Search Result:cite

KK Pronunciation

〔 saIt 〕


〔 sait 〕

Overview of noun cite

The noun cite has 1 sense

  • citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation -- (a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "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")

Overview of verb cite

The verb cite has 7 senses

  • mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer -- (make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention")

  • mention, cite -- (commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements")

  • reference, cite -- (refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work")

  • quote, cite -- (repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her")

  • quote, cite -- (refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior")

  • adduce, abduce, cite -- (advance evidence for)

  • summon, summons, cite -- (call in an official matter, such as to attend court)