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reiterate

[ree-it-uh-reyt]
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verb (used with object), re·it·er·at·ed, re·it·er·at·ing.
  1. to say or do again or repeatedly; repeat, often excessively.
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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
Related formsre·it·er·a·ble, adjectivere·it·er·a·tion, nounre·it·er·a·tive [ree-it-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv] /riˈɪt əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv/, adjectiveun·re·it·er·a·ble, adjectiveun·re·it·er·at·ed, adjectiveun·re·it·er·at·ing, adjectiveun·re·it·er·a·tive, adjective

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See repeat.
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  • "No, thank you," reiterated Kirkwood shortly, a little annoyed.

    The Black Bag

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • But the chief truth He reiterated was ever this: to pray in faith.

  • She reiterated her assertion, as if she anticipated that he was going to dispute it.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • Also I reiterated my determination not to go unless she did.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • But reiterated from day to day it wore on his nerves after a while.


British Dictionary definitions for reiterated

reiterate

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

Word Origin

C16: from Latin reiterāre to repeat, from re- + iterāre to do again, from iterum again
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Word Origin and History for reiterated

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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