re·peat /rɪˈpɪt, ˈrɪˌ/ 名詞
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.
1. The act of repeating; repetition.
2. That which is repeated; as, the repeat of a pattern; that is, the repetition of the engraved figure on a roller by which an impression is produced (as in calico printing, etc.).
3. Mus. A mark, or series of dots, placed before and after, or often only at the end of, a passage to be repeated in performance.
n : an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of
yesterday's" [syn: repetition]
v 1: to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her
request" [syn: reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate,
2: make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his
brilliant performance of the magic trick" [syn: duplicate,
reduplicate, double, replicate]
3: happen or occur again; "This is a recurring story" [syn: recur]
4: to say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of
their leaders" [syn: echo]
5: do over; "They would like to take it over again" [syn: take
6: repeat an earlier theme of a composition [syn: reprise, reprize,