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recites

verb
present tense third-person singular of recite

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1 to give an oral or written account of in some detail
  • recited the funny story of how he and his girlfriend met

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2 to give from memory
  • after all these years, she's still able to recite the poems she learned as a child

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3 to specify one after another
  • the Declaration of Independence recites a long list of grievances against King George III

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  • generalizes
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“Recites.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recites. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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