verb (used with object), re·cit·ed, re·cit·ing.
verb (used without object), re·cit·ed, re·cit·ing.
Origin of recite
Examples from the Web for recited
There is nothing we can do to stop gun violence, they recited; guns don't kill people, people do.How the Gun Nuts Try to Excuse Away the Santa Barbara Slaughter—and Why They’re All Wrong|Cliff Schecter|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, we met him at the Holocaust Memorial in Drancy, where he recited the opening verses of the Qur'an.
Swinton did alternating poses as she recited the fashion pantheon: Paul Poiret.Tilda Swinton and Oliver Saillard Perform the Creation of Fashion in ‘Eternity Dress’|Sarah Moroz|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sher recited the first kalima in sterling Arabic and the crowd dispersed.
Gordon recited a litany of threats to Israel from Egypt, Hamas, Lebanon, Hezbollah, Syria, and especially Iran.Meet The Husband and Wife Novelists Talking Israel to The Christian Right|Sarah Posner|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After this some prayers are recited, and a sacrifice is offered.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
And the guest took the cup of wine from my father's hand, and recited a Kiddush.Yiddish Tales|Various
Laddie, aged eleven, do you remember how you studied and recited "King Henry of Navarre" every poetry hour for a year?Poems Every Child Should Know|Various
At noon, the assembly having convened, four pundits came out successively and recited Sanskrit texts.The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study|Jean-Marie Guyau
Amy recited the "descriptions" within whose boundaries lay the bulk of the claims.The Rules of the Game|Stewart Edward White
British Dictionary definitions for recited
Word Origin for recite
Word Origin and History for recited
early 15c., from Old French reciter (12c.) and directly from Latin recitare "read aloud, read out, repeat from memory, declaim," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + citare "to summon" (see cite). Related: Recited; reciting.