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1. recur

verb. ['rɪˈkɝː, riːˈkɝː'] happen or occur again.

Synonyms

  • repeat
  • go on
  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • pass off
  • come about
  • take place
  • cycle
  • fall out
  • iterate

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born

Etymology

  • recurro (Latin)

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How do you pronounce recur?

Pronounce recur as rɪˈkər.

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Example sentences of the word recur


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Fortunately, mites and lice are easy to treat in guinea pigs; once removed, they rarely recur.

2. Verb, base form
The wheezing can recur and be frightening for the infant and family.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Archetypes recur throughout literature, from ancient Greek to British romanticism to contemporary novels.

4. Noun, plural
The numbers four and seven recur in Cherokee stories, rituals and political arrangements.

2. recur

verb. ['rɪˈkɝː, riːˈkɝː'] return in thought or speech to something.

Synonyms

  • hark back
  • recall
  • return
  • go back

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow

Etymology

  • recurro (Latin)

3. recur

verb. ['rɪˈkɝː, riːˈkɝː'] have recourse to.

Synonyms

  • use
  • utilize
  • employ
  • fall back
  • utilise
  • apply

Antonyms

  • recede
  • fail
  • appear
  • prevent

Etymology

  • recurro (Latin)
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