recite in elocution
repeat aloud from memory
"she recited a poem"; "The pupil recited his lesson for the day"
render verbally, "recite a poem"
"retell a story"
tell, narrate, recount, recite(verb)
narrate or give a detailed account of
"Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"
enumerate, recite, itemize, itemise(verb)
"She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered"; "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug"
To repeat aloud some passage, poem or other text previously memorized, often before an audience
To list or enumerate something
To deliver a recitation
Origin: From recitare.
to repeat, as something already prepared, written down, committed to memory, or the like; to deliver from a written or printed document, or from recollection; to rehearse; as, to recite the words of an author, or of a deed or covenant
to tell over; to go over in particulars; to relate; to narrate; as, to recite past events; to recite the particulars of a voyage
to rehearse, as a lesson to an instructor
to state in or as a recital. See Recital, 5
to repeat, pronounce, or rehearse, as before an audience, something prepared or committed to memory; to rehearse a lesson learned
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-sīt′, v.t. to read aloud from paper, or repeat from memory: to narrate: to give the particulars of.—v.i. to rehearse in public.—ns. Recī′tal, act of reciting: rehearsal: that which is recited: a narration: a vocal or instrumental performance, as a piano recital: (law) that part of a deed which recites the circumstances; Recitation (res-i-tā′shun), act of reciting: a public reading: rehearsal; Recitā′tionist, a public reciter; Recitative (-tēv′), (mus.) a style of song resembling declamation, a kind of union of song and speech.—adj. in the style of recitative.—adv. Recitative′ly, in the manner of recitative.—ns. Recitati′vo (mus.), recitative; Recit′er; Recit′ing-note, a note in chanting on which several syllables are sung. [Fr. réciter—L. recitāre—L. re-, again, citāre, -ātum, to call.]
The numerical value of recite in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of recite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of recite in a Sentence
No one is forced to participate. No one is forcing them to stand and place their hand over their heart and recite the pledge.
The dull-hued turkey apes the gait Of lordly peacock, richly plumed; And thus the poetaster shows When he would fain his verse recite.
My doctrine ... this is the social doctrine of the Church. Nothing more, nothing less, and if I have to recite the Credo, I will do it.
We teach the children to be respectful, so if they choose not to recite the pledge, they stand quietly. Nothing is forced on the child.
It’s called the Veteran’s Day Chapel, no one is forced to participate. No one is forcing them to stand and place their hand over their heart and recite the pledge.
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- απαριθμώ, απαγγέλλωGreek
- felsorol, felmond, szavalHungarian
- 吟ずる, 暗唱Japanese
- 복창하다, 낭독하다, 부르다, 암송하다, 읊다Korean
- tātaku, takutaku, takitakiMāori
- resitere, resitera, resitere, deklamereNorwegian
- продеклами́ровать, деклами́ровать, цити́ровать, процити́ровать, перечи́слить, перечисля́тьRussian
- đọc thuộc lòngVietnamese
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