repeat: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ri-pēt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to say or utter again (something already said): to repeat a word for emphasis.
  2. to say or utter in reproducing the words, inflections, etc., of another: to repeat a sentence after the teacher.
  3. to reproduce (utterances, sounds, etc.) in the manner of an echo, a phonograph, or the like.
  4. to tell (something heard) to another or others.
  5. to do, make, or perform again: to repeat an action.
  6. to go through or undergo again: to repeat an experience.
  1. to do or say something again.
  2. to cause a slight regurgitation: The onions I ate are repeating on me.
  3. to vote illegally by casting more than one vote in the same election.
  1. the act of repeating.
  2. something repeated; repetition.
  3. a duplicate or reproduction of something.
  4. a decorative pattern repeated, usually by printing, on a textile or the like.
    1. a passage to be repeated.
    2. a sign, as a vertical arrangement of dots, calling for the repetition of a passage.
  5. a radio or television program that has been broadcast at least once before.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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