recursive

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adjective re·cur·sive \ri-ˈkər-siv\

Definition of recursive

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or involving recursion a recursive function in a computer program

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or constituting a procedure that can repeat itself indefinitely a recursive rule in a grammar

recursively

adverb

recursiveness

noun

1934

First Known Use of recursive

1934

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