Talk:iterate

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Iterate[edit]

Do you need to say reiterate or iterate? They mean the same thing in the everyday English language.... —This unsigned comment was added by 67.183.26.195 (talkcontribs) 2006-05-22 00:48:19.

The words are not used in quite the same way. I clarified "iterate" to show that "to iterate" only appears to be used in the sense of performing an action on each item of a set. To "reiterate" is, more generally, to repeat something, e.g. a sentence. I am iterating this post on each of "Talk:reiterate" and "Talk:iterate". To reiterate, the words are not used in the same way. Rod (A. Smith) 23:54, 24 May 2006 (UTC)