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Meaning & Definition of Cite in English

English

Cite

/saɪt/

noun

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • citation
  • ,
  • cite
  • ,
  • acknowledgment
  • ,
  • credit
  • ,
  • reference
  • ,
  • mention
  • ,
  • quotation

verb

1. Make reference to

  • "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
    synonym:
  • mention
  • ,
  • advert
  • ,
  • bring up
  • ,
  • cite
  • ,
  • name
  • ,
  • refer

2. Commend

  • "He was cited for his outstanding achievements"
    synonym:
  • mention
  • ,
  • cite

3. Refer to

  • "He referenced his colleagues' work"
    synonym:
  • reference
  • ,
  • cite

4. Repeat a passage from

  • "He quoted the bible to her"
    synonym:
  • quote
  • ,
  • cite

5. Refer to for illustration or proof

  • "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
    synonym:
  • quote
  • ,
  • cite

6. Advance evidence for

    synonym:
  • adduce
  • ,
  • abduce
  • ,
  • cite

7. Call in an official matter, such as to attend court

    synonym:
  • summon
  • ,
  • summons
  • ,
  • cite