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Synonyms for recite
rɪˈsaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. declaim, recite(verb)

    recite in elocution

    Synonyms:
    recount, declaim, retell, enumerate, inveigh, tell, itemize, itemise, narrate

  2. recite(verb)

    repeat aloud from memory

    "she recited a poem"; "The pupil recited his lesson for the day"

    Synonyms:
    recount, retell, enumerate, declaim, tell, itemize, itemise, narrate

  3. recite, retell(verb)

    render verbally, "recite a poem"

    "retell a story"

    Synonyms:
    recount, ingeminate, fictionalise, iterate, reiterate, retell, repeat, enumerate, fictionalize, restate, declaim, tell, itemize, itemise, narrate

  4. tell, narrate, recount, recite(verb)

    narrate or give a detailed account of

    "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"

    Synonyms:
    distinguish, itemise, differentiate, say, recount, tell, state, narrate, evidence, retell, assure, itemize, severalise, declaim, enjoin, severalize, secernate, secern, tell apart, separate, order, enumerate

  5. enumerate, recite, itemize, itemise(verb)

    specify individually

    "She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered"; "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug"

    Synonyms:
    retell, itemize, itemise, enumerate, numerate, number, recount, declaim, tell, count, narrate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recite

    To quote is to give an author's words, either exactly, as in direct quotation, or in substance, as in indirect quotation; to cite is, etymologically, to call up a passage, as a witness is summoned. In citing a passage its exact location by chapter, page, or otherwise, must be given, so that it can be promptly called into evidence; in quoting, the location may or may not be given, but the words or substance of the passage must be given. In citing, neither the author's words nor his thought may be given, but simply the reference to the location where they may be found. To quote, in the proper sense, is to give credit to the author whose words are employed. To paraphrase is to state an author's thought more freely than in indirect quotation, keeping the substance of thought and the order of statement, but changing the language, and commonly interweaving more or less explanatory matter as if part of the original writing. One may paraphrase a work with worthy motive for homiletic, devotional, or other purposes (as in the metrical versions of the Psalms), or he may plagiarize atrociously in the form of paraphrase, appropriating all that is valuable in another's thought, with the hope of escaping detection by change of phrase. To plagiarize is to quote without credit, appropriating another's words or thought as one's own. To recite or repeat is usually to quote orally, tho recite is applied in legal phrase to a particular statement of facts which is not a quotation; a kindred use obtains in ordinary speech; as, to recite one's misfortunes.

    Synonyms:
    cite, excerpt, extract, paraphrase, plagiarize, quote, repeat

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recite

    Synonyms:
    narrate, recapitulate, say by heart, repeat, rehearse, quote, speak, tell, recount, enumerate

    Antonyms:
    misquote, misdeliver, misrecount, misrenumerate, misrepresent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recite(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    repeat, rehearse, say by heart, repeat by note

  2. recite(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    narrate, relate, tell

  3. recite(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    enumerate, tell over

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. recite(v)

    Synonyms:
    relate, recount, repeat, deliver, cantillate

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How to use recite in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The Quran is only such a holy book, which Muslims, whether man, woman, child or elder ones, recite every second and everywhere in this universe by heart, and verbally without reading all its verses. As a fact, Quran executes not only and mainly respect for the entire humanity, it also teaches love, equality, empathy, justice, honesty, harmony, tolerance, forgiveness, and peace. However, it also describes and allows the Tit for Tat, but it defines that forgiveness is a great attitude as well. If one feels a friendly feeling, whether Muslim or non-Muslim; it understands the Quran precisely and accurately; otherwise, the collapse of mutual respect becomes inevitable. Indeed, wrong conduct and interpretation penetrate one's thought, mindset, and character, not the essence of words and the meaning of the Quran in its right and correct context and concept.

  2. Mohammed Tarafdar:

    I was chained to a tree and beaten by members of the cow protection force. They forced me to recite a Hindu prayer, my religion permits me to eat and sell beef, so why should Hindus have a problem?

  3. The Pope:

    My doctrine ... this is the social doctrine of the Church. Nothing more, nothing less, and if I have to recite the Credo, I will do it.

  4. Debra Tice:

    In the video, Debra Tice wasbound andblindfolded and at one point forced to recite a prayer in broken Arabic. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP There has been no word on Tices whereabouts since the video was made public.Tices family said they, and other credible sources, believe he is still alive. The question is who is going to stand in the way of the President of the United States bringing our son home ? and who would want to do that ?

  5. Clifford Villanueva Villalon:

    Do what is right. Uphold what is right. Recite your prayer every night. Handle everything with care. Acknowledge everybody's help. Make good memories of yourself to everybody.


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