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Pronunciation: (ri-sīt'), [key]
v., -cit•ed, -cit•ing.

1. to repeat the words of, as from memory, esp. in a formal manner: to recite a lesson.
2. to repeat (a piece of poetry or prose) before an audience, as for entertainment.
3. to give an account of: to recite one's adventures.
4. to enumerate.

1. to recite a lesson or part of a lesson for a teacher.
2. to recite or repeat something from memory.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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