Dictionary.com

reiterate

[ ree-it-uh-reyt ]
/ riˈɪt əˌreɪt /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: reiterate / reiterated / reiterates / reiterating on Thesaurus.com

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

to say or do again or repeatedly; repeat, often excessively.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of reiterate

First recorded in 1520–30; from Latin reiterātus, past participle of reiterāre “to repeat,” equivalent to re-re- + iterāre “to repeat,” derivative of iterum “again”; see -ate1
See repeat.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for reiterate

reiterate
/ (riːˈɪtəˌreɪt) /

verb

(tr; may take a clause as object) to say or do again or repeatedly
reiterant, adjectivereiteration, nounreiterative, adjectivereiteratively, adverb
C16: from Latin reiterāre to repeat, from re- + iterāre to do again, from iterum again
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Learning At Home Just Got Easier!