iterate

verb it·er·ate \ ˈi-tə-ˌrāt \
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of iterate

iterated; iterating
transitive verb
: 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

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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


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