See also: récite, récité, and recité

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Etymology

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From Middle English reciten, from Old French reciter, from Latin recitare.

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recite (third-person singular simple present recites, present participle reciting, simple past and past participle recited)

  1. (transitive) To repeat aloud (some passage, poem or other text previously memorized, or in front of one's eyes), often before an audience.
    Janice is able to recite pi to 100 decimals.
  2. (transitive) To list or enumerate something.
  3. (intransitive) To deliver a recitation.

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Italian

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Noun

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recite f

  1. plural of recita

Portuguese

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recite

  1. inflection of recitar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

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Verb

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recite

  1. inflection of recitar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative