Recur Definition

recurred, recurring, recurs
recurred, recurring, recurs
To return, as in thought, talk, or memory.
Recurring to an earlier question.
Webster's New World
To have recourse (to)
Webster's New World
To occur again, as in talk or memory; come up again for consideration.
Webster's New World
To happen or occur again, esp. after some lapse of time; appear at intervals.
Webster's New World
(intransitive) To happen again.
The theme of the prodigal son recurs later in the third act.

Origin of Recur

  • Latin recurrere re- re- currere to run kers- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin recurro (“run back")

    From Wiktionary

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