transitive verb-·at·ed, -·at·ing
to utter or do again or repeatedly
Origin of iteratefrom Classical Latin iteratus, past participle of iterare, to repeat from iterum, again from an unverified form iterus, comparative of an unverified form i-, pronoun stem from source is, ea, id, he, she, it, ita, thus
transitive verbit·er·at·ed, it·er·at·ing, it·er·ates
To say or perform again; repeat. See Synonyms at repeat.
Origin of iterateLatin iterāre iterāt- from iterum again ; see i- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present iterates, present participle iterating, simple past and past participle iterated)
- (computing, mathematics) to perform or repeat an action on each item in a set or on the results of each such prior action
- The max function iterates through the data to find the highest value.
- (archaic) To utter or do a second time or many times; to repeat.
- to iterate advice
- (mathematics) a function that iterates
- f2(x0) is the second iterate of x0 under f.
- (obsolete) Said or done again; repeated.