Recurring vs Recurred - What's the difference?

recurring | recurred |


As verbs the difference between recurring and recurred

is that recurring is while recurred is (recur).

As an adjective recurring

is happening or occurring frequently, with repetition.

recurring

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • Happening or occurring frequently, with repetition.
  • He has recurring asthma attacks.
    Revenge is a recurring theme in this novel.
  • (mathematics) Of a decimal: having a set of digits that is repeated indefinitely.
  • Every rational number can be written as either a terminating decimal or a recurring decimal.

    Synonyms

    * recurrent * repetitive

    recurred

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (recur)

  • recur

    English

    Verb

    (recurr)
  • To have recourse (to) someone or something for assistance, support etc.
  • *1891 , Mary Noailles Murfree, In the "Stranger People's" Country , Nebraska 2005, p. 43:
  • *:She only replied with a laugh, and he evidently deemed futile the bid for sympathy on the score of religious or irreligious fellowship, for he recurred to it no more.
  • To happen again.
  • The theme of the prodigal son recurs later in the third act.
  • (computing) To recurse.
  • Derived terms

    * recurrent * recurrence

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