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[ verb ] repeat aloud from memory

Examples

"she recited a poem" "The pupil recited his lesson for the day"

Used in print

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

They hope , of_course , to reclaim the non-Catholic population to the Catholic faith , and at every Sunday Benediction they recite by_heart the `` Prayer_for_England '' :

2
[ verb ] recite in elocution

Synonyms

declaim

Used in print

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

It has been my experience to find as many men as women in church , and to hear almost everyone in church congregations reciting the Latin prayers and responses at Mass .

Related terms

perform elocute scan perorate talk

3
[ verb ] render verbally, "recite a poem"

Synonyms

retell

Examples

"retell a story"

Related terms

re-create recitation

4
[ verb ] specify individually

Examples

"She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered" "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug"

5
[ verb ] narrate or give a detailed account of

Examples

"Tell what happened" "The father told a story to his child"

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