Synonyms and Antonyms of citation
1 a formal expression of praise the citation for the Nobel Prize winner noted his major contributions to quantum theory Synonyms accolade, encomium, commendation, dithyramb, eulogium, eulogy, homage, hymn, paean, panegyric, salutation, tributeRelated Words award, decoration, dedication, honor, prize; acclaim, acclamation, laudation; applause, plaudit(s); bravo, hallelujah, kudo; approval, cachet, compliment, recommendationNear Antonyms censure, condemnation, denunciation, indictment, rebuke, reprimand, reproof; admonition, correction, harangue, lecture, sermon
2 a formal recognition of an achievement or praiseworthy deed a police officer who has received several citations for his work with troubled youths in the city Synonyms acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), commendation, mentionRelated Words decoration, medal, ribbon; accolade, award, honor, kudo, prize, tribute; dedication
3 a passage referred to, repeated, or offered as an example in your paper be sure to include citations to back up any points you make about the play Synonyms quotation, quoteRelated Words allusion, reference; excerpt, extract; line, part, section; snippet
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