reiterate

[ ree-it-uh-reyt ]
/ riˈɪt əˌreɪt /

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

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

Nearby words

  1. reist,
  2. reisterstown,
  3. reit,
  4. reiter's syndrome,
  5. reiterant,
  6. reiteration,
  7. reiterative,
  8. reith,
  9. reive,
  10. reject

Origin of reiterate

1520–30; < Latin reiterātus, past participle of reiterāre to repeat, equivalent to re- re- + iterāre to repeat, derivative of iterum again; see -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for reiterate

reiterate

/ (riːˈɪtəˌreɪt) /

verb

(tr; may take a clause as object) to say or do again or repeatedly
Derived Formsreiterant, adjectivereiteration, nounreiterative, adjectivereiteratively, adverb

Word Origin for reiterate

C16: from Latin reiterāre to repeat, from re- + iterāre to do again, from iterum again

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Word Origin and History for reiterate

reiterate

v.

early 15c., "repeat again and again," from Late Latin reiteratus, past participle of reiterare "to repeat," from re- "again" (see re-) + iterare "to repeat," from iterum "again" (see iteration). Related: Reiterated; reiterating.

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