recite


recite
I verb address, articulate, chant, communicate, declaim, delineate, deliver, detail, dicere, discourse, divulge, dramatize, enact, enumerare, enumerate, exponere, express, give a verbal account, give expression, hold forth, interpret, lecture, list, make a speech, mouth, narrate, orate, parrot, perform, portray, preach, prelect, present, pronounce, quote, recapitulate, recount, reel off, rehearse, reiterate, relate, render, repeat, repeat by rote, repeat from memory, report, retell, say by heart, set forth, soliloquize, speak, spout, state, talk, tell, utter, voice II index allege, assert, cite (state), converse, convey (communicate), declaim, delineate, depict, detail (particularize), discourse, discuss, inform (notify), mention, phrase, pronounce (speak), quote, recapitulate, recount, relate (tell), remark, repeat (state again), report (disclose), speak, utter

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  • Recite — Re*cite (r[ e]*s[imac]t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reciting}.] [F. r[ e]citer, fr. L. recitare, recitatum; pref. re re + citare to call or name, to cite. See {Cite}.] 1. To repeat, as something already prepared, written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • récité — récité, ée (ré si té, tée) part. passé de réciter. 1°   Dont on fait lecture d une voix soutenue. •   Tel écrit récité se soutint à l oreille, Qui, dans l impression au grand jour se montrant, Ne soutient pas des yeux le regard pénétrant, BOILEAU …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • recite — [ri sīt′] vt. recited, reciting [ME reciten < OFr reciter < L recitare: see RE & CITE] 1. to repeat or say aloud from or as from memory, esp. in a formal way; give a recitation on (a lesson) in class or of (a poem, speech, etc.) before an… …   English World dictionary

  • Recite — Re*cite , v. i. To repeat, pronounce, or rehearse, as before an audience, something prepared or committed to memory; to rehearse a lesson learned. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Recite — Re*cite , n. A recital. [Obs.] Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recite — early 15c., from L. recitare read aloud, repeat from memory, from re back, again (see RE (Cf. re )) + citare to summon (see CITE (Cf. cite)). Related: Recited; reciting …   Etymology dictionary

  • recite — rehearse, recount, *relate, narrate, describe, state, report Analogous words: enumerate, tell, *count, number: detail, itemize, particularize (see corresponding adjectives at CIRCUMSTANTIAL) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • recite — [v] read out loud; narrate account for, address, answer, chant, communicate, convey, declaim, delineate, deliver, describe, detail, discourse, dramatize, enact, enlarge, enumerate, expatiate, explain, give an account, give a report, give verbal… …   New thesaurus

  • recité — Recité, ée. part …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • recite — ► VERB 1) repeat aloud or declaim from memory before an audience. 2) state (names, facts, etc.) in order. DERIVATIVES recitation noun reciter noun. ORIGIN Latin recitare read out …   English terms dictionary


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