Iterate definition

ĭtə-rāt
To say or perform again; repeat.
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To utter or do again or repeatedly.
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(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.

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(archaic) To utter or do a second time or many times; to repeat.

To iterate advice.

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(mathematics) A function that iterates.

F2(x0) is the second iterate of x0 under f.

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(obsolete) Said or done again; repeated.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
iterate
Plural:
iterates

Origin of iterate

  • Latin iterāre iterāt- from iterum again i- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin iterō (“Do it for a second time, repeat”), from iterum (“again”), akin to is (“he, that”).

    From Wiktionary