iterate

[ it-uh-reyt ]
/ ˈɪt əˌreɪt /

verb (used with object), it·er·at·ed, it·er·at·ing.

to utter again or repeatedly.
to do (something) over again or repeatedly.

verb (used without object), it·er·at·ed, it·er·at·ing.

to operate or be applied repeatedly, as a linguistic rule or mathematical formula.

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earnest

Origin of iterate

1525–35; < Latin iterātus, past participle of iterāre to repeat, equivalent to iter- (stem of iterum) again + -ātus -ate1

SYNONYMS FOR iterate

OTHER WORDS FROM iterate

un·it·er·at·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for iterated

iterate
/ (ˈɪtəˌreɪt) /

verb

(tr) to say or do again; repeat

Derived forms of iterate

iterant, adjectiveiteration or iterance, noun

Word Origin for iterate

C16: from Latin iterāre, from iterum again
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