verb (used without object), re·curred, re·cur·ring.
IT’S A WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ BONANZA!
Origin of recur
Words nearby recur
Example sentences from the Web for recur
Stephen Fry will recur as British Prime Minister Alastair Davies.Jack Bauer Is Back, Dammit! A Primer For ‘24: Live Another Day’|Chancellor Agard|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he had undergone a major arm operation last season—the sort that, it is feared, could recur with overexertion.What NFL Could Learn From Washington Nationals About Treating Injured|Kent Sepkowitz|October 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“A psychotic episode could recur if he were released back into the community,” said the psychologist, Douglas Coggins.What Aurora Victims Might Face if James Holmes Pleaded Insane|Michael Daly|August 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Such situations will likely recur throughout much of the country in the general-election campaign.Is Super PACs’ Influence on the 2012 Presidential Election Overhyped?|Ben Jacobs|February 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Others, left unfinished, but partly matured, will recur to your attention without needing a renewal of notice from me.State of the Union Addresses of John Quincy Adams|John Quincy Adams
Their being agents now congruous with my will gives me no guarantee that like results will recur again from their activity.Essays in Radical Empiricism|William James
But there is one person of whom we have not spoken for some time, and to whom we must now recur,—no other than Corporal Luco.The Bee Hunters|Gustave Aimard
I am not sure that any one but the historian of anatomical science is ever likely to recur to them.Hugh Miller|William Keith Leask
To recur once more, sir, to the valuable consideration which it is pretended we received for these claims.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton