Recurrent vs. Recurring

Recurrent vs. Recurring — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Recurrent and Recurring

Recurrentadjective

Occurring or appearing again or repeatedly.

Recurringverb

To happen or occur again or repeatedly

The pain recurred after eating.

Recurrentadjective

(Anatomy) Turning in a reverse direction. Used of blood vessels and nerves.

Recurringverb

To return to one's attention or memory

The thought recurred to her late at night.

Recurrentadjective

Recurring; happening time after time.

The patient complained of recurrent chest pain.

Recurringverb

To return in thought or discourse

He recurred to the subject right after dinner.
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Recurrentadjective

Non-transient.

Recurringverb

(Archaic) To have recourse; resort

"When ... direct taxes are not necessary, they will not be recurred to" (James Madison).

Recurrentadjective

Running back toward its origin.

a recurrent nerve or artery

Recurringverb

present participle of recur

Recurrentadjective

recurring again and again;

perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements

Recurringadjective

Happening or occurring frequently, with repetition.

He has recurring asthma attacks.Revenge is a recurring theme in this novel.
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Recurringadjective

(mathematics) Of a decimal: having a set of digits that is repeated indefinitely.

Every rational number can be written as either a terminating decimal or a recurring decimal.

Recurringnoun

A recurrence; a coming round again.

Recurringadjective

coming back;

a revenant ghost