Associations to the word «Citation»


CITATION, noun. An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.
CITATION, noun. The act of citing a passage from a book, or from another person, in his own words.
CITATION, noun. An entry in a list of source(s) from which one took information, words or literary or verbal context.
CITATION, noun. The passage or words quoted; quotation.
CITATION, noun. Enumeration; mention; as, a citation of facts.
CITATION, noun. A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.
CITATION, noun. A commendation in recognition of some achievement, or a formal statement of an achievement.
CITATION CORD, noun. A decorative cord worn on the shoulder, generally in conjunction with a uniform, also known as an Aiguillette. As pictured, this cord is being worn backwards (see Highty-Tighties [1]). Instead, the thick braid goes under the arm, with the narrow strands outside.
CITATION FORM, noun. The basic form of a word used as a dictionary entry.

Dictionary definition

CITATION, noun. An official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement.
CITATION, noun. (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.).
CITATION, noun. A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases".
CITATION, noun. A passage or expression that is quoted or cited.
CITATION, noun. A summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding.
CITATION, noun. Thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948.

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
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