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re·cur

 (rĭ-kûr′)
intr.v. re·curred, re·cur·ring, re·curs
1. To happen or occur again or repeatedly: The pain recurred after eating.
2. To return to one's attention or memory: The thought recurred to her late at night.
3. To return in thought or discourse: He recurred to the subject right after dinner.
4. Archaic To have recourse; resort: "When ... direct taxes are not necessary, they will not be recurred to" (James Madison).

[Latin recurrere : re-, re- + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

re·cur′rence n.

recur

(rɪˈkɜː)
vb (intr) , -curs, -curring or -curred
1. to happen again, esp at regular intervals
2. (of a thought, idea, etc) to come back to the mind
3. (of a problem, etc) to come up again
4. (Mathematics) maths (of a digit or group of digits) to be repeated an infinite number of times at the end of a decimal fraction
[C15: from Latin recurrere, from re- + currere to run]
reˈcurring adj
reˈcurringly adv

re•cur

(rɪˈkɜr)

v.i. -curred, -cur•ring.
1. to occur again, as an event, experience, etc.
2. to return to the mind.
3. to come up again for consideration, as a question.
4. to have recourse.
[1610–20; earlier: to recede < Latin recurrere to run back]
re•cur′rence, n.

recur


Past participle: recurred
Gerund: recurring

Imperative
recur
recur
Present
I recur
you recur
he/she/it recurs
we recur
you recur
they recur
Preterite
I recurred
you recurred
he/she/it recurred
we recurred
you recurred
they recurred
Present Continuous
I am recurring
you are recurring
he/she/it is recurring
we are recurring
you are recurring
they are recurring
Present Perfect
I have recurred
you have recurred
he/she/it has recurred
we have recurred
you have recurred
they have recurred
Past Continuous
I was recurring
you were recurring
he/she/it was recurring
we were recurring
you were recurring
they were recurring
Past Perfect
I had recurred
you had recurred
he/she/it had recurred
we had recurred
you had recurred
they had recurred
Future
I will recur
you will recur
he/she/it will recur
we will recur
you will recur
they will recur
Future Perfect
I will have recurred
you will have recurred
he/she/it will have recurred
we will have recurred
you will have recurred
they will have recurred
Future Continuous
I will be recurring
you will be recurring
he/she/it will be recurring
we will be recurring
you will be recurring
they will be recurring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recurring
you have been recurring
he/she/it has been recurring
we have been recurring
you have been recurring
they have been recurring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recurring
you will have been recurring
he/she/it will have been recurring
we will have been recurring
you will have been recurring
they will have been recurring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recurring
you had been recurring
he/she/it had been recurring
we had been recurring
you had been recurring
they had been recurring
Conditional
I would recur
you would recur
he/she/it would recur
we would recur
you would recur
they would recur
Past Conditional
I would have recurred
you would have recurred
he/she/it would have recurred
we would have recurred
you would have recurred
they would have recurred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.recur - happen or occur again; "This is a recurring story"
hap, happen, occur, come about, take place, go on, pass off, fall out, pass - come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
iterate - run or be performed again; "the function iterates"
cycle - recur in repeating sequences
2.recur - return in thought or speech to something
hark back, recall, come back, return - go back to something earlier; "This harks back to a previous remark of his"
3.recur - have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing meat"
apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize - put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"

recur

verb happen again, return, come back, repeat, persist, revert, reappear, come and go, come again a theme that was to recur frequently in his work

recur

verb
1. To happen again or repeatedly:
2. To come back to a former condition:
Translations
يَتَكَرَّر
vracet se
gentage sig
toistuauusiutua
endurtaka sig
pasikartojantispasikartojimaspasikartotivėl iškiltivėl pasitaikyti
atkārtoties
reocorrer
vracať sa

recur

[rɪˈkɜːʳ] VI (= happen again) [pain, illness] → producirse de nuevo; [event, mistake, theme] → repetirse; [difficulty, opportunity] → volver a presentarse
the idea recurs constantly in his workla idea se repite constantemente en su obra

recur

[rɪˈkɜːr] vi [problem, illness, injury, symptoms] → réapparaître; [event, natural disaster] → se reproduire; [pattern] → se répéter; [theme, idea] → revenir

recur

vi
(= happen again)wiederkehren; (error, event)sich wiederholen, wieder passieren; (opportunity)sich wieder bieten, sich noch einmal bieten; (problem, symptoms)wiederkehren, wieder auftreten; (idea, theme)wiederauftauchen; (dream)wiederkehren
(Math) → sich periodisch wiederholen ? recurring
(= come to mind again)wieder einfallen (to sb jdm); (thought, idea)wieder kommen (to sb jdm)

recur

[rɪˈkɜːʳ] vi (pain, event, mistake) → ripetersi; (idea, theme) → ricorrere, riapparire; (difficulty, opportunity, symptoms) → ripresentarsi, ripetersi

recur

(riˈkəː) past tense, past participle reˈcurred verb
to happen again; to come back again. This problem keeps recurring.
reˈcurrence (-ˈka-) , ((American) -ˈkə:-) noun
He has had several recurrences of his illness.
reˈcurrent (-ˈka-) , ((American) -ˈkə:-) adjective
happening often or regularly. a recurrent nightmare.

recur

v. repetir, volver a ocurrir; recaer, repetirse.

recur

vi (pret & pp recurred; ger recurring) recurrir
References in classic literature ?
Moreover, the words of the Masonic statutes, "be kindly and courteous," recurred to him.
Athos, however, perpetually recurred to his proposed interview with the queen.
And when quarrels arose--as one frequently finds Quarrels will, spite of every endeavor-- The song of the Jubjub recurred to their minds, And cemented their friendship for ever!