repeated

adjective
re·​peat·​ed | \ ri-ˈpē-təd How to pronounce repeated (audio) \

Definition of repeated

1 : renewed or recurring again and again repeated changes of plan
2 : said, done, or presented again

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Examples of repeated in a Sentence

The landlord ignored her repeated requests to have the stove repaired. He never succeeded in spite of repeated attempts.
Recent Examples on the Web This isn’t about Drummond’s repeated post touches that clog the lane, turning him into an easy target. Chris Fedor, cleveland, "Cleveland Cavaliers reach crossroads of season with playoff hopes starting to fade," 7 Feb. 2021 Buyers are using virtual 3D home tours, sending in agents to tour houses by video, and buying homes sight unseen to avoid repeated trips and higher risk of exposure, Fairweather said. NBC News, "Millions of Americans moved during the pandemic — and most aren't looking back," 1 Jan. 2021 And despite repeated visits and millions spent in Minnesota, Trump's campaign tanked in the state, as suburban voters around the Twin Cities soundly rejected him. Steve Karnowski, ajc, "MyPillow Guy among the Trump acolytes picking up the torch," 23 Jan. 2021 And despite repeated visits and millions spent in Minnesota, Trump's campaign tanked in the state, as suburban voters around the Twin Cities soundly rejected him. Steve Karnowski, Star Tribune, "MyPillow Guy among the Trump acolytes picking up the torch," 23 Jan. 2021 The sheriff declined repeated interview requests ahead of publication but publicly disputed the findings as soon as the series was published. Jeff Mcdonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Reporter’s Notebook: Despite 12 deaths this year, Sheriff’s Department continues to deny its own jail-inmate mortality data," 27 Dec. 2020 Representatives of both Fresenius and DaVita declined repeated requests to make company officials available for an on-the-record interview for this story. Carrie Arnold, Quartz, "Kidney dialysis is a booming business. Is it also a rigged one?," 15 Dec. 2020 Her lawyers said Maxwell has suffered weight and hair loss, been subjected to repeated and invasive searches, and lacks adequate protection from COVID-19, which now affects 80 inmates and staff. Fox News, "Ghislaine Maxwell proposes $28.5 million bail package, proclaims innocence," 16 Dec. 2020 The legislation appears designed to respond to President Donald Trump's repeated and false claims that mail voting is rife with fraud. NBC News, "100 days to change course: Biden unveils his plan to fight Covid-19," 9 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of repeated

1545, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of repeated was in 1545

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22 Feb 2021

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“Repeated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repeated. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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More Definitions for repeated

repeated

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of repeated

: said, done, or happening again and again

repeated

adjective
re·​peat·​ed | \ ri-ˈpē-təd How to pronounce repeated (audio) \

Kids Definition of repeated

: done or happening again and again repeated attempts

Other Words from repeated

repeatedly adverb

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