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cite

[ sahyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF cite
  • verbnote, quote
  • verbsubpoena

Synonyms for cite

  • allege
  • allude to
  • indicate
  • mention
  • name
  • offer
  • point out
  • present
  • recount
  • refer to
  • repeat
  • specify
  • spell out
  • tell
  • adduce
  • advance
  • enumerate
  • evidence
  • excerpt
  • exemplify
  • extract
  • instance
  • lay
  • number
  • recite
  • reference
  • rehearse
  • remember
  • reminisce
  • appeal to
  • get down to brass tacks
  • give as example
  • illustrate with
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Antonyms for cite

  • conceal
  • deny
  • take
  • withhold
  • forget
  • insert
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CITE

I could cite many instances in confirmation of what I here advance.

He had relinquished Christine's arm, and had turned his face towards the point of the Cite.

Could he have pretended to cite from a well-known writing what was not to be found there?

I have before me the Tempest, and will cite only these few lines.

One word, which is said to have fallen from his lips, I cite.

I might go on indefinitely adding to the list, but I will cite only one more.

I do not cite that instance to express even the shade of an opinion.

The review goes on to cite cases of the author's gross deception.

Let us cite, in illustration, the one case of the Vertebrata.

Of these we may cite the use of labour-saving machines and of gas for cooking.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "to summon," from Old French citer "to summon" (14c.), from Latin citare "to summon, urge, call; put in sudden motion, call forward; rouse, excite," frequentative of ciere "to move, set in motion, stir, rouse, call, invite" from PIE root *keie- "to set in motion, to move to and fro" (cf. Sanskrit cyavate "stirs himself, goes;" Greek kinein "to move, set in motion; change, stir up," kinymai "move myself;" Gothic haitan "call, be called;" Old English hatan "command, call"). Sense of "calling forth a passage of writing" is first attested 1530s. Related: Cited; citing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CITE

accuse

verbplace blame for wrongdoing, fault
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