Textual thesaurus for "cite"

(noun) mention, quotation, reference, citation, acknowledgment, credit

a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

the student's essay failed to list several important citations; the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book; the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

(verb) summon, summons

call in an official matter, such as to attend court

(verb) abduce, adduce

advance evidence for

(verb) mention


he was cited for his outstanding achievements

(verb) quote

repeat a passage from

He quoted the Bible to her

(verb) quote

refer to for illustration or proof

He said he could quote several instances of this behavior

(verb) name, bring up, advert, mention, refer

make reference to

His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

(verb) reference

refer to

he referenced his colleagues' work