V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: characterized by tedious repetition

Synonyms: repetitive, recurring

Antonyms: singular, isolated

Tips: Iterative is usually used to describe a process of small, incremental steps or improvements in something. The related noun iteration is used to describe each version or step. The related verb iterate means "to repeat." To reiterate is to state again, used for emphasis.

Usage Examples:

It is an iterative process, by which we constantly improve the program over time. (repetitive)

Each iteration of the program improved upon what we had already done. (new version) noun

This is an iterative and tedious task, but there's no way around it. (repetitive)

I wish she would iterate what she just said because I didn't hear her the first time. (repeat) verb

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