Rehash vs Repeat - What's the difference?

rehash | repeat |


As verbs the difference between rehash and repeat

is that rehash is to rework old material (physical material, ideas, documents etc), redo some work, with some variations while repeat is (intransitive) to do or say again (and again).

As nouns the difference between rehash and repeat

is that rehash is something reworked, or made up from old materials while repeat is an iteration; a repetition.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

rehash

English

Verb

(es)
  • To rework old material (physical material, ideas, documents etc), redo some work, with some variations.
  • Today's parliamentary session only rehashed last week's arguments.
    The CEO of the company only rehashed a speech for the news conference.
    The general rehashed plans for the war.
  • (computing) To recompute the structure of a hash table, taking into account any newly added items.
  • Noun

    (es)
  • Something reworked, or made up from old materials.
  • He wrote a bad rehash of an earlier essay.
  • (computing) A recomputation of the structure of a hash table, taking into account any newly added items.
  • repeat

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (intransitive) To do or say again (and again).
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=When this conversation was repeated in detail within the hearing of the young woman in question, and undoubtedly for his benefit, Mr. Trevor threw shame to the winds and scandalized the Misses Brewster then and there by proclaiming his father to have been a country storekeeper.}}
  • (obsolete) To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again.
  • (Waller)
  • (legal, Scotland) To repay or refund (an excess received).
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An iteration; a repetition.
  • We gave up after the third repeat because it got boring.
  • A television program shown after its initial presentation -- particularly many weeks after its initial presentation; a rerun.
  • Patterns of nucleid acids that occur in multiple copies throughout the genome.
  • See also

    * redundant