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Synonyms for citation
saɪˈteɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. citation, commendation(noun)

    an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement

    approval, credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, quotation, reference, cite

  2. citation(noun)

    (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)

    credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, quotation, reference, cite

  3. citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation(noun)

    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"

    extension, denotation, commendation, course credit, book of facts, character reference, credit rating, reference point, character, reference, mention, honorable mention, deferred payment, acknowledgement, reference book, quote, acknowledgment, credit entry, recognition, computer address, consultation, address, source, quotation, cite, point of reference, credit, reference work

  4. quotation, quote, citation(noun)

    a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

    inverted comma, credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, quotation, reference, quotation mark, cite

  5. citation(noun)

    a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding

    credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, quotation, reference, cite

  6. Citation(noun)

    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948

    credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, quotation, reference, cite


  1. citation(noun)

    quote, quotation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. citation(n.)

    summons, official call or notice

  2. citation(n.)

    quotation, extract, excerpt, quoted passage

  3. citation(n.)

    enumeration, mention

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How to use citation in a sentence?

  1. Gavin Newsom:

    I don't want to be punitive, they just want to take a rest on the beach and all of a sudden they get a citation - I don't want to see that. But if there are people thumbing their nose and taking a risk ... I think we may have to do a little bit more.

  2. Police David Sembach:

    The crowd broke up, which is what we wanted, he qualified for a notice to appear, which is what we call the citation, he was written a citation and released.

  3. Terrisa Bukovinac:

    I wanted to go do sidewalk counseling while Im working from home because I have more flexibility with my schedule now, but once I found out that there was a citation given, I didnt go because I just started a brand new job and [its] a job I love ... and I didnt know if anything like that could possibly ... be a reason for them to let me go.

  4. Donald Trump:

    It works very well for me, for the smaller airports, the (Cessna) Citation X, and for the larger airports, the Boeing 757.

  5. Officer Mason Hagenbucher:

    We would address it appropriately, and in my head -- I dont know if a citation would be appropriate.

Translations for citation

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  • تنويهArabic
  • цитиране, позоваване, цитат, призовка, изброяванеBulgarian
  • citation, citeringDanish
  • Literaturstelle, Zitierung, Zitat, ehrenvolle Erwähnung, VorladungGerman
  • παράθεση, απαρίθμηση, παραπομπή, αναφορά, εδάφιο, κατάλογος, παράθεμα, κλήτευση, εύφημος μνεία, περικοπή, μνεία, χωρίο, κλήσηGreek
  • citación, citaSpanish
  • sitaatti, viite, lainausFinnish
  • उद्धरणHindi
  • 소환Korean
  • kupu hautoaMāori
  • citaçãoPortuguese
  • citat, citareRomanian
  • [[объявление]] [[благодарность, цитирование, перечисление, цитата, ссылка, вызов, упоминание, пове́сткаRussian
  • navodSerbo-Croatian
  • சான்றுTamil
  • citationTelugu
  • การอ้างอิงThai
  • trích dẫnVietnamese
  • 引文Chinese

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