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Synonyms for cite

Synonyms for (noun) cite

Synonyms: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage Usage: 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

Similar words: annotation, notation, note Definition: a comment or instruction (usually added) Usage: his notes were appended at the end of the article; he added a short notation to the address on the envelope

Synonyms for (verb) cite

Synonyms: summon, summons, cite Definition: call in an official matter, such as to attend court

Similar words: call, send for Definition: order, request, or command to come Usage: She was called into the director's office; Call the police!

Synonyms: abduce, adduce, cite Definition: advance evidence for

Similar words: bear witness, prove, show, testify, evidence Definition: provide evidence for Usage: The blood test showed that he was the father; Her behavior testified to her incompetence

Synonyms: cite, mention Definition: commend Usage: he was cited for his outstanding achievements

Similar words: notice, acknowledge Definition: express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with Usage: He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway; She acknowledged his complement with a smile; it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing

Synonyms: cite, quote Definition: repeat a passage from Usage: He quoted the Bible to her

Similar words: ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell Definition: to say, state, or perform again Usage: She kept reiterating her request

Synonyms: quote, cite Definition: refer to for illustration or proof Usage: He said he could quote several instances of this behavior

Similar words: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer Definition: make reference to Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

Synonyms: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer Definition: make reference to Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

Similar words: have in mind, think of, mean Definition: intend to refer to Usage: I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France; Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!

Synonyms: cite, reference Definition: refer to Usage: he referenced his colleagues' work

Similar words: compose, write, indite, pen Definition: produce a literary work Usage: She composed a poem; He wrote four novels