Iterate vs Repeate - What's the difference?

iterate | repeate |




  • (computing, mathematics) to perform or repeat an action on each item in a set
  • The max() function iterates through the data to find the highest value.
  • (computing, mathematics) to perform or repeat an action on the results of each such prior action
  • In mathematics, an iterated function is a function which is composed with itself, possibly ad infinitum, in a process called iteration.
  • (archaic) To utter or do a second time or many times; to repeat.
  • to iterate advice
  • * Milton
  • Nor Eve to iterate / Her former trespass feared.


    (en noun)
  • (mathematics) a function that iterates
  • f2(x0) is the second iterate of x0 under f.

    Derived terms

    * reiterate * iterative * iterator


  • (obsolete) Said or done again; repeated.
  • (Bishop Gardiner)


    Not English

    Repeate has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to 'repeate':

    refute, rebate, repute, raphide, revote, rauvite, ribbeite, rhaphide