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Synonyms of 'repeat'

(verb) 
Definition
to say, write, or do again
He repeated that he had been misquoted.
Synonyms
reiterate (formal)
He reiterated his opposition to the creation of a central bank.
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restate
,
say again
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recapitulate
Let's just recapitulate the essential points.
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(verb) 
Definition
to tell to another person (the secrets told to one by someone else)
I repeated the story to a delighted audience.
Synonyms
retell
,
relate
He was relating a story he had once heard.
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quote
Then suddenly he quoted a line from the play.
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renew
He renewed his attack on government policy.
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echo
The distant crash of bombs echoes through the whole city.
, ,
reproduce
The effect has proved hard to reproduce.
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rehearse
A group of actors are rehearsing a play about Joan of Arc.
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recite
They recited poetry to one another.
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duplicate
Scientists hope the work done can be duplicated elswhere.
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redo
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rerun
,
reshow
(noun) 
Definition
the act or an instance of repeating
a repeat of Wednesday's massive protests
Synonyms
repetition
He could have cut much of the repetition and saved pages.
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echo
I heard nothing but the echoes of my own voice in the cave.
, ,
reiteration
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recapitulation
(noun) 
Definition
a broadcast of a programme which has been broadcast before
There's nothing except repeats on TV.
Synonyms
rerun
, , ,
reshowing

phrasal verb

See repeat itself

usage note

Since the sense of again is already contained within the re- part of the word repeat, it is unnecessary to say that something is repeated again.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of duplicate
Definition
to do again (something that has already been done)
Scientists hope the work done can be duplicated elswhere.
Synonyms
in the sense of echo
Definition
(of a place) to be filled with a sound and its echoes
The distant crash of bombs echoes through the whole city.
in the sense of echo
Definition
a sound reflected by a solid object
I heard nothing but the echoes of my own voice in the cave.
Synonyms
ringing,
resonance,

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