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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 ?
She meant to take her in the carriage, leave her at the Abbey Mill, while she drove a little farther, and call for her again so soon, as to allow no time for insidious applications or dangerous recurrences to the past, and give the most decided proof of what degree of intimacy was chosen for the future.
Although the figure of Zarathustra and a large number of the leading thoughts in this work had appeared much earlier in the dreams and writings of the author, "Thus Spake Zarathustra" did not actually come into being until the month of August 1881 in Sils Maria; and it was the idea of the Eternal Recurrence of all things which finally induced my brother to set forth his new views in poetic language.
The observable fact is that, when a certain complex of stimuli has originally caused a certain complex of reactions, the recurrence of part of the stimuli tends to cause the recurrence of the whole of the reactions.
Its recurrence was regular, but as slow as the tolling of a death knell.
But it was a comfort that there could be no uneasiness in a connection with anything so beatific as the radiant image of my little girl, the vision of whose angelic beauty had probably more than anything else to do with the restlessness that, before morning, made me several times rise and wander about my room to take in the whole picture and prospect; to watch, from my open window, the faint summer dawn, to look at such portions of the rest of the house as I could catch, and to listen, while, in the fading dusk, the first birds began to twitter, for the possible recurrence of a sound or two, less natural and not without, but within, that I had fancied I heard.
But there appear to be insuperable objections against the proposed recurrence to the people, as a provision in all cases for keeping the several departments of power within their constitutional limits.
My only alternative seemed to lie in flight and my decision was crystallized by a recurrence of the rustling sound from the thing which now seemed, in the darkness of the cave and to my distorted imagination, to be creeping stealthily upon me.
Presently I found, by the frequent recurrence of some sound which the stranger repeated after them, that she was endeavouring to learn their language; and the idea instantly occurred to me that I should make use of the same instructions to the same end.
Let me add that I intend to prevent any recurrence of your little adventure of last night.
Though this was only a recurrence of what had happened before, it struck all present as if it had been death, not only from its contrast with the completeness of the revival, but because his words had all had reference to the possibility that his death was near.
The idea of terrible energy thus forced upon him was new at every recurrence, and seemed to affect him as disagreeably, and with almost as much surprise, the hundredth time as the first.
The mere recurrence to those songs, even now, afflicts me; and while I am writing these lines, an expression of feeling has already found its way down my cheek.