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recite (v.)

early 15c., "state something" (in legal proceedings); mid-15c., "relate the facts or particulars of," from Old French reciter (12c.) and directly from Latin recitare "read aloud, read out, repeat from memory, declaim," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + citare "to summon" (see cite). Intransitive sense of "make a recitation, repeat something from memory" is by 1742. Related: Recited; reciting.

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Definitions of recite from WordNet

recite (v.)
recite in elocution;
Synonyms: declaim
recite (v.)
repeat aloud from memory;
she recited a poem
The pupil recited his lesson for the day
recite (v.)
render verbally;
recite a poem
Synonyms: retell
recite (v.)
narrate or give a detailed account of;
Synonyms: tell / narrate / recount
recite (v.)
specify individually;
The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug
Synonyms: enumerate / itemize / itemise
From wordnet.princeton.edu