to give an oral or written account of in some detail <recited the funny story of how he and his girlfriend met> Related Words deliver
, reel off
, let on
to give from memory <after all these years, she's still able to recite the poems she learned as a child>
to specify one after another <the Declaration of Independence recites a long list of grievances against King George III> Related Words outline
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