**What is Recursive? - Computer Hope**
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Dec 20, 2017 · Recursive. In computer programming, the term recursive describes a function or method that repeatedly calculates a smaller part of itself to arrive at the final result. It is similar to iteration, but instead of repeating a set of operations, a recursive function accomplishes repetition by referring to itself in its own definition.

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