Synonyms and Antonyms of cite

  1. 1 to give as an example cited several experts' opinions to back up her argument Synonyms adduce, quote, instance, mentionRelated Words exemplify, represent; advert (to), illustrate, instance, name, refer (to), specify, touch (on or upon); bear out, corroborate, document, substantiate, validate; reference, source

  2. 2 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically cited a number of similar instances of people surviving plane crashes Synonyms advert (to), mention, drop, instance, name, note, notice, quote, refer (to), specify, touch (on or upon)Related Words allude (to), hint (at), imply, indicate, infer, intend, intimate, suggest; point (out), signal, signify; denominate, designate; indicate; bring up, broach, interject, interpolate, interpose, introduce; infiltrate, insinuate, worm; advertise, announce, broadcast, declare, proclaim, pronounce, publicize, publish, sound; clarify, clear (up), elucidate, explain, explicate, spell outNear Antonyms disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight

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a brief usually trivial fact

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