Last modified on 2 June 2014, at 11:18
See also: cité

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French citer, from Latin citare (to cause to move, excite, summon), frequentive of ciēre (to rouse, excite, call).

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VerbEdit

cite (third-person singular simple present cites, present participle citing, simple past and past participle cited)

  1. To quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another.
  2. To list the source(s) from which one took information, words or literary or verbal context.
  3. To summon officially or authoritatively to appear in court.

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NounEdit

cite (plural cites)

  1. (informal) A citation.
    We used the number of cites as a rough measure of the significance of each published paper.

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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

cite

  1. first-person singular present indicative of citer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of citer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of citer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of citer
  5. second-person singular imperative of citer

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

cite

  1. vocative masculine singular of citus

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French cité, from Latin civitas

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cite (plural cites)

  1. city

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

cite

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of citar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of citar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of citar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of citar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

cite

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of citar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of citar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of citar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of citar.