• Iterate

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˈɪtəreɪt/, /ˈaɪtəreɪt/

    Origin

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

    Full definition of iterate

    Verb

    1. (computing, mathematics) to perform or repeat an action on each item in a set or on the results of each such prior actionThe max() function iterates through the data to find the highest value.
    2. (archaic) To utter or do a second time or many times; to repeat.to iterate advice
      • MiltonNor Eve to iterate
        Her former trespass feared.

    Noun

    iterate

    (plural iterates)
    1. (mathematics) a function that iteratesf2(x0) is the second iterate of x0 under f.

    Adjective

    iterate

    1. (obsolete) Said or done again; repeated.
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