Repeat

Definition of Repeat

Re`peat´   Pronunciation: r?-p?t´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Repeated; p. pr. & vb. n. Repeating.]
1.To go over again; to attempt, do, make, or utter again; to iterate; to recite; as, to repeat an effort, an order, or a poem.
Not well conceived of God; who, though his power
Creation could repeat, yet would be loth
Us to abolish.
- Milton.
2.To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again.
3.(Scots Law) To repay or refund (an excess received).
To repeat one's self
to do or say what one has already done or said.
To repeat signals
to make the same signals again; specifically, to communicate, by repeating them, the signals shown at headquarters.
n.1.The act of repeating; repetition.
2.That which is repeated; as, the repeat of a pattern; that is, the repetition of the engraved figure on a roller by which an impression is produced (as in calico printing, etc.).
3.(Mus.) A mark, or series of dots, placed before and after, or often only at the end of, a passage to be repeated in performance.

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