• To do or say again (and again).
  • To refill (a prescription).
  • To happen again; recur.
  • To echo the words of (a person).
  • To strike the hours, as a watch does.
  • To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again.
  • To repay or refund (an excess received).
  • To call in a previous artillery fire mission with the same ammunition and method either on the coordinates or adjusted either because destruction of the target was insufficient or missed.
  • To commit fraud in an election by voting more than once for the same candidate.



  • From Middle English repeten, from Old French repeter, from Latin repeto, from the prefix re- + peto.

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