peti-, pet-, -pit-

(Latin: to aim at, aim for, go toward; to seek, seek out, ask, request; strive after)

Quotes: Competence, Incompetence
Capable of getting it right: competence quotes.
repeat (verb), repeats; repeated; repeating
1. To say or to write something again: "He was asked to repeat his question."
2. To do, to produce, or to experience something again or several times.
3. To utter another person's statement to say again what someone else has said.
4. To tell another person something that was told to a different individual; especially, when it was done in confidence.
5. To recite from memory or to recite something that has been learned.
6. To do, to experience, or to produce again; such as, to repeat past successes.
7. To express (oneself) in the same way or with the same words.
8. To do or to say something again; especially, more than once.
9. To commit a fraudulent offense of voting more than once in a single election.
10. An event or situation that is the same as a previous one.
11. Something which is broadcast, shown, or performed again; such as, on TV, the radio, etc.
12. A passage of music played again within a single piece, or the notation indicating that this is to be done.
13. Of, relating to, or being something that repeats or is repeated: a repeat offender; a repeat performance of the play.
14. Etymology: from Old French repeter, "to say" or "to do again, get back, demand the return of"; from Latin repetere, "to do" or "to say again, attack again"; from re-, "again" + petere, "to go toward, to seek, to demand, to attack".
repeatedly (adverb), more repeatedly, most repeatedly
A reference to saying or doing something again and again many times.
repeatedness (s) (noun), repeatednesses (pl)
Something that happens or is done more than once or for several times.
repeater (s) (noun), repeaters (pl)
1. Something that happens or occurs over and over again.
2. Someone who says or writes something again and again.
repetend (s) (noun), repetends (pl)
1. A word, sound, or phrase that is repeated; a refrain.
2. In mathematics, the digit or group of digits that repeat infinitely in a repeating decimal; for example, "37" in "0.373737".
3. Etymology: from Latin repetendum, from repetere, "to repeat".
repetition (s) (noun), repetitions (pl)
1. Something that happens in the same way as an earlier event: If there is a repetition of an event, it takes place once more.
2. The act, process, or an instance of repeating or being repeated.
3. A recitation or recital; especially, of prepared or memorized material.
4. An event or situation which is the same as one that happened previously.
5. Etymology: "an act of saying over again"; from Latin repetitionem, repetitio; from repetitus, past participle of repetere, "to do" or "to say again"; from re-, "again" + petere, "to go toward, to seek, to demand, to attack".