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cite -- as in: cited from the President's speech
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as in: cited from the President's speech Define
to quote someone (to make a point)
  • She cited Polonius’ advice to his son from Shakespeare’s Hamlet: "Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice."
  • The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • In particular he cited the Treaty’s provision permitting America’s armed vessels to cruise in search of suspected slavers.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
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as in: references cited in the endnotes Define
to mention a source of information -- usually as proof or an example that supports an idea
as in: cited from the President's speech Define
to quote someone (to make a point)
as in: cited for valor Define
commend or praise publicly -- especially someone in the military
as in: cited for speeding Define
to officially mention someone in a legal matter - especially to charge someone with breaking the law or to demand they appear in court
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