Associations to the word «Recite»


RECITE, verb. (transitive) To repeat aloud some passage, poem or other text previously memorized, often before an audience
RECITE, verb. (transitive) To list or enumerate something
RECITE, verb. (intransitive) To deliver a recitation

Dictionary definition

RECITE, verb. Recite in elocution.
RECITE, verb. Repeat aloud from memory; "she recited a poem"; "The pupil recited his lesson for the day".
RECITE, verb. Render verbally, "recite a poem"; "retell a story".
RECITE, verb. Narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child".
RECITE, verb. Specify individually; "She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered"; "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne