AskDefine | Define reiterate

Dictionary Definition

reiterate v : to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her request" [syn: repeat, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

re- + iterate

Pronunciation

  • /riˈɪt.ər.eɪt/, /rI"It.@r.EIt/

Verb

  1. to say or do (something) for a second time, such as for emphasis.
    Let me reiterate my opinion.
  2. to say or do (something) repeatedly

Usage notes

Although iterate and reiterate are similar, iterate indicates that the action is performed for each of a set of items, while reiterate indicates a more general repetition.

Synonyms

Translations

to say or do for a second time
to say or do repeatedly

Adjective

  1. Reiterated; repeated.

Translations

Italian

Verb

reiterate
  1. Form of Second-person plural present tense, reiterare
  2. Form of Second-person plural imperative, reiterare#Italian|reiterare

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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