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  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recite  \Re*cite"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Recited};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Reciting}.]  [F.  r['e]citer,  fr  L.  recitare  recitatum 
  pref.  re-  re-  +  citare  to  call  or  name  to  cite.  See  {Cite}.] 
  1.  To  repeat,  as  something  already  prepared,  written  down 
  committed  to  memory,  or  the  like  to  deliver  from  a 
  written  or  printed  document,  or  from  recollection;  to 
  rehearse;  as  to  recite  the  words  of  an  author,  or  of  a 
  deed  or  covenant. 
  2.  To  tell  over  to  go  over  in  particulars;  to  relate;  to 
  narrate;  as  to  recite  past  events;  to  recite  the 
  particulars  of  a  voyage. 
  3.  To  rehearse,  as  a  lesson  to  an  instructor. 
  4.  (Law)  To  state  in  or  as  a  recital.  See  {Recital},  5. 
  Syn:  To  rehearse;  narrate;  relate;  recount;  describe; 
  recapitulate;  detail;  number;  count 

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