|Origin:||recurrere 'to run back', from currere 'to run'|
Related topics: Maths
re‧cur past tense and past participle recurred, present participle recurring [intransitive]
if something, especially something bad or unpleasant, recurs, it happens again:
There is a danger that the disease may recur.
Love is a recurring theme in the book.
if a number or numbers after a decimal point recur, they are repeated for ever in the same order