Associations to the word «Recital»


RECITAL, noun. The act of reciting (the repetition of something that has been memorized); rehearsal
RECITAL, noun. The act of telling the order of events of something in detail the order of events; narration.
RECITAL, noun. That which is recited; a story, narration, account.
RECITAL, noun. A vocal, instrumental or visual performance by a soloist.
RECITAL, noun. (legal) A formal, preliminary statement in a deed or writing in order to explain the reasons on which the transaction is founded, prior to a positive allegation.

Dictionary definition

RECITAL, noun. The act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant".
RECITAL, noun. Performance of music or dance especially by soloists.
RECITAL, noun. A public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance; "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems".
RECITAL, noun. A detailed statement giving facts and figures; "his wife gave a recital of his infidelities".
RECITAL, noun. A detailed account or description of something; "he was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings".

Wise words

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