HyperDic: cite

English > 8 senses of the word cite:
VERBcommunicationcite, mention, advert, bring up, name, refermake reference to
communicationcite, mentioncommend / commend
creationcite, referencerefer to
communicationcite, quoterepeat a passage from
communicationcite, quoterefer to for illustration or proof
communicationcite, adduce, abduceadvance evidence for
communicationcite, summon, summonscall in an official matter, such as to attend court
NOUNcommunicationcite, citation, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotationa short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
cite > pronunciation
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English > cite: 8 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage.
Synonymscitation, 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
English > cite: 8 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake reference to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsmention, advert, bring up, name, refer
Narrowercommend, remembermention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship
cross-referrefer from one entry to another, as in catalogues, books, and lists
drag up, dredge upmention something unpleasant from the past
invoke, appealcite as an authority
namedroprefer to people that one assumes one's interlocutors admire in order to try to impress them
quote, citerefer to for illustration or proof
raise, bring upPut forward for consideration or discussion
remembermention favorably, as in prayer
speak of the devilmention someone's name who just then appears
touch onrefer to or discuss briefly
Broaderthink of, have in mind, meanIntend to refer to
Spanishadvertir, aludir, citar, mencionar, mentar, nombrar, referir
Catalanal·ludir, citar, esmentar, mencionar, nomenar, referir
Nounscitationa short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
citationa passage or expression that is quoted or cited / cited
citation(law) the act of citing / citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
English > cite: 8 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningcommend / commend.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelSam and Sue cite the movie
Example"he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
Synonymmention
Broadernotice, acknowledgeExpress recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
Spanishcitar, mencionar
Nounscitationan official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
English > cite: 8 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningrefer to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymreference
Categorywriting, authorship, composition, penningThe act of creating written works
Broaderwrite, compose, pen, inditeproduce a literary work
Spanishcitar, hacer referencia, nombrar, referirse
Catalancitar, fer referència, nomenar, referenciar
Nounscitationa short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
citationa passage or expression that is quoted or cited / cited
citation(law) the act of citing / citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
English > cite: 8 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningrepeat a passage from.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThe parents cite a French poem to the children; The parents cite the children a French poem
Synonymquote
Narrowermisquotequote incorrectly
Broaderrepeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retellTo say, state, or perform again
Similar toquote, citerefer to for illustration or proof
Spanishcitar
Catalancitar
Nounscitationa short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
citationa passage or expression that is quoted or cited / cited
citation(law) the act of citing / citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
English > cite: 8 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningrefer to for illustration or proof.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymquote
Broadermention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refermake reference to
Similar toquote, citerepeat a passage from
Spanishaludir, citar, mencionar
Catalancitar
English > cite: 8 senses > verb 6, communication
MeaningAdvance evidence for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsadduce, abduce
Broadertestify, bear witness, prove, evidence, showProvide evidence for
Spanishabducir, aducir
Catalanadduir
Nounscitationa short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
citationa passage or expression that is quoted or cited / cited
English > cite: 8 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningcall in an official matter, such as to attend court.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymssummon, summons
Narrowerdemandsummon to court
vouchsummon (a vouchee) into court to warrant or defend a title
Broadercall, send forOrder, request, or command to come
Spanishcitar, convocar, emplazar, invitar
Catalancitar, convocar, invitar
Nounscitationa summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding

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