To reiterate something is to say or do something again, or many times. Let me reiterate: if you repeat yourself, you're reiterating the thing you originally said.

  • Pronunciation: / rɪ'ɪtəret/
  • English description: to say, state, or perform again
  • Synonyms: repeat
  • Chinese Translation:  重申(chong2  shen1)
  • Spanish Translation: reiterar
  • ORIGIN: This verb is from Middle English reiteraten, from Latin reiteratus, from reiterare "to repeat," from the prefix re- "again" plus iterare "to repeat, iterate." The English word iterate has the same meaning as reiterate, although it is not as commonly used.


  • Sanders has insisted, and reiterated on Thursday, that his wife Jane is responsible for the taxes in their household.
  • The agency reiterated that meldonium’s prohibition was not in doubt.

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