Re·peat v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repeated; p. pr. & vb. n. Repeating.]
1. To go over again; to attempt, do, make, or utter again; to iterate; to recite; as, to repeat an effort, an order, or a poem. “I will repeat our former communication.”
Not well conceived of God; who, though his power
Creation could repeat, yet would be loth
Us to abolish. --Milton.
2. To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again. [Obs.]
3. Scots Law To repay or refund (an excess received).
To repeat one's self, to do or say what one has already done or said.
To repeat signals, to make the same signals again; specifically, to communicate, by repeating them, the signals shown at headquarters.
Syn: -- To reiterate; iterate; renew; recite; relate; rehearse; recapitulate. See Reiterate.
adj : recurring again and again; "perennial efforts to stipulate
the requirements" [syn: perennial, recurrent]