Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!



Noun citation has 6 senses
  1. citation, commendation - an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
    --1 is a kind of award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels
    Derived form: verb cite2
  2. citation - (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
    --2 is a kind of
    speech act
    Derived forms: verb cite3, verb cite4, verb cite1
  3. citation, 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"
    --3 is a kind of note, annotation, notation
    --3 has particulars: photo credit; cross-reference, cross-index
    Derived forms: verb cite3, verb cite6, verb cite4, verb cite1
  4. quotation, quote, citation - a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    --4 is a kind of excerpt, extract, selection
    --4 has particulars: epigraph; mimesis; misquotation
    Derived forms: verb cite3, verb cite6, verb cite4, verb cite1
  5. citation - a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding
    --5 is a kind of
    summons, process
    Derived form: verb cite7
  6. Citation - thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948
    --6 is a kind of
citable citade citadel citadel citadle citando citarum citate citation citation form citations citazionista cite cite noun cited citedal citellus

Sponsored (shop thru our affiliate link to help maintain this site):

Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus