repeat. См. теломерная последовательность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • repeat — I (do again) verb backslide, copy, do over, duplicate, give an encore, imitate, ingeminate, iterare, persist, reconstruct, recreate, recur, redo, reduplicate, reenact, regenerate, reinstitute, relapse, remake, renew, replicate, reproduce, resume …   Law dictionary

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