re·​peat·​ed·​ly ri-ˈpē-təd-lē How to pronounce repeatedly (audio)

Examples of repeatedly in a Sentence

I've told him repeatedly not to do that.
Recent Examples on the Web But Mayor Vi Lyles has said repeatedly that the council does not pass resolutions on such political issues. Mary Ramsey, Charlotte Observer, 27 Feb. 2024 The tent setting did present unusual roadblocks as a small group of protests could be heard through much of the show, which was live streamed on YouTube, calling repeatedly for a cease-fire in Gaza through a megaphone. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 26 Feb. 2024 The investigation has yet to produce definitive evidence that the president was directly involved in the business ventures, outside of evidence suggesting casual interactions with some of his son’s business associates, and the president has repeatedly denied the allegations. Sara Dorn, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 In sharp contrast, Israel is more explicitly opposed to Palestinian statehood now than at any time since the original Oslo process began, in December 1992—Netanyahu has repeatedly declared as much in recent weeks. Hussein Ibish, The Atlantic, 26 Feb. 2024 Throughout the conversation, Ruelas repeatedly denied hiring an investigator to look into the cast. Lia Beck, Peoplemag, 25 Feb. 2024 Trump has also repeatedly attacked Biden over high inflation earlier in the president's term and his handling of record-high migrant crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border. Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports,, 25 Feb. 2024 The Israeli leader has repeatedly said that the war in Gaza will continue until Israel destroys Hamas’ leadership and rescues the hostages. Camila Dechalus, CNN, 25 Feb. 2024 The scuffle reached its apex when Quinones and Williams went jaw-to-jaw, with the Warriors guard repeatedly calling Williams a profanity. Danny Emerman, The Mercury News, 24 Feb. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1718, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of repeatedly was circa 1718

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“Repeatedly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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: at frequent intervals : often

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