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tr.v. re·it·er·at·ed, re·it·er·at·ing, re·it·er·ates
To say or do again or repeatedly. See Synonyms at repeat.
re·it′er·a′tive (-ə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv) adj.
(tr; may take a clause as object) to say or do again or repeatedly
[C16: from Latin reiterāre to repeat, from re- + iterāre to do again, from iterum again]
v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to say or do again or repeatedly; repeat, often excessively.
[1520–30; < Latin reiterātus, past participle of reiterāre to repeat =re- re- + iterāre to repeat, derivative of iterum again; see -ate1]
re•it′er•a`tive (-əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv) adj.
syn: See repeat.
Past participle: reiterated
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|Verb||1.||reiterate - 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"
reiterate[riːˈɪtəreɪt] vt (= repeat) → réitérer
vt → wiederholen