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verb it·er·ate \ˈi-tə-ˌrāt\

Definition of iterate

iterated

;

iterating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to say or do again or again and again :  reiterate

Examples of iterate in a sentence

  1. no matter how many times I iterate that this so-called prank is a bad idea, no one listens

Origin and Etymology of iterate

Latin iteratus, past participle of iterare, from iterum again; akin to Latin is he, that, ita thus, Sanskrit itara the other, iti thus


First Known Use: 1533



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