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 for repeat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Repeat \Re*peat"\ (-p?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repeated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Repeating.] [F. r['e]p['e]ter, L. repetere;
     pref. re- re- + petere to fall upon, attack. See Petition.]
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     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. "I will repeat our former communication."
        --Robynson (More's Utopia).
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              Not well conceived of God; who, though his power
              Creation could repeat, yet would be loth
              Us to abolish.                        --Milton.
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     2. To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again.
        [Obs.] --Waller.
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     3. (Scots Law) To repay or refund (an excess received).
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     To repeat one's self, to do or say what one has already
        done or said.
     To repeat signals, to make the same signals again;
        specifically, to communicate, by repeating them, the
        signals shown at headquarters.
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     Syn: To reiterate; iterate; renew; recite; relate; rehearse;
          recapitulate. See Reiterate.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Repeat \Re*peat"\ (r?-p?t"), n.
     1. The act of repeating; repetition.
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     2. 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,
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     3. (Mus.) A mark, or series of dots, placed before and after,
        or often only at the end of, a passage to be repeated in
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of
           yesterday's" [syn: repeat, repetition]
      v 1: to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her
           request" [syn: repeat, reiterate, ingeminate,
           iterate, restate, retell]
      2: make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his
         brilliant performance of the magic trick" [syn: duplicate,
         reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate]
      3: happen or occur again; "This is a recurring story" [syn:
         recur, repeat]
      4: to say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of
         their leaders" [syn: repeat, echo]
      5: do over; "They would like to take it over again" [syn:
         repeat, take over]
      6: repeat an earlier theme of a composition [syn: reprise,
         reprize, repeat, recapitulate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  149 Moby Thesaurus words for "repeat":
     act like, affect, alternate, assume, be here again, bis, bob,
     borrow, burden, chant, chime, chorus, circle, come again,
     come and go, come around, come round, come round again,
     come up again, commit to memory, con, copy, counterfeit, crib,
     cycle, din, ditto, do, do a repeat, do again, do like, do over,
     double, dupe, duplicate, duplication, echo, encore, fake, forge,
     geminate, get by heart, get letter-perfect, go back, go like, harp,
     hash over, have by heart, hoke, hoke up, imitate, ingeminate,
     intermit, iterate, keep coming, know by heart, learn by heart,
     learn verbatim, make like, make over, memorize, mirror,
     multiply by two, oscillate, parrot, plagiarize, pulsate, pulse,
     quote, re-create, re-form, reappear, rebroadcast, rebuild, recap,
     recapitulate, recite, reconstitute, reconstruct, recount, recur,
     redesign, redo, redouble, reduplicate, reecho, reestablish,
     refashion, reflect, refound, refrain, regenerate, regurgitate,
     rehash, rehearse, reincarnate, reinstitute, reissue, reiterate,
     relate, remake, renew, renovate, reoccur, reorganize,
     repeat by heart, repeat performance, repetend, repetition, replay,
     replaying, replica, replicate, replication, reprint, reprise,
     reproduce, reproduction, rerun, resay, reshape, resound, restate,
     restore, restructure, resume, resurrect, retell, return,
     return match, reverberate, revert, revise, revive, revolve, ring,
     ritornello, roll around, rotate, say again, simulate, study,
     swot up, turn, twin, undersong, undulate, wheel, wheel around

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  repeat loop
  do loop
      (Or "do loop") A loop construct found in many
     procedural languages which repeatedly executes some
     instructions while a condition is true.
     Repeat loops are found in Perl, Pascal, BASIC and C.
     The initial keyword may be "repeat" or "do" and the
     condition may be introduced with a "while" or "until" keyword.
     In constrast to a while loop, the "loop body" is executed
     once before the condition is tested.  This is useful when the
     condition depends on the action of the loop body.  In the
     following BASIC loop "Hello" is printed once despite the fact
     that the condition is false;
      i = 2
        print "Hello"
        i = i+1
      until i>0
     See also while loop and for loop.

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