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replay

re·play

replay

parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: ri pleI
inflections: replayed, replaying, replays
definition: to play again.
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: ri pleI
definition 1: something that has been recorded on videotape so that it can be viewed again, such as a portion of a game.
an instant replay
definition 2: the act or process of playing something over, or something that is played over.
similar words:
repeat
Word Parts
The word replay contains the following part:
re- Latin prefix that means again; back or back again
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The prefix re- occurs in verbs that are Latin loanwords, where it can mean "again" (revise ) or "back again" (reflect ). It also attaches to English verbs (replay , rewind) with both meanings. Any verb can be prefixed by "re- " to indicate that an action is repeated. No hyphen is necessary unless the word formed is identical to an existing word (re-sign the document, but resign from a job).