Meaning of CITE in English


[ sʌɪt ]

■ verb

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.


citable adjective


ME: from OFr. ~r , from L. citare , from ciere , cire 'to call'.

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