US: /ɹiˈpit/, /ɹɪˈpit/
UK: /ɹɪpˈiːt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

repeat /ri'pi:t/
  • danh từ
    • (thông tục) sự nhắc lại, sự lặp lại; cái lặp lại
    • (sân khấu) tiết mục được biểu diễn lại (sau khi khản giả yêu cầu)
    • (âm nhạc) phần chỉ lại; dấu chỉ phần trở lại
    • (rađiô) chương trình (phát thanh) lập lại
    • (thương nghiệp) giấy đặt hàng lập lại (giống y như lần trước); chuyến hàng y như trước
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) học trò phải ở lại lớp (không được lên lớp)
    • hình mẫu trang trí lặp đi lặp lại (trên giấy, vải hoa...)
    • ngoại động từ
      • nhắc lại, lặp lại
        • his language will not bear repeating: lời lẽ của hắn không thể nhắc lại được (vì quá thô tục)
      • làm lại
        • to repeat an action: làm lại một hành động
      • đọc thuộc lòng
        • to repeat a poem: đọc thuộc lòng một bài thơ
      • kể lại; thuật lại
        • to repeat a secret: kể lại một điều bí mật
      • tập duyệt (một vai, một vở kịch...)
        • to repeat onself: nhắc đi nhắc lại, lặp đi lặp lại
    • nội động từ
      • tái diễn, lặp đi lặp lại, nhắc đi nhắc lại
      • ợ (thức ăn)
        • sour food sometimes repeats: ăn thức ăn chua đôi khi bị ợ
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) bỏ phiếu gian lận nhiều lần (trong cuộc bầu cử)

    Advanced English dictionary

    verb, noun
    + verb
    say / write again
    1 ~ (sth / yourself) to say or write sth again or more than once: [VN] to repeat a question / warning + I'm sorry-could you repeat that? + She kept repeating his name softly over and over again. + The opposition have been repeating their calls for the president's resignation. + Are you prepared to repeat these allegations in court? + Do say if I'm repeating myself (= if I have already said this). + [V that] He's fond of repeating that the company's success is all down to him.
    do again
    2 [VN] to do or produce sth again or more than once: to repeat a mistake / a process / an exercise + The treatment should be repeated every two to three hours. + They are hoping to repeat last year's victory. + These offers are unlikely to be repeated. + The programmes will be repeated next year. + to repeat the class / year / grade (= in a school, to take the class / year / grade again) + [V] Lift and lower the right leg 20 times. Repeat with the left leg.
    happen again
    3 ~ (itself) to happen more than once in the same way: [VN] History has a strange way of repeating itself. + This phrase is repeated at intervals throughout the song. + [V] a repeating pattern / design
    what sb else said
    4 [VN] ~ sth (to sb) to tell sb sth that you have heard or been told by sb else: I don't want you to repeat a word of this to anyone. + The rumour has been widely repeated in the press.
    5 ~ (sth) (after sb) to say aloud sth that sb else has said, especially in order to learn it: [VN] Listen and repeat each sentence after me. + Can you repeat what I've just said word for word? + [V speech] 'Are you really sure?' she repeated.
    of food
    6 [V] ~ (on sb) (BrE, informal) if food repeats, you can taste it for some time after you have eaten it: Do you find that onions repeat on you?
    for emphasis
    7 used to emphasize sth that you have already said: [V] The claims are, I repeat, totally unfounded. + Nor, to repeat, can these changes be avoided. + [VN] I am not, repeat not, travelling in the same car as him!
    + noun
    1 a television or radio programme that has been broadcast before: 'Is it a new series?' 'No, a repeat'.
    2 an event that is very similar to sth that happened before: A repeat of the 1906 earthquake could kill up to 11 000 people. + She didn't want a repeat performance of what had happened the night before. + (business) a repeat order (= for a further supply of the same goods) + a repeat prescription (= for more of the same medicine)
    3 (music) a passage that is repeated
    repeat v., n.
    repeatable adj. (=/= unrepeatable)
    repeated adj.
    repetition n.
    repetitive adj.
    repetitious adj.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 reiterate, restate, echo, retell, recite, quote, rehearse, recount, recapitulate, Colloq recap:
    Would you please repeat to Anne what you told me?
    2 duplicate, reproduce, replicate:
    History repeated itself on the playing field here today, when Queens Park Rangers defeated Manchester United, 2-0.
    3 repetition, duplicate, copy, duplication, replication, reproduction, replica, rerun, rebroadcast, replay, encore, reprise:
    This is a repeat of a show we saw last year.

    Collocation dictionary


    just, merely, simply
    There is no point in merely repeating what we've done before.
    | again | constantly, continually, endlessly, indefinitely, over and over (again)
    constantly repeating the same mistakes A single note repeated over and over again, throbbing in my head.
    | consistently, persistently, regularly | exactly, faithfully, word for word
    She faithfully repeated everything he had told her. He repeated what she had said word for word.
    | mechanically, parrot-fashion, parrot-like
    students repeating drills parrot-fashion
    | blandly, desperately, helplessly, lamely
    ‘Oh,’ she repeated lamely.
    | slowly | quietly, softly | patiently | stubbornly


    can/could only
    I can only repeat what I have already said to other journalists.
    | be necessary to, need to
    It may be necessary to repeat the dose several times to effect a cure.


    The students repeated each sentence after their teacher.
    | to
    You must not repeat this to anyone.


    keep repeating sb/sth
    She kept repeating it over and over again like a robot.

    Concise English dictionary

    +an event that repeats
    +to say, state, or perform again
    +make or do or perform again
    +happen or occur again
    +to say again or imitate
    +do over
    +repeat an earlier theme of a composition