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Synonyms for recur
rɪˈkɜrre·cur

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recur

    Synonyms:
    return, come back, be repeated, run in the mind, revert, resort, have recourse

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recur, repeatverb

    happen or occur again

    "This is a recurring story"

    Synonyms:
    repeat, reiterate, duplicate, resort, recapitulate, reprize, go back, fall back, restate, reprise, echo, ingeminate, replicate, retell, take over, iterate, reduplicate, double

  2. recur, go backverb

    return in thought or speech to something

    Synonyms:
    date from, go back, resort, recuperate, repeat, fall back, date back, recover

  3. fall back, resort, recurverb

    have recourse to

    "The government resorted to rationing meat"

    Synonyms:
    lag, repeat, lapse, recidivate, retrogress, fall behind, regress, go back, drop off, lose, dawdle, resort, fall back, recede, relapse, repair

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recurverb

    Synonyms:
    return, come back, come again, be repeated

  2. recurverb

    Synonyms:
    run in the mind, run in one's head

  3. recurverb

    Synonyms:
    resort, revert, have recourse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "recur":

    reoccur, breed, reproduce, repeat

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How to use recur in a sentence?

  1. Samuel Johnson:

    He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The campaign that we oversee plays out daily, in complex arenas, under myriad threats that recur without respite. This requires us to be constantly prepared to fight in secret, anytime and anywhere necessary. The service is charged with this effort and there is no option, but to win this war every day, we, the personnel of the ISA, have a very significant responsibility in defending the State of Israel and its inhabitants, in thwarting and blocking terrorist threats and in upholding democracy. We will continue to do this our way – with courage, wisdom, determination, innovation, dedication, and relevancy.

  3. Laura Wellesley:

    These all seem like things to tackle another day given the severity of the current situation. They are not, they are problems contributing to today's situation( and) will recur over the years to come -- particularly as climate impacts continue to worsen.


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