It was then that she learned that the cancer had recurred in her bones.
The crab complaint," he writes, "has recurred more than a dozen times in newspapers around the country.
The solemnity of his promise to Ellen, however, recurred to him in time to restrain his uplifted arm.
A thought had crossed Ormond's mind which recurred at this instant.
They had recurred to him many times, and in each instance his heart had undeniably responded in a tenderly sentimental way.
The thought of the letter which she had received during the day then recurred to him.
A vague suspicion, that had been born in the young man's mind immediately after his rescue from the river now recurred.
But the thought of his father's loss and his own share in it recurred often to his mind.
Yet suddenly there recurred to me my own small part in this great tragedy.
The touching story of Evangeline recurred to me with terrible vividness.
late 14c., "recover from illness or suffering;" mid-15c., "to return" (to a place), from Latin recurrere "to return, run back, hasten back," figuratively "revert, recur," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Originally of persons; application to thoughts, ideas, etc. is recorded from 1620s. Meaning "happen again" is from 1670s. Related: Recurred; recurring.
recur re·cur (rĭ-kûr')
v. re·curred, re·cur·ring, re·curs
To happen, come up, or show up again or repeatedly.
To return to one's attention or memory.