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Today's Word : Reiterate
August 11, 2007
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Saturday - 11th August 2007 : Today's Word is...

Reiterate



( Verb )


Pronunciation : (re-it'e-rat')

1. To state over again or repeatedly sometimes with wearying effect

2. To do again

3. To say again

4. To say or do again several times

5. To repeat

6. Express the same message in different words


Etymology:



Middle English, from Latin reiteratus, past participle of reiterare to repeat, from re- + iterare to iterate

Synonyms:


1. Iterate

2. Repeat

3. Restate

4. Retell

5. Ingeminate

6. Perseverate


Antonyms:


1. Take back

2. Keep silent


Contextual Example:


My opinion is confirmed and I reiterate my advice.

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious because the obvious is what people need to be told.

She kept reiterating her request


Related Words:


Reiteration : reit'era'tion : Noun

Reiterative : reit'era'tive (-ə-r'tĭv): Adjective

Reiteratively : reit'era'tively : Adverb

Reiterator : reit'era'tor : Noun

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