Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / recitation
FEEDBACK

recitation

See definition of recitation on Dictionary.com

How to use recitation in a sentence

Try to ask someone what they watched on television last night and you’ll get a recitation of shows, but as sure as there were shows, there was advertising.
THE BRAVE NEW WORLD OF ADVERTISINGDANIEL MALLOYFEBRUARY 7, 2021OZY
He gasped a few times, then, gathering strength again, went on with that horrible spasmodic recitation.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The second grammar class had been relieved from a recitation by this confab, and somehow Perry had a subduing influence.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
I believe I can pick out all these playwrights by a reference to their recitation papers.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Jess told what she had heard at the door of the recitation room that afternoon, and they laughed over it.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Mr. Purcell never noticed her out of the recitation room—Mr. Read was more lofty—Josephine more contemptuous than ever.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
At court much time was given to poetic recitation, often accompanied by music, and accomplished poets received liberal rewards.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
He was then asked which was his favourite recitation in Milton?
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
Some members have not missed a single recitation in five years.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
He begins, as after the player's recitation, with a confession, and ends with an excuse.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, JANUARY 1883VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 27, 2021
Choose the synonym for question
indulge

WORDS RELATED TO RECITATION

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

noeticadjective | [noh-et-ik ]SEE DEFINITION