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Definition of Recite


  1. To repeat, as something already prepared, written down, committed to memory, or the like; to deliver from a written or printed document, or from recollection; to rehearse; as, to recite the words of an author, or of a deed or covenant.
  2. To tell over; to go over in particulars; to relate; to narrate; as, to recite past events; to recite the particulars of a voyage.
  3. To rehearse, as a lesson to an instructor.
  4. To state in or as a recital. See Recital, 5.
  5. To repeat, pronounce, or rehearse, as before an audience, something prepared or committed to memory; to rehearse a lesson learned.
  6. A recital.
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Recite Translations

recite in Danish is recitere
recite in Dutch is voordragen, declameren
recite in German is vortragen
recite in Latin is reddo, recito
recite in Spanish is declamar, recitar