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Definition of Repeat


  1. To go over again; to attempt, do, make, or utter again; to iterate; to recite; as, to repeat an effort, an order, or a poem.
  2. To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again.
  3. To repay or refund (an excess received).
  4. The act of repeating; repetition.
  5. That which is repeated; as, the repeat of a pattern; that is, the repetition of the engraved figure on a roller by which an impression is produced (as in calico printing, etc.).
  6. A mark, or series of dots, placed before and after, or often only at the end of, a passage to be repeated in performance.

Repeat Quotations

Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana

Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
Swami Sivananda

Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
Edmund Burke

Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.
W. Edwards Deming

Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
Mark Twain
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Repeat Translations

repeat in Afrikaans is herhaal
repeat in Danish is gentage
repeat in Dutch is herhalen, nazeggen
repeat in Finnish is toistaa
repeat in German is Wiederholung
repeat in Italian is ripetere
repeat in Latin is renovo, resumo (resumpsi; resumptum), revolvo
repeat in Norwegian is gjenta
repeat in Portuguese is repetir
repeat in Spanish is repetir
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