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1. cite

verb. ['ˈsaɪt'] make reference to.

Synonyms

  • have in mind
  • touch on
  • cross-refer
  • remember
  • drag up
  • advert
  • speak of the devil
  • mean
  • dredge up
  • think of
  • refer
  • bring up
  • appeal
  • quote
  • raise
  • mention
  • namedrop
  • name
  • commend

Antonyms

  • acknowledged
  • unacknowledged
  • rejection
  • ignore

Etymology

  • citer (French)
  • citare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cite

  • disinvite
  • semi-height
  • satterwhite
  • reinvite
  • reignite
  • nonwhite
  • forthright
  • contrite
  • riunite
  • reunite
  • overwrite
  • overnite
  • overnight
  • mcwright
  • mcwhite
  • mcright
  • mcknight
  • mccright
  • macknight
  • enwright
  • despite
  • clevite
  • uptight
  • upright
  • tonite
  • tonight
  • strite
  • streit
  • sprite
  • rewrite

How do you pronounce cite?

Pronounce cite as saɪt.

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Sentences with cite


1. Adjective
When writing your essay, cite sources that agree with you.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Document or cite information according to format in this part of the process.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
There are three things to keep in mind when you cite a movie for a writing assignment.

4. Verb, base form
Participants hear a snippet of a song and try to be the first to cite the artist.

Quotes about cite


1. In quoting others, we cite ourselves.
- Julio Cortázar, Around the Day in Eighty Worlds

2. cite

verb. ['ˈsaɪt'] commend.

Synonyms

  • acknowledge
  • notice

Antonyms

  • lower
  • demote
  • start

Etymology

  • citer (French)
  • citare (Latin)

3. cite

verb. ['ˈsaɪt'] refer to.

Synonyms

  • reference
  • compose
  • write
  • pen

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • debit

Etymology

  • citer (French)
  • citare (Latin)

4. cite

verb. ['ˈsaɪt'] repeat a passage from.

Synonyms

  • repeat
  • restate
  • retell
  • ingeminate
  • reiterate
  • iterate
  • quote

Antonyms

  • unattractiveness
  • bore
  • descent
  • decrease

Etymology

  • citer (French)
  • citare (Latin)

5. cite

noun. ['ˈsaɪt'] a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage.

Synonyms

  • cross-reference
  • acknowledgment
  • quotation
  • note
  • credit
  • reference
  • mention
  • photo credit
  • notation
  • citation
  • annotation

Antonyms

  • bless
  • dissociate
  • stifle
  • worsen

Etymology

  • citer (French)
  • citare (Latin)

6. cite

verb. ['ˈsaɪt'] call in an official matter, such as to attend court.

Synonyms

  • vouch
  • summon
  • summons
  • send for
  • call

Antonyms

  • forget
  • disinherit
  • generous
  • nice

Etymology

  • citer (French)
  • citare (Latin)

7. cite

verb. ['ˈsaɪt'] refer to for illustration or proof.

Synonyms

  • mention
  • bring up
  • name
  • refer
  • quote

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • begin
  • divide
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • citer (French)
  • citare (Latin)

8. cite

verb. ['ˈsaɪt'] advance evidence for.

Synonyms

  • adduce
  • testify
  • bear witness
  • show
  • abduce
  • evidence

Antonyms

  • abnormal
  • estimable
  • rich
  • unskilled

Etymology

  • citer (French)
  • citare (Latin)
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