# recurring

When Alexa is stressed out, she experiences a recurring dream in which she is falling.

- If you are charged the same payment for a gym membership every month, this is an example of a recurring payment.
- If you have the same nightmare about falling down for nights on end, this is an example of a recurring nightmare.

The definition of recurring is happening time and again, or returning.

## recurring

Verb

- Present participle of
*recur*.

Adjective

- 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.*