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Synonyms for replication
ˌrɛp lɪˈkeɪ ʃənrepli·ca·tion

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  1. replicationnoun

    repeat, copy, reproduction, replica, carbon copy, duplicate, copying, imitation, duplication, repetition

  2. replicationnoun

    Process by which an object, person, place or idea may be copied mimicked or reproduced.

    repetition, imitation, duplication, copying, duplicate, reproduction, carbon copy, replica, repeat, copy

  3. replicationnoun

    Copy; reproduction.

    carbon copy, copying, duplicate, duplication, repeat, imitation, reproduction, repetition, replica, copy

  4. replicationnoun

    A response from the plaintiff to the defendant's plea.

    carbon copy, imitation, duplicate, duplication, replica, copy, copying, repetition, repeat, reproduction

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reproduction, replicationnoun

    the act of making copies

    "Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient"

    comeback, retort, reproductive memory, facts of life, procreation, breeding, rejoinder, reproduction, replica, return, echo, reverberation, riposte, sound reflection, counter

  2. replicationnoun

    (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division

    return, comeback, rejoinder, retort, echo, reproduction, counter, replica, riposte, sound reflection, reverberation

  3. rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counternoun

    a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

    "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"

    sound reflection, counter, echo, rejoinder, income tax return, reproduction, return, takings, payoff, regaining, sideboard, take, tabulator, parry, buffet, comeback, retort, riposte, tax return, reverberation, reappearance, counterpunch, recurrence, return key, coming back, yield, getting even, restoration, issue, replica, paying back, restitution, heel counter, proceeds, homecoming

  4. replicationnoun

    (law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer

    return, comeback, rejoinder, retort, echo, reproduction, counter, replica, riposte, sound reflection, reverberation

  5. echo, reverberation, sound reflection, replicationnoun

    the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves

    "she could hear echoes of her own footsteps"

    reverberation, repercussion, rejoinder, comeback, echo, retort, reproduction, counter, return, replica, riposte, sound reflection

  6. replica, replication, reproductionnoun

    copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

    return, reproductive memory, facts of life, procreation, comeback, rejoinder, retort, reproduction, counter, echo, breeding, riposte, sound reflection, replica, reverberation

  7. replicationnoun

    the repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion

    "scientists will not believe an experimental result until they have seen at least one replication"

    return, comeback, rejoinder, retort, echo, reproduction, counter, replica, riposte, sound reflection, reverberation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. replicationnoun

    answer, REJOINDER, reply

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  1. Adam Trickey:

    Our research illustrates a success story of how improved HIV treatments coupled with screening, prevention and treatment of health problems associated with HIV infection can extend the life span of people diagnosed with HIV, combination antiretroviral therapy has been used to treat HIV for 20 years, but newer drugs have fewer side effects, involve taking fewer pills, better prevent replication of the virus and are more difficult for the virus to become resistant to.

  2. Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson:

    By the way, standard gargle mouthwash, has been proven to kill the coronavirus, if you get it, you may reduce viral replication. Why not try all these things ?

  3. Otis Brawley:

    Keep in mind it's a mathematical simulation, it's not a clinical trial, but [ Vogelstein is ] noting that a certain number of cases are due to replication error, DNA replication error, in normal growth.

  4. Svinicki Aizawa:

    We were unable to recreate the STAP phenomenon, we had planned to continue replication efforts until March next year, but in the light of these results, we have decided to terminate the experiments.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

    You stop their replication by vaccinating widely.

Translations for replication

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  • Nachbildung, Replikat, Replik, Replizierung, Gegenrede, Nachbau, Kopieren, Kopie, Erwiderung, Vervielfältigung, ReplikationGerman
  • duplicata, réponseFrench
  • प्रतिकृतिHindi
  • replikációHungarian
  • replikasiIndonesian
  • reproducere, duplicare, copieri, replicare, copiereRomanian
  • копированиеRussian
  • çoğaltmaTurkish
  • نقلUrdu

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