Meaning of CITE in English

CITE

v.tr.

1. adduce as an instance.

2 quote (a passage, book, or author) in support of an argument etc.

3 mention in an official dispatch.

4 summon to appear in a lawcourt.

Derivatives:

citable adj.

Etymology: ME f. F f. L citare f. ciere set moving

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.