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recite

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of recite

  1. 1 to give an oral or written account of in some detail <recited the funny story of how he and his girlfriend met> Synonyms chart, chronicle, describe, narrate, tell, recount, rehearse, relate, reportRelated Words deliver, give, reel off, state, utter, voice; detail, enumerate, itemize, particularize; bare, disclose, divulge, expose, let on (about), reveal; delineate, depict, express, render, sketch

  2. 2 to give from memory <after all these years, she's still able to recite the poems she learned as a child> Synonyms repeat, reel off, sayRelated Words con, learn, memorize, study; declaim, mouth, orate, speakNear Antonyms read

  3. 3 to specify one after another <the Declaration of Independence recites a long list of grievances against King George III> Synonyms detail, itemize, list, numerate, enumerate, reel off, rehearse, tick (off)Related Words outline; tabulate, tally; catalog (or catalogue), inventory; chart, diagram, graph; calculate, compute, estimate, figure, reckon; cite, mention, nameNear Antonyms generalize




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