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Meaning of cite

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: 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" [syn: {citation},
           {cite}, {acknowledgment}, {credit}, {reference}, {mention},
      v 1: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection
           with the invention" [syn: {mention}, {advert}, {bring up},
           {cite}, {name}, {refer}]
      2: commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
         [syn: {mention}, {cite}]
      3: refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work" [syn:
         {reference}, {cite}]
      4: repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her" [syn:
         {quote}, {cite}]
      5: refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote
         several instances of this behavior" [syn: {quote}, {cite}]
      6: advance evidence for [syn: {adduce}, {abduce}, {cite}]
      7: call in an official matter, such as to attend court [syn:
         {summon}, {summons}, {cite}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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