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cite

 
 
pronunciation:
saIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: cites, citing, cited
definition: to use the words of someone else; quote.
Max cited a history book and a Web page in his report on civil rights.
similar words:
excerpt, mention, note, present
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The words cite, sight, and site all sound alike but have different meanings.
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The word cite contains the following part:
cit, -cite Latin root that means rouse, set in motion
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