- to utter again or repeatedly.
- to do (something) over again or repeatedly.
- to operate or be applied repeatedly, as a linguistic rule or mathematical formula.
Origin of iterate
Synonyms for iterate
Examples from the Web for iterated
Historical Examples of iterated
"I shall not go with you," iterated Dorothy in a level tone.
"You are very kind," she iterated the first words he had heard from her lips.
He iterated ancient truths in forms that suited his own era.
"You wanted to see me about something," he iterated, wandering.Joan Thursday
Louis Joseph Vance
“No, there is nothing left for us but the open boat,” I iterated stoutly.The Sea-Wolf
- (tr) to say or do again; repeat
Word Origin for iterate
Word Origin and History for iterated
1530s, "to do again, repeat," back-formation from iteration, or else from Latin iteratus, past participle of iterare. Related: Iterated; iterating.