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repetition

 
Noun repetition has 3 senses
  1. repeat, repetition - an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"
    --1 is a kind of periodic event, recurrent event
    --1 has particulars:
     sequence; cycle; replay, rematch; recurrence, return
    Derived form: verb repeat3
  2. repetition, repeating - the act of doing or performing again
    --2 is a kind of continuance, continuation
    --2 has particulars:
     echolalia; iteration; redundancy; reduplication, reiteration; copying; renewal; replication
    Derived forms: verb repeat2, verb repeat1
  3. repetition - the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device
    --3 is a kind of
    rhetorical device
    --3 has particulars:
     anadiplosis, reduplication; epanalepsis; epanodos; epiphora, epistrophe; gemination; ploce; polyptoton; epanaphora, anaphora; anaphora; symploce
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