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

Google
 

cite

 
Verb cite has 7 senses
  1. mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer - make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
    --1 is one way to think of, have in mind, mean
    Derived forms: noun citation2, noun citation4, noun citation3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. mention, cite - commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
    --2 is one way to notice, acknowledge
    Derived form: noun citation1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue cite the movie
  3. reference, cite - refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work"
    --3 is one way to write, compose, pen, indite
    Derived forms: noun citation2, noun citation4, noun citation3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. quote, cite - repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her"
    --4 is one way to repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell
    Derived forms: noun citation2, noun citation4, noun citation3
    Sample sentences:
    The parents cite a French poem to the children
    The parents cite the children a French poem
  5. quote, cite - refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
    --5 is one way to mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  6. adduce, abduce, cite - advance evidence for
    --6 is one way to testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show
    Derived forms: noun citation4, noun citation3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. summon, summons, cite - call in an official matter, such as to attend court
    --7 is one way to call, send for
    Derived form: noun citation5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
WordNet-Online
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus