recite: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ri-sīt'), [key]
— v., -cit•ed, -cit•ing.
  1. to repeat the words of, as from memory, esp. in a formal manner: to recite a lesson.
  2. to repeat (a piece of poetry or prose) before an audience, as for entertainment.
  3. to give an account of: to recite one's adventures.
  4. to enumerate.
  1. to recite a lesson or part of a lesson for a teacher.
  2. to recite or repeat something from memory.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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