Associations to the word «Cite»


CITE, verb. To quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another.
CITE, verb. To list the source(s) from which one took information, words or literary or verbal context.
CITE, verb. To summon officially or authoritatively to appear in court.
CITE, noun. (informal) A citation.
CITE CHAPTER AND VERSE, verb. To provide specific references from an authoritative book, as the Bible or a book of statutes or rules, to support a statement.
CITE CHAPTER AND VERSE, verb. (idiomatic) To speak authoritatively, providing detailed factual information.

Dictionary definition

CITE, 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".
CITE, verb. Make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention".
CITE, verb. Commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements".
CITE, verb. Refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work".
CITE, verb. Repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her".
CITE, verb. Refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior".
CITE, verb. Advance evidence for.
CITE, verb. Call in an official matter, such as to attend court.

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