Synonyms for cite
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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote
To allege is formally to state as true or capable of proof, but without proving. To adduce, literally to lead to, is to bring the evidence up to what has been alleged. Adduce is a secondary word; nothing can be adduced in evidence till something has been stated or alleged, which the evidence is to sustain. An alleged fact stands open to question or doubt. To speak of an alleged document, an alleged will, an alleged crime, is either to question, or at least very carefully to refrain from admitting, that the document exists, that the will is genuine, or that the crime has been committed. Alleged is, however, respectful; to speak of the "so-called" will or deed, etc., would be to cast discredit upon the document, and imply that the speaker was ready to brand it as unquestionably spurious; alleged simply concedes nothing and leaves the question open. To produce is to bring forward, as, for instance, papers or persons. Adduce is not used of persons; of them we say introduce or produce. When an alleged criminal is brought to trial, the counsel on either side are accustomed to advance a theory, and adduce the strongest possible evidence in its support; they will produce documents and witnesses, cite precedents, assign reasons, introduce suggestions, offer pleas. The accused will usually assert his innocence. Compare STATE.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.8 / 4 votes
Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 2 votes
citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotationverb
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, citation, honorable mention, deferred payment, acknowledgement, reference book, quote, acknowledgment, credit entry, recognition, computer address, consultation, address, source, quotation, point of reference, credit, reference work
mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, referverb
make reference to
"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
come to, touch, relate, give ear, concern, put forward, reference, consult, pertain, adduce, summons, abduce, elevate, key out, describe, appoint, pay heed, refer, call down, have-to doe with, conjure, lift, make, observe, arouse, key, remark, bring up, call, list, quote, conjure up, nurture, reboot, boot, advert, touch on, look up, constitute, summon, raise, identify, stir, get up, nominate, bear on, call forth, invoke, name, attend, mention, hang, evoke, rear, denote, distinguish, parent, allude, diagnose, discover, note
"he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
"he referenced his colleagues' work"
repeat a passage from
"He quoted the Bible to her"
refer to for illustration or proof
"He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
adduce, abduce, citeverb
advance evidence for
summon, summons, citeverb
call in an official matter, such as to attend court
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote
What does CITE stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the CITE acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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I can cite the rules, but it's up to the court and the court will often take some very shaky cases because an issue is important. I honestly think this won't affect the court much.
To cite Enzo Ferrari, we will always sell one less Ferrari than the market wants, that's a policy that will never change.
I attempted to appropriately cite and acknowledge all sources in `America the Beautiful,' but inadvertently missed some, i apologize, and I am working with my editors to rectify the situation.
Two weeks before this murder, Santa Maria police officers arrested him for possession of meth, and you know what we had to do? We had to cite him out. That's the problem with this system. This is not just in Santa Maria. This is all over the state of California and all over the United States.
The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
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