Synonyms for citing
- allude to
- point out
- refer to
- spell out
- appeal to
- get down to brass tacks
- give as example
- illustrate with
Antonyms for citing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CITING
This is shown by his citing authority for it as for something which might be disputed.
My chief purpose, however, in citing this passage from Sewall's Diary, is this.
Travis thought aloud, citing the thin handful of points in their favor.
You are citing high and mighty names: What do you want of me?
To disparage his memory by citing them is a preposterous use of scholarship.
If his relation were no truer than his consequence, it had not been worth the citing.
In those days, there was much laxity in the mode of citing authors.
Its points were illustrated by citing what had been done in Detroit.
See Auctuarium, p. 297, citing a book by Christian Serpitius.
He is in Asia, citing the Council of Laodicea against the theatre.
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.