Definitions for recite

Definitions for (verb) recite

Main entry: recite

Definition: repeat aloud from memory

Usage: she recited a poem; The pupil recited his lesson for the day

Main entry: recite, enumerate, itemise, itemize

Definition: specify individually

Usage: She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered; The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug

Main entry: recite, recount, narrate, tell

Definition: narrate or give a detailed account of

Usage: Tell what happened; The father told a story to his child

Main entry: declaim, recite

Definition: recite in elocution

Main entry: retell, recite

Definition: render verbally, "recite a poem"

Usage: retell a story

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