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3 definitions found
 for reduplicate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reduplicate \Re*du"pli*cate\ (r?*d?"pl?*k?t), a. [Pref. re- +
     duplicate: cf. L. reduplicatus. Cf. Redouble.]
     1. Double; doubled; reduplicative; repeated.
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     2. (Bot.) Valvate with the margins curved outwardly; -- said
        of the ?stivation of certain flowers.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reduplicate \Re*du"pli*cate\ (-k?t), v. t. [Cf. LL.
     reduplicare.]
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     1. To redouble; to multiply; to repeat.
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     2. (Gram.) To repeat the first letter or letters of (a word).
        See Reduplication, 3.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  reduplicate
      v 1: form by reduplication; "The consonant reduplicates after a
           short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to
           emphasize the meaning of the word" [syn: reduplicate,
           geminate]
      2: make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his
         brilliant performance of the magic trick" [syn: duplicate,
         reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate]

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