recurrence


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recurrence - happening again (especially at regular intervals); "the return of spring"
repeat, repetition - an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"
atavism, throwback, reversion - a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
flashback - an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience (especially a recurrence of the effects of an hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)

recurrence

noun fresh outbreak, repeat, repetition, deterioration, recrudescence Police are out in force to prevent a recurrence of the violence.

recurrence

noun
A repeated occurrence:
Translations
تَكْرار، مُعاوَدَة المَرَض
nový výskyt
tilbagefald
endurtekning
nový výskyt
tekrarlama

recurrence

[rɪˈkʌrəns] N [of event, mistake, theme] → repetición f (Med) → reaparición f, recurrencia f

recurrence

[rɪˈkʌrəns] n [problem, illness, symptoms, injury] → réapparition f; [event, pattern] → répétition f; [theme, idea] → retour m

recurrence

nWiederkehr f; (of error, event)Wiederholung f; (of problem, symptoms also)erneutes Auftreten; (of idea, theme)Wiederauftauchen nt; (of dream)Wiederkehr f; let there be no recurrence of thisdas darf nie wieder vorkommen

recurrence

[rɪˈkʌrns] n (of pain, dream, violence) → ripetersi m; (of injury, problem) → ripresentarsi m; (of disease, symptoms) → ricomparsa; (of idea, theme) → ricorrenza

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.

re·cur·rence

n. recidiva.
1. reaparición de síntomas después de una remisión;
2. relapso, recaída.

recurrence

n recurrencia
References in classic literature ?
It was the recurrence of this "yet" that alarmed her.
But it is too fruitful a subject, this of hereditary resemblances, --the frequent recurrence of which, in a direct line, is truly unaccountable, when we consider how large an accumulation of ancestry lies behind every man at the distance of one or two centuries.
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.
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.
Woodhouse came in, and very soon led to the subject again, by the recurrence of his very frequent inquiry of "Well, my dears, how does your book go on?
His emotion on entering the room, in seeing her altered looks, and in receiving the pale hand which she immediately held out to him, was such, as, in Elinor's conjecture, must arise from something more than his affection for Marianne, or the consciousness of its being known to others; and she soon discovered in his melancholy eye and varying complexion as he looked at her sister, the probable recurrence of many past scenes of misery to his mind, brought back by that resemblance between Marianne and Eliza already acknowledged, and now strengthened by the hollow eye, the sickly skin, the posture of reclining weakness, and the warm acknowledgment of peculiar obligation.
I did not like this iteration of one idea--this strange recurrence of one image, and I grew nervous as bedtime approached and the hour of the vision drew near.
This amusement is superintended by the Friar, according to the recurrence of certain fustian words, to be repeated by every compotator in turn before he drank a species of High Jinks, as it were, by which they regulated their potations, as toasts were given in latter times.
A recurrence to the principles there established will satisfy us, that there is no color to pretend that the State governments would, by the adoption of that plan, be divested of the privilege of paying their own debts in their own way, free from every constraint but that which flows from the obligations of good faith.
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.
D'Artagnan, whose inquiring disposition we are acquainted with, had not-whatever interest he had in satisfying his curiosity on this subject-been able to assign any cause for these fits of for the periods of their recurrence.