verb (used with object), re·it·er·at·ed, re·it·er·at·ing.
- to say or do again or repeatedly; repeat, often excessively.
- (tr; may take a clause as object) to say or do again or repeatedly
early 15c., from Middle French reiteration and directly from Latin reiterationem (nominative reiteratio) “repetition,” noun of action from past participle stem of reiterare (see reiterate).
early 15c., “repeat again and again,” from Late Latin reiteratus, past participle of reiterare “to repeat,” from re- “again” (see re-) + iterare “to repeat,” from iterum “again” (see iteration). Related: Reiterated; reiterating.