- recurrent fever,
- recurrent herpetic stomatitis,
- recurrent laryngeal nerve,
- recurrent ulcerative stomatitis,
- recurring decimal,
- recurring digital fibroma of childhood,
- recursion formula,
Origin of recurring
verb (used without object), re·curred, re·cur·ring.
Origin of recur
Examples from the Web for recurring
Her chops landed her several TV gigs, including a recurring role as an NBC page on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.The Curious Little Shell That Restarted Jenny Slate’s Career|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2007, trans actress Candis Cayne became the first out trans actress to have a recurring role on a primetime network TV show.
Mindless bureaucratic cruelty is a recurring theme of observers of the modern state.
Almost every episode of the recurring site feature “Strong Bad Emails” offered users clickable keywords that unlocked something.Homestar Runner, Trogdor the Burninator, and the Birth of the Internet|Rich Goldstein|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its recurring phrase is now the deadening, argument-stifling “As a mom,” cited frequently by Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd.
Vain were the recurring entreaties not to depart on his errand.
It is a dreadful thing for the general strength of Government, to have these sort of doubtful days recurring so often.Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of George the Third|The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
He also attempted to classify the stories in a certain number of recurring formula or plots.Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Andrew Lang
But twelve arduous years of struggle with recurring difficulties passed before success began to dawn.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
True, we find a recurring limitation in that it is only the Christian who is a brother to Christians.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
verb -curs, -curring or -curred (intr)
Word Origin for recur
1711, present participle adjective from recur.
late 14c., "recover from illness or suffering;" mid-15c., "to return" (to a place), from Latin recurrere "to return, run back, hasten back," figuratively "revert, recur," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Originally of persons; application to thoughts, ideas, etc. is recorded from 1620s. Meaning "happen again" is from 1670s. Related: Recurred; recurring.