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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Say aloud, usually from memory. Also: To tell in detail.

Usage examples (38)
  • I won't grow up I don't want to go to school Just to learn to be a parrot and recite a silly rule.
  • recite a poem
  • As the children variously sing, tap-dance or recite from the works of T. H.
  • Iqra, "recite," the angel had told him, and thus the stirring opening lines of the Quran -- "the recitation" -- came into being. for more
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