Definitions for cite

Definitions for (noun) cite

Main entry: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit

Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

Usage: 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

Definitions for (verb) cite

Main entry: summon, summons, cite

Definition: call in an official matter, such as to attend court

Main entry: abduce, adduce, cite

Definition: advance evidence for

Main entry: cite, mention

Definition: commend

Usage: he was cited for his outstanding achievements

Main entry: cite, quote

Definition: repeat a passage from

Usage: He quoted the Bible to her

Main entry: quote, cite

Definition: refer to for illustration or proof

Usage: He said he could quote several instances of this behavior

Main entry: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer

Definition: make reference to

Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

Main entry: cite, reference

Definition: refer to

Usage: he referenced his colleagues' work

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