HyperDic: citation

English > 6 senses of the word citation / Citation:
NOUNcommunicationcitation, commendationan official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
communicationcitation(law) the act of citing / citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
communicationcitation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotationa short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
communicationcitation, quotation, quotea passage or expression that is quoted or cited / cited
communicationcitationa summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding
animalCitationthoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948
citation / Citation > pronunciation
Soundssaytey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > citation: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement.
Synonymcommendation
Broaderaward, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Verbscitecommend / commend
English > citation: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(law) the act of citing / citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.).
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Verbscitemake reference to
citerepeat a passage from
citerefer to
English > citation: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage.
Example"the student's essay failed to list several important citations"
Synonymscite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation
Narrowercross-reference, cross-indexA reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
photo creditA note acknowledging the source of a published photograph
Broadernote, annotation, notationA comment or instruction (usually added)
Spanishcita, mención, referencia, remisión
Catalancitació, cita, menció, remissió
Verbscitemake reference to
citerepeat a passage from
citeadvance evidence for
citerefer to
English > citation: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA passage or expression that is quoted or cited / cited.
Synonymsquotation, quote
NarrowerepigraphA quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing
mimesisThe representation of another person's words in a speech
misquotation, misquoteAn incorrect quotation
Broaderexcerpt, excerption, extract, selectionA passage selected from a larger / larger work
Spanishcitación, cita
Catalancitació, cita
Verbscitemake reference to
citerepeat a passage from
citeadvance evidence for
citerefer to
English > citation: 6 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadersummons, processA writ issued by authority of law
Spanishauto de comparecencia, citación
Catalanacte de compareixença, citació de compareixença
Verbscitecall in an official matter, such as to attend court
English > Citation: 6 senses > noun 6, animal
Meaningthoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948.
Instance ofthoroughbredA racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares

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