HyperDic: recite

English > 5 senses of the word recite:
VERBcommunicationrecite, declaimrecite in elocution
communicationreciterepeat aloud from memory
creationrecite, retellrender verbally, "recite a poem"
communicationrecite, tell, narrate, recountnarrate or give a detailed account of
communicationrecite, enumerate, itemize, itemisespecify individually
recite > pronunciation
Soundsrahsay't
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > recite: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningrecite in elocution.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymdeclaim
Entailstalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Narrowerelocutedeclaim in an elocutionary manner
peroratedeliver an oration in grandiloquent style
scanread metrically
Broaderperform, execute, docarry out or perform an action
Spanishdeclamar, recitar
Catalandeclamar, recitar
Nounsrecitationa public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance
English > recite: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningrepeat aloud from memory.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "she recited a poem"
  • "The pupil recited his lesson for the day"
Narrowercountname or recite the numbers in ascending order
rattle down, rattle off, reel off, spiel off, roll offrecite volubly or extravagantly
sayrecite or repeat a fixed text
spell, spell outOrally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
Broaderrepeat, echoTo say / say again or imitate
Spanishnarrar, recitar
Catalannarrar, recitar
Nounsrecitationwritten matter that is recited from memory
English > recite: 5 senses > verb 3, creation
MeaningRender verbally, "recite a poem".
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymretell
Broaderre-createcreate anew
Spanishnarrar, recitar
Catalannarrar, recitar
Nounsrecitation, recitala public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance
English > recite: 5 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningnarrate or give a detailed account of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThe parents recite a French poem to the children
Synonymstell, narrate, recount
Narrowercracktell spontaneously
relateGive an account of
rhapsodize, rhapsodiserecite a rhapsody
yarntell or spin a yarn
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishcontar, explicar, narrar, recontar, relatar
Catalancontar, explicar, narrar
Nounsrecitalthe act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
recitala detailed account or description of something
English > recite: 5 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningSpecify individually.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug"
Synonymsenumerate, itemize, itemise
Narrowerlist, nameGive or make a list of
Broadername, identifyGive the name or identifying characteristics / characteristics of
Spanishenumerar
Catalanenumerar

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