Associations to the word «Recur»


RECUR, verb. (now rare) To have recourse (to) someone or something for assistance, support etc.
RECUR, verb. (intransitive) To happen again.
RECUR, verb. (intransitive) (computing) To recurse.

Dictionary definition

RECUR, verb. Happen or occur again; "This is a recurring story".
RECUR, verb. Return in thought or speech to something.
RECUR, verb. Have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing meat".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky