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tr.v. it·er·at·ed, it·er·at·ing, it·er·ates
To say or perform again; repeat. See Synonyms at repeat.
(tr) to say or do again; repeat
[C16: from Latin iterāre, from iterum again]
ˌiterˈation, ˈiterance n
v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to utter again or repeatedly.
2. to do (something) over again or repeatedly.
[1525–35; < Latin iterāre to repeat, derivative of iterum again]
Past participle: iterated
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|Verb||1.||iterate - to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her request"|
tell - let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late"
perseverate - psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus; "The subjects in this study perseverated"
ditto - repeat an action or statement; "The next speaker dittoed her argument"
harp, dwell - come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
translate, interpret, render - restate (words) from one language into another language; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U.N."
sum up, summarize, summarise, resume - give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
|2.||iterate - run or be performed again; "the function iterates"|
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures