- Eng. Law a deduction and payment, as for an annuity, out of income from lands: usually used in pl.
- any repetition or copying of a song, part of a song, role, etc. performed earlier
- an instance of performing, presenting, or stating again: a movie reprise of her stage role
Origin of repriseMiddle English from OFr, feminine of repris, past participle of reprendre, to take back from Classical Latin reprehendere: see reprehend
transitive verb-·prised′, -·pris′ing
- to present a reprise of (a song)
- to perform, present, or state again: a novel that reprises its author's favorite themes