Reiterative Re*it"er*a*tive (r?-?t"?r-?-t?v), n. 1. (Gram.) A word expressing repeated or reiterated action. [1913 Webster]

2. A word formed from another, or used to form another, by repetition; as, dillydally. [1913 Webster]

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  • reiterative — index frequent, incessant, insistent, repetitious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • réitérative — ● réitératif, réitérative adjectif Qui réitère, est propre à réitérer …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • reiterative — adjective see reiterate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reiterative — See reiteration. * * * …   Universalium

  • reiterative — adjective that involves reiteration …   Wiktionary

  • reiterative — Synonyms and related words: abundant, battological, copious, diffuse, diffusive, duplicative, echoic, echoing, effusive, extravagant, exuberant, fecund, formless, gushing, gushy, imitative, iterative, overflowing, parrotlike, pleonastic, prodigal …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reiterative — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Characterized by repetition: iterative, repetitious, repetitive. See REPETITION …   English dictionary for students

  • reiterative — adj. repetitive, characterized by repetition rɪː ɪtÉ™reɪtɪv / ɪtrÉ™tɪv …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reiterative — adj redundant, pleonastic, battological, tautological, Inf. broken record; endless, unending, never ending, everlasting, unrelenting; repetitive, repetitious, reiterant …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • reiterative — re·it·er·a·tive …   English syllables

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