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.

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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

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See repeat.

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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 forms of reiterate

reiterant, 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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