reiterate
Pronunciation
  • (RP, America) IPA: /ɹiˈɪt.əɹ.eɪt/
Verb

reiterate (reiterates, present participle reiterating; past and past participle reiterated)

  1. (transitive) To say or do (something) for a second time, such as for emphasis.
    Synonyms: repeat, Thesaurus:reiterate
    Let me reiterate my opinion.
    • c. 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The VVinters Tale”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, scene ii]:
      You never spoke what did become you less / Than this; which to reiterate were sin.
  2. (transitive) To say or do (something) repeatedly.
    Synonyms: repeat
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book 1”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708 ↗; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554 ↗:
      That with reiterated crimes he might / Heap on himself damnation.
Translations
  • German: reiterieren
  • Portuguese: reiterar
  • Russian: повторя́ть
  • Spanish: reiterar
Translations Adjective

reiterate

  1. Reiterated; repeated.
    Synonyms: iterate, Thesaurus:repeated
Translations Noun

reiterate (plural reiterates)

  1. (botany) A tree with vertical branches alongside the main trunk and which continue to grow upwards.
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