verb (used with object), cit·ed, cit·ing.
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Origin of cite1
historical usage of cite
Citāre is a frequentative verb from the simple verb ciēre “to move, call, rouse, excite, provoke (disturbances, war), call upon.” Ciēre derives from a variant stem of the Proto-Indo-European root kēi- “to set in motion, be in motion.” The Greek verb kíein “to start moving” (used only in poetry) is from the same variant.
Kī-n, another (suffixed) variant of kēi-, is the root of the Greek verb kineîn “to move, shake, drive, drive away,” with the derivative nouns kínēsis and kínēma. In English, kinesis is a term used in physiology for the movement of an organism in response to a stimulus, such as light; the English noun cinema is an expensive word for movie or movies or the movies.
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Example sentences from the Web for cite
The investigation, cited by the lawmakers who introduced the legislation, also found that school employees sometimes physically restrained children not because there was an emergency but out of frustration or as punishment.National Ban on School Use of Seclusion and Restraint of Students Introduced in Congress|by Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica and Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Two outgoing supervisors, on the other hand, cited privacy concerns for their decision to keep the case going.Morning Report: County Digs in to Keep COVID Data Private|Voice of San Diego|November 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In that case, the state was refusing to release records on similar grounds as Boeing is refusing to now, citing its role as party to an NTSB investigation.The Boeing 737 MAX Is Cleared to Fly. Families of People Who Died on the Planes Wait for Answers.|by Alec MacGillis|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Supervisor Jim Desmond declined to comment, citing the appeal being in closed session.County Officials Dig in to Keep COVID-19 Info Private|Sara Libby and Jared Whitlock|November 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
So a lot of these studies and I’m not familiar on the one you cited, are actually broader than Twitter.
Earlier in the year, TMZ alleged, citing a police report, that a hotel room spat between the two left Nicki with a busted lip.Nicki Minaj Bares Her Own Vulnerability on ‘The Pinkprint’|Rawiya Kameir|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The alleged plan was first reported in the British publication Express, citing anonymous security sources.
When the day of the meeting came, Jenkins showed up, but Rahall did not, and sent his campaign manager, citing a “conflict”.
The agency did not answer questions about whether either happened with Spinal Solutions, citing an ongoing investigation.
(PDF) Once in office, however, Carter reneged on this promise, citing simply “defense implications.”
But what shall we say when we find Mr. Gladstone citing the Latin thalamus in support of this antiquated theory?Myths and Myth-Makers|John Fiske
Skeat explains this form as fallen with an excrescent d, due to Scandinavian influence, citing also Bk.
Skeat has a note on this word explaining renk as a rank of fighting men, and citing the plur.
I had a beard when thou was brought forth, remonstrated the old man, citing the national law.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, January 1883|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
What I am trying to do is to prove, by citing history, that a supernatural order and a merely human state can not pull together.The Church In Politics--Americans Beware!|M. M. Mangasarian