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Verb: repeat  ri'peet
  1. To say, state, or perform again
    "She kept repeating her request";
    - reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell
  2. Make, do or perform again
    "He could never repeat his brilliant performance of the magic trick";
    - duplicate, reduplicate, double, replicate
  3. Happen or occur again
    "This is a repeating story";
    - recur, reoccur
  4. To say again or imitate
    "followers repeating the cries of their leaders";
    - echo
  5. Do over
    - take over
  6. (music) repeat an earlier theme of a composition
    - reprise, recapitulate
Noun: repeat  ri'peet
  1. Something that is repeated
    "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's";
    - repetition

Derived forms: repeated, repeats, repeating

Type of: act, come about, emit, fall out, go on, hap [archaic], happen, let loose, let out, move, occur, pass, pass off, periodic event, play, recurrent event, reproduce, spiel, take place, tell, utter

Encyclopedia: Repeat