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Definition 1: an event that repeats - [noun denoting event]

Samples where repeat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the events today were a repeat of yesterday's

Synonyms for repeat in the sense of this definition

(repeat is a kind of ...) an event that recurs at intervals

(... is a kind of repeat ) several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys

(... is a kind of repeat ) a periodically repeated sequence of events

"a cycle of reprisal and retaliation"

(... is a kind of repeat ) something (especially a game) that is played again

(... is a kind of repeat ) happening again (especially at regular intervals)

"the return of spring"

Definition 2: happen or occur again - [verb of change]

Samples where repeat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This is a recurring story

Synonyms for repeat in the sense of this definition

(repeat is a kind of ...) come to pass

"What is happening?" "The meeting took place off without an incidence" "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

(... is a kind of repeat ) run or be performed again

"the function iterates"

(... is a kind of repeat ) recur in repeating sequences

Definition 3: to say, state, or perform again - [verb of communication]

Samples where repeat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She kept reiterating her request

Synonyms for repeat in the sense of this definition

(repeat is a kind of ...) let something be known

"Tell them that you will be late"

(... is a kind of repeat ) psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus

"The subjects in this study perseverated"

(... is a kind of repeat ) repeat an action or statement

"The next speaker dittoed her argument"

(... is a kind of repeat ) come back to

"Don't dwell on the past" "She is always harping on the same old things"

(... is a kind of repeat ) restate (words) from one language into another language

"I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S." "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?" "She rendered the French poem into English" "He translates for the U.N."

(... is a kind of repeat ) express the same message in different words

(... is a kind of repeat ) give a summary (of)

"he summed up his results" "I will now summarize"

(... is a kind of repeat ) repeat a passage from

"He quoted the Bible to her"

Definition 4: to say again or imitate - [verb of communication]

Samples where repeat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • followers echoing the cries of their leaders

Synonyms for repeat in the sense of this definition

(repeat is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

(... is a kind of repeat ) repeat aloud from memory

"she recited a poem" "The pupil recited his lesson for the day"

(... is a kind of repeat ) repeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call

(... is a kind of repeat ) repeat back like an echo

(... is a kind of repeat ) repeat mindlessly

"The students parroted the teacher's words"

(... is a kind of repeat ) repeat after memorization

"For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"

Definition 5: make or do or perform again - [verb of creation]

Samples where repeat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick

Synonyms for repeat in the sense of this definition

(repeat is a kind of ...) make a copy or equivalent of

"reproduce the painting"

(... is a kind of repeat ) reproduce or make an exact copy of

"replicate the cell" "copy the genetic information"

(... is a kind of repeat ) repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life

(... is a kind of repeat ) form by reduplication

"The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel" "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word"

Definition 6: repeat an earlier theme of a composition - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for repeat in the sense of this definition

(repeat is a kind of ...) replay (as a melody)

"Play it again, Sam" "She played the third movement very beautifully"

(repeat belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

Samples where repeat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They would like to take it over again

Synonyms for repeat in the sense of this definition

(repeat is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

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