Definition of Iterate

1. Verb. To say, state, or perform again. "They won't iterate the story "; "She kept reiterating her request"




2. Verb. Run or be performed again. "The function iterates"
Category relationships: Math, Mathematics, Maths, Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Recur, Repeat
Derivative terms: Iterative

Definition of Iterate

1. a. Uttered or done again; repeated.

2. v. t. To utter or do a second time or many times; to repeat; as, to iterate advice.

3. adv. By way of iteration.

Definition of Iterate

1. Verb. (context: computing mathematics) to perform or repeat an action on each item in a set or on the results of each such prior action ¹

2. Noun. (context: mathematics) a function that iterates ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Iterate

1. to repeat [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES] - See also: repeat

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Literary usage of Iterate

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"To iterate. To repeat. ... Wherefore we proclaim the said Frederick count Palatine, Stc., guilt y of high treason and iterate proscription, and of all the ..."

2. The New England Company of 1649 and John Eliot: The Ledger for the Years by George Parker Winship (1920)
"He adds the information that Eliot "did iterate a desire of returning thanks, 27 of 6th, 1654, and again 16 of 6th, 1655." The August letter of 1654 was ..."

3. Partial Evaluation and Automatic Program Generation by Neil D. Jones, Carsten K. Gomard, Peter Sestoft (1993)
"Initially poly contains the specialized program point (iterate, 0). The code generation yields (iterate, 0): if Y ^ 0 then begin Y := Y - 1; goto (iterate, ..."

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