Re-reiterate \Re`-re*it"er*ate\ (r?`r?-?t"?r-?t), v. t. To reiterate many times. [R.] ``My re-reiterated wish.'' --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

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  • Reiterate — Re*it er*ate ( [=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reiterated} ( [=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reiterating}.] [Pref. re + iterate: cf. F. r[ e]it[ e]rer, LL. reiterare to question again.] To repeat again and again; to say or do repeatedly; sometimes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reiterate — [rē it′ə rāt΄] vt. reiterated, reiterating [< L reiteratus, pp. of reiterare, to repeat: see RE & ITERATE] to repeat (something done or said); say or do again or repeatedly SYN. REPEAT reiteration n. reiterative [rē itə rāt΄iv, rē itə rə tiv]… …   English World dictionary

  • reiterate — (v.) 1520s, from L. reiteratus, pp. of reiterare to repeat, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + iterare to repeat, from iterum again. Related: Reiterated; reiterating …   Etymology dictionary

  • reiterate — re|it|e|rate [ri:ˈıtəreıt] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of reiterare to repeat , from iterare to say again , from iterum again ] formal to repeat a statement or opinion in order to make your meaning as clear as… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • reiterate — re•it•er•ate [[t]riˈɪt əˌreɪt[/t]] v. t. at•ed, at•ing to say or do again or repeatedly; repeat, often excessively • Etymology: 1520–30; < L reiterātus, ptp. of reiterāre to repeat =re re +iterāre to repeat, der. of iterum again; see ate I… …   From formal English to slang

  • Re- — (r[=e] ). [L. re , older form (retained before vowels) red : cf. F. re , r[ e] .] A prefix signifying back, against, again, anew; as, recline, to lean back; recall, to call back; recede; remove; reclaim, to call out against; repugn, to fight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reiterate — Re*it er*ate ( ?t), a. Reiterated; repeated. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reiterate — re|it|er|ate [ ri ıtə,reıt ] verb transitive FORMAL to repeat something in order to emphasize it or make it very clear to people ╾ re|it|er|a|tion [ ri,ıtə reıʃn ] noun count or uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • reiterate — re·it·er·ate …   English syllables

  • reiterate — UK [riːˈɪtəreɪt] / US [rɪˈɪtəˌreɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms reiterate : present tense I/you/we/they reiterate he/she/it reiterates present participle reiterating past tense reiterated past participle reiterated formal to repeat something in… …   English dictionary

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