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Verb: cite  sIt
  1. Make reference to
    "His name was cited in connection with the invention";
    - mention, advert, bring up, name, refer
     
  2. Commend
    "he was cited for his outstanding achievements";
    - mention
     
  3. Make a citation to
    "he cited his colleagues' work";
    - reference
     
  4. Repeat a passage from
    "He cited the Bible to her";
    - quote
     
  5. Refer to for illustration or proof
    "He said he could cite several instances of this behaviour";
    - quote
     
  6. Advance evidence for
    - adduce, abduce
     
  7. Call in an official matter, such as to attend court
    - summon, summons
Noun: cite  sIt
  1. A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    - citation, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation

Sounds like: sight, site

Derived forms: cites, cited, citing

Type of: acknowledge, annotation, bear witness, call, compose, evidence, have in mind, indite [archaic], ingeminate, iterate, mean, notation, note, notice, pen, prove, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell, send for, show, testify, think of, write

Encyclopedia: Cite