Synonyms for citation

Synonyms for (noun) citation

Synonyms: Citation

Definition: thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948

Similar words: thoroughbred

Definition: a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares


Synonyms: citation

Definition: a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding

Similar words: process, summons

Definition: a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant


Synonyms: quotation, quote, citation

Definition: a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

Similar words: excerpt, excerption, extract, selection

Definition: a passage selected from a larger work

Usage: he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings


Synonyms: citation, commendation

Definition: an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement

Similar words: honor, honour, laurels, award, accolade

Definition: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

Usage: an award for bravery


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: annotation, notation, note

Definition: a comment or instruction (usually added)

Usage: his notes were appended at the end of the article; he added a short notation to the address on the envelope


Synonyms: citation

Definition: (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)

Similar words: speech act

Definition: the use of language to perform some act