Cite in a sentence

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Definition of Cite

  • To call upon officially or authoritatively to appear, as before a court; to summon.
  • To urge; to enjoin.
  • To quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another.
  • To refer to or specify, as for support, proof, illustration, or confirmation.
  • To notify of a proceeding in court.
  • a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
  • call in an official matter, such as to attend court
  • advance evidence for
  • commend
  • repeat a passage from
  • refer to for illustration or proof
  • make reference to
  • refer to

How to use cite in a sentence. Cite pronunciation.

I can cite, among many others in my knowledge, a little anecdote which touched me exceedingly, and which I take much pleasure in relating, since, while it triumphantly answers the calumnies of which I have spoken, it also proves the special consideration with which his Majesty honored me, and consequently, both as a father and a faithful servant, I experience a mild satisfaction in placing it in these Memoirs.
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In view of these facts, it is dangerous to cite Shakespear's pessimism as evidence of the despair of a heart broken by the Dark Lady.
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He had well-nigh reached the end of his tether when he had the conversation with Phillipps's head factotum, Taggart, which we cite below and recommend feelingly to the consideration of every literary aspirant.
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For Borrow's final verdict on Sir Walter Scott, it is only fair to cite his _Romano Lavo-Lil_, a book on the English Gypsy Language, corresponding to his book on the _Zincali_ or Spanish Gypsies, but published more than forty years later, namely in 1874.
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No one could cite her case as proof that woman would expand liberty into license.
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We do not, indeed, in these days, as did our homely ancestors in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, cite texts of Scripture as themes for senatorial commentary or _exegesis_; but the virtual reference to scriptural principles is now a thousand times more frequent.
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But if the infidel is right, a point which I do not here discuss-but if the infidel is a man of genius, a point which I do not deny-was it not open to cite him, even though the citer were a bishop?
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What the reader sees here is but the result of bringing scattered passages into closer juxtaposition; whilst, as to the strongest (viz., the most sanguinary) sentiments here ascribed to him, it will be a sufficient evidence of my fidelity to the literal truth, if I cite three separate sentences.
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Before we take one step in replying to these arguments, let us cite two parallel cases from history: they are interesting for themselves, and they show how other armies, not Christian, have treated the self-same difficulty in practice.
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To return to England-and having cited an Oriental witness to the English character on this point, let us now cite a most observing one in the West.
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The creation was perfected in seven days; seven priests, with seven trumpets, encompassed the walls of Jericho for seven days; Noah received seven days' notice of the commencement of the deluge, and seven persons accompanied him into the ark, which rested on Mount Ararat on the seventh month; Solomon was seven years in building the temple: and there are hundreds of other instances of the prominence of this talismanic number, if there were either time or necessity to cite them.
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As an instance, we may cite the ceremonies which are to be performed by a Brahmin upon first rising from bed in the morning, an accurate account of which has been given by Mr. Colebrooke in the "Asiatic Researches.
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Eusebius cites Porphyry as saying that the ancients represented the deity by a black stone, because his nature is obscure and inscrutable.
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Anderson cites the old constitutions as saying that he encouraged the Masons, and brought many over from France and elsewhere.
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M. Southey cite dans ses notes sur Thalaba, sous le nom de Vroucolochas, comme il les appelle.
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We cite only one instance which is especially fitted to serve as a parallel to the case before us.
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We now, moreover, cite the parallel passages which serve as an explanation of the passage under consideration, and as a confirmation of the explanation which we have given.
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As examples, we cite only 1 Sam.
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The redactor, who cites the Deuteronomic law and constantly forms his judgment in accordance with it, considered (as we have learned from 1Kings iii.2) that the Bamoth were permissible prior to the building of Solomon's temple; the tabernacle therefore did not exist for him.
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We pass over a series of prophecies in a similar strain which occur regularly at the changes of dynasty in the northern kingdom, and cite only the concluding words which accompany the fall of the kingdom of the ten tribes (2Kings xvii.).
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Examples of Cite

Example #1
Napoleon was very fond of children; and having one day asked me to bring mine to him, I went to seek him.
Example #2
There were also some ill-wishers who took pleasure in saying that Napoleon was incapable of tender sentiments, and that the happiness of being a father could not penetrate this heart so filled with ambition as to exclude all else.
Example #3
There is an irrepressible gaiety of genius which enables it to bear the whole weight of the world's misery without blenching.
Example #4
There is a laugh always ready to avenge its tears of discouragement.
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Sordid and commonplace enough are the details; simple and free from every kind of inflation the language in which they are narrated.
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For this stony-hearted faddist he covered reams of paper with printers' copy; and we are told that the kind of compilation that he liked (and probably executed) best was that of _Newgate Lives and Trials_.