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To repeat one's self definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.




 


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