Definitions for CITEsaɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to quote (a passage, book, author, etc.), esp. as an authority.
to mention in support, proof, or confirmation; refer to as an example:
He cited instances of abuse.
to summon to appear in court.
to call to mind; recall:
citing my gratitude to her.
to mention (a soldier, unit, etc.) in official dispatches, as for gallantry.
to commend, as for outstanding service or devotion to duty.
to summon or call; rouse to action.
Origin of cite:
1400–50; late ME < LL citāre to summon before a church court; in L, to hurry, set in motion, summon before a court, freq. of ciēre to move
Ref: citation (defs. 7, 8). 7 8
Origin of cite:
citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation(verb)
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"
mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer(verb)
make reference to
"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
"he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
"he referenced his colleagues' work"
repeat a passage from
"He quoted the Bible to her"
refer to for illustration or proof
"He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
adduce, abduce, cite(verb)
advance evidence for
summon, summons, cite(verb)
call in an official matter, such as to attend court
To quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another.
To list the source(s) from which one took information, words or literary or verbal context.
To summon officially or authoritatively to appear in court
Origin: cité, from civitas
to call upon officially or authoritatively to appear, as before a court; to summon
to urge; to enjoin
to quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another
to refer to or specify, as for support, proof, illustration, or confirmation
to bespeak; to indicate
to notify of a proceeding in court
Cité is a music album by Lenine.
British National Corpus
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