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Definition of Cite


  1. To call upon officially or authoritatively to appear, as before a court; to summon.
  2. To urge; to enjoin.
  3. To quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another.
  4. To refer to or specify, as for support, proof, illustration, or confirmation.
  5. To bespeak; to indicate.
  6. To notify of a proceeding in court.

Cite Quotations

One can cite cases of Negroes who opposed emancipation and denounced the abolitionists.
Carter G. Woodson

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
William Shakespeare

All too often when liberals cite statistics, they forget the statisticians' warning that correlation is not causation.
Thomas Sowell

The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful... or fun for that matter.
Dave Mustaine

Rather than dividing the world between good and evil, the Left divided the world in terms of economics. Economic classes, not moral values, explained human behavior. Therefore, to cite a common example, poverty, not one's moral value system, or lack of it, caused crime.
Dennis Prager
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Cite Translations

cite in Afrikaans is aanhaal
cite in Danish is citere
cite in Dutch is noemen, aanhalen, citeren
cite in Finnish is siteerata
cite in German is zitieren
cite in Italian is citare
cite in Latin is laudo
cite in Spanish is citar, mencionar
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