reiterate

[ree-it-uh-reyt]
verb (used with object), reiterated, reiterating.
to say or do again or repeatedly; repeat, often excessively.

Origin:
1520–30; < Latin reiterātus, past participle of reiterāre to repeat, equivalent to re- re- + iterāre to repeat, derivative of iterum again; see -ate1

reiterable, adjective
reiteration, noun
reiterative [ree-it-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv] , adjective
unreiterable, adjective
unreiterated, adjective
unreiterating, adjective
unreiterative, adjective


See repeat.
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reiterate (riːˈɪtəˌreɪt)
 
vb
(tr; may take a clause as object) to say or do again or repeatedly
 
[C16: from Latin reiterāre to repeat, from re- + iterāre to do again, from iterum again]
 
re'iterant
 
adj
 
reiter'ation
 
n
 
re'iterative
 
adj
 
re'iteratively
 
adv

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reiterate
1526, from L. reiteratus, pp. of reiterare "to repeat," from re- "again" + iterare "to repeat," from iterum "again."
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Example sentences
But perhaps a collection such as this ought not to be an occasion for reiteration.
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