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Verb: recur (recurred,recurring)  ri'kur
  1. Happen or occur again
    "This is a recurring story";
    - repeat, reoccur
  2. Return in thought or speech to something
    - go back
  3. Have recourse to
    "The government recurred to rationing meat";
    - fall back, resort

Derived forms: recurring, recurred, recurs

Type of: apply, come about, come back, employ, fall out, go on, hap [archaic], happen, hark back, occur, pass, pass off, recall, return, take place, use, utilise [Brit], utilize

Encyclopedia: Recur