repeated

[ ri-pee-tid ]
/ rɪˈpi tɪd /

adjective

done, made, or said again and again: repeated attempts.

Nearby words

  1. repayable,
  2. repayment,
  3. repeal,
  4. repeat,
  5. repeat oneself,
  6. repeatedly,
  7. repeater,
  8. repeating decimal,
  9. repeating firearm,
  10. repechage

Origin of repeated

First recorded in 1605–15; repeat + -ed2

Related formsre·peat·ed·ly, adverbnon·re·peat·ed, adjectiveun·re·peat·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for repeatedly

repeated

/ (rɪˈpiːtɪd) /

adjective

done, made, or said again and again; continual or incessant
Derived Formsrepeatedly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for repeatedly

repeated

adj.

"frequent," 1610s, past participle adjective from repeat (v.). Related: Repeatedly.

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