Definition of recur
- on recurring to my letters of that date
- —Thomas Jefferson
- the cancer recurred
There is only a slight chance that the disease will recur.
The same problem keeps recurring.
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: to happen or appear again : to occur again
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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