n.重复,反复 vt.重做,复述,向他人转述,复制,使再现 vi.重复,留有味道
动词过去式:repeated 过去分词:repeated 现在分词:repeating 第三人称单数:repeats 形容词:repeatable 名词:repeatability
pet＝to fly（飞翔）,to seek（寻求）
1 (a) [Tn, Tf, Tw] say or write (sth) again once or more than once; reiterate 重复说或写（某事物）; 反覆重申
*the runway is not clear for take-off. 我再说一遍
* repeat a comment, promise, demand 重复一个评论、承诺、要求
* Am I repeating myself? ie Did I say this before? 我以前说过这件事吗?
* She repeated what she had said. 她重复了自己说过的话.
(b) [Tn] do or make (sth) again once or more than once 重做或重复（某事物）
*repeat an action, attempt, attack 重做一动作、重复一尝试、再次发动进攻
* Such bargain offers can't be repeated. 这么便宜的价钱不会再有了.
* She repeated the waltz as an encore, eg at a piano recital. 她应听众的要求把华尔兹舞曲又演奏了一遍（如在钢琴独奏会上）.
(c) [I, Tn] ~ (itself) occur again once or more than once 重复发生; 反复出现
*a repeating decimal 循环小数
* Does history/the past repeat itself? ie Do similar events or situations recur? 历史[过去的事件]还会重演吗? （类似的事情或情况还会发生吗?）
2 (a) [Tn, Tw] say aloud (sth heard or learnt by heart); recite 复述或背诵（某事物）; 朗诵
*Repeat the oath after me. 跟着我宣誓.
* He repeated her statement word for word. 他一字不差地重复她的话.
(b) [Tn, Tw, Dn.pr, Dpr.w] ~ sth (to sb) tell sb else (sth one has heard or been told) 向某人转述（某事物）
*His language won't bear repeating, eg because it's too obscene. 他的话别人实在说不出口（如因太下 流）.
* Don't repeat what I said (to anyone) it's confidential. 别把我的话告诉别人--这是秘密.
3 [I, Ipr] ~ (on sb) (of food) continue to be tasted from time to time after being eaten, esp as a result of belching （指食物）吃後仍留有余味（尤指因打嗝）
*Do you find that onions repeat (on you)? 你感觉到吃洋葱後口中留有余味吗?
4 [Tn] (commerce 商) supply a further consignment of (sth) 再次供应（某物）
*repeat an order, a deal 再次供应同样一批货、一笔交易.
1 act of repeating; thing repeated 重复; 反复; 复述; 背诵
*a second, etc repeat of a broadcast, TV series, etc 广播节目、电视系列节目等的第二次...重播
* [attrib 作定语] a repeat performance, showing 重演、重映
* (commerce 商) a repeat order, ie for another consignment of the same goods （同样货物的）再次订购.
2 (music 音) mark indicating a passage that is to be repeated 反复记号.
1. "More," the dry voice says, and we repeat the procedure. "还要，"那干涩的声音说。于是我们又重复了一次。
2. She had to repeat the words several times before the patient's eyes opened. "她重复说了好几遍，老人的眼睛才睁开。
3. Repeat cheaters are removed from in-school activities. 多次作弊者将被禁止参加校内活动。
4. Other scientists have jumped in to repeat Wilmut's experiment with other animals, including cows. 其他科学家立即投入工作，在其他动物（包括母牛）身上重复威尔莫特的实验。
5. I repeat: the runway is not clear for take-off. 我再说一遍: 跑道尚未畅通, 不能起飞.