Definitions of repetition

  1. an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of doing or performing again Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of repeating; a doing or saying again; iteration. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Recital from memory; rehearsal. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The act of repeating, singing, or playing, the same piece or part a second time; reiteration of a note. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Reiteration, or repeating the same word, or the same sense in different words, for the purpose of making a deeper impression on the audience. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The measurement of an angle by successive observations with a repeating instrument. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The doing, making, or saying of something more than once; that which is done, said, etc.; more than once; recital from memory. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Repetitious. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Act of repeating; recital from memory. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Act of repeating. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. The act of repeating, or that which is repeated. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. The act of doing or uttering a second time; act of reciting or rehearsing; recital; reiteration. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. The act of repeating; recital; rehearsal. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. rep-[=e]-tish'un, n. act of repeating: recital from memory.--ns. REP'ETEND, that part of a repeating decimal which recurs continually: the burden of a song; REPETENT', a tutor or private teacher in Germany.--adjs. REPETI'TIONAL, REPETI'TIONARY.--n. REPETI'TIONER.--adj. REPETI'TIOUS, using undue repetitions.--n. REPETI'TIOUSNESS.--adj. REPET'ITIVE.--n. REPET'ITOR, a repetent. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  17. Repeating or being repeated; piece set to be learnt by heart; copy, replica; ability of musical instrument to repeat note quickly. Hence repetitional, repetitionary, repetitious, repetitive, aa. (rare). [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  18. n. [Latin] Act of repeating;—iteration of the same acts or deeds;—act of reading or rehearsing, as a lesson; especially act of reciting from memory, or the passage recited; —in music, act of playing or singing the same part a second time or da capo;—in rhetoric, reiteration of the same words, or of the same ideas in different terms. Cabinet Dictionary