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1. repeat

verb. ['rɪˈpiːt, riːˈpiːt'] to say, state, or perform again.

Synonyms

  • restate
  • sum up
  • summarise
  • cite
  • render
  • reword
  • ingeminate
  • iterate
  • dwell
  • resume
  • harp
  • paraphrase
  • perseverate
  • translate
  • quote
  • ditto
  • interpret
  • summarize
  • tell
  • retell
  • reiterate

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify
  • recede

Etymology

  • repeter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • repeto (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Repeat

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • receipt

How do you pronounce repeat?

Pronounce repeat as rɪˈpit.

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Example sentences of the word repeat


1. Verb, base form
You may need to repeat this application and add more water to the towel as needed.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Then, repeat on the opposite side, alternating between right and left.

Quotes containing the word repeat


1. That's my actual payment, the fact that I can actually make something that I actually enjoy and put on repeat, and it's not related to anything else or anyone else's thoughts and ideas, it all came from me; I just love that aspect of it.
- Akon

2. Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
- Mark Twain

3. Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
- Andy Warhol

2. repeat

verb. ['rɪˈpiːt, riːˈpiːt'] make or do or perform again.

Synonyms

  • geminate
  • reproduce
  • double
  • duplicate
  • reduplicate
  • replicate
  • recapitulate

Antonyms

  • stop
  • disappear
  • walk
  • enter

Etymology

  • repeter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • repeto (Latin)

3. repeat

verb. ['rɪˈpiːt, riːˈpiːt'] happen or occur again.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • spiritualize
  • associate
  • keep down
  • dematerialize

Etymology

  • repeter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • repeto (Latin)

4. repeat

verb. ['rɪˈpiːt, riːˈpiːt'] to say again or imitate.

Synonyms

  • reproduce
  • let loose
  • echo
  • recite
  • parrot
  • reecho
  • cuckoo
  • let out
  • emit
  • regurgitate

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • be born
  • survive
  • forbid

Etymology

  • repeter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • repeto (Latin)

5. repeat

verb. ['rɪˈpiːt, riːˈpiːt'] do over.

Synonyms

  • act
  • take over

Antonyms

  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout

Etymology

  • repeter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • repeto (Latin)

6. repeat

noun. ['rɪˈpiːt, riːˈpiːt'] an event that repeats.

Synonyms

  • replay
  • sequence
  • repetition
  • rematch
  • cycle
  • return
  • periodic event
  • recurrent event

Antonyms

  • take
  • discontinue
  • stay
  • differ

Etymology

  • repeter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • repeto (Latin)

7. repeat

verb. ['rɪˈpiːt, riːˈpiːt'] repeat an earlier theme of a composition.

Synonyms

  • reprize
  • play
  • spiel
  • recapitulate

Antonyms

  • appear
  • prevent
  • failing
  • running

Etymology

  • repeter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • repeto (Latin)
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