Cite

Definition of Cite

v. t.1.To call upon officially or authoritatively to appear, as before a court; to summon.
[imp. & p. p. Cited; p. pr. & vb. n. Citing]
The cited dead,
Of all past ages, to the general doom
Shall hasten.
- Milton.
Cited by finger of God.
- De Quincey.
2.To urge; to enjoin.
3.To quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another.
The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
- Shak.
4.To refer to or specify, as for support, proof, illustration, or confirmation.
The imperfections which you have cited.
- Shak.
5.To bespeak; to indicate.
6.(Law) To notify of a proceeding in court.

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