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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Repeat  \Re*peat"\  (-p?t"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Repeated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Repeating}.]  [F.  r['e]p['e]ter,  L.  repetere 
  pref.  re-  re-  +  petere  to  fall  upon  attack.  See  {Petition}.] 
  1.  To  go  over  again  to  attempt,  do  make  or  utter  again  to 
  iterate;  to  recite;  as  to  repeat  an  effort,  an  order  or 
  a  poem.  ``I  will  repeat  our  former  communication.'' 
  --Robynson  (More's  Utopia). 
  Not  well  conceived  of  God;  who  though  his  power 
  Creation  could  repeat,  yet  would  be  loth  Us  to 
  abolish.  --Milton. 
  2.  To  make  trial  of  again  to  undergo  or  encounter  again 
  [Obs.]  --Waller. 
  3.  (Scots  Law)  To  repay  or  refund  (an  excess  received). 
  {To  repeat  one's  self},  to  do  or  say  what  one  has  already 
  done  or  said 
  {To  repeat  signals},  to  make  the  same  signals  again 
  specifically,  to  communicate,  by  repeating  them  the 
  signals  shown  at  headquarters. 
  Syn:  To  reiterate;  iterate;  renew;  recite;  relate;  rehearse; 
  recapitulate.  See  {Reiterate}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Repeat  \Re*peat"\  (r?-p?t"),  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  repeating;  repetition. 
  2.  That  which  is  repeated;  as  the  repeat  of  a  pattern;  that 
  is  the  repetition  of  the  engraved  figure  on  a  roller  by 
  which  an  impression  is  produced  (as  in  calico  printing, 
  3.  (Mus.)  A  mark,  or  series  of  dots,  placed  before  and  after 
  or  often  only  at  the  end  of  a  passage  to  be  repeated  in 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  an  event  that  repeats;  "the  events  today  were  a  repeat  of 
  yesterday's"  [syn:  {repetition}] 
  v  1:  to  say  or  state  again:  "Mrs.  Molvar,  who  kept  reiterating 
  her  request..",  "``Just  barely''  ,  he  said  and  repeated 
  his  paraphrase:"  [syn:  {reiterate},  {ingeminate},  {iterate}, 
  {restate},  {retell}] 
  2:  make  or  do  or  perform  again  [syn:  {duplicate},  {reduplicate}, 
  {double},  {replicate}] 
  3:  happen  or  occur  again  "This  is  a  recurring  story"  [syn:  {recur}] 
  4:  to  say  again  or  imitate:  "followers  echoing  the  cries  of 
  their  leaders."  [syn:  {echo}] 
  5:  do  over  "They  would  like  to  take  it  over  again"  [syn:  {take 
  6:  repeat  an  earlier  theme  of  a  musical  composition  [syn:  {reprise}, 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  {repeat  loop} 

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