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 recites
"I shall consider myself Punk'd," recites a proud Ichabod in response to this unexpected lit confection.Naked Ben Franklin Christens the Campy Return of ‘Sleepy Hollow’|Amy Zimmerman|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Wednesday mornings before mass, he recites the rosary in a special prayer of liberation from the chains of the devil.
Camped outside the apartment, Buzdugan recites scenes from his favorite episodes, usually those in which Snooki beds a conquest.
A video anchor named Erin smiles like a prom queen as she recites the table of contents.
In the video, Franco recites classic pick up lines in front of a mirror set to the sounds of some deeply thespian tunes.
He wears a frilled shirt, scents himself, and recites his own poems when he hasn't been asked.Lady Connie|Mrs. Humphry Ward
Starting with the first young man at the right, each advances in turn to the front and recites.Bright Ideas for Entertaining|Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
She says Elsie has always been the brightest girl in her classes and that she recites Shakespeare quite wonderfully.The Girl from Arizona|Nina Rhoades
He recites some verses to the ladies, who smile delicious praise, and thank him through their tears.Winterslow|William Hazlitt
Every one recites the number of enemies whom he has conquered.Perils and Captivity|Charlotte-Adlade [ne Picard] Dard
Word Origin for recite
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.