Meaning of CITE in English
[ sʌɪt ]
1》 quote (a book or author) as evidence for an argument.
↘mention as an example.
2》 mention (someone, especially a soldier) in an official report for a praiseworthy act.
3》 Law summon to appear in a law court.
ME: from OFr. ~r , from L. citare , from ciere , cire 'to call'.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004