Definitions For Cite


  • A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage


  • Call in an official matter, such as to attend court
  • Advance evidence for
  • Commend
  • Repeat a passage from
  • Refer to for illustration or proof
  • Make reference to
  • Refer to
  • To write or say the words of (a book, author, etc.)
  • To mention (something) especially as an example or to support an idea or opinion
  • To order (someone) to appear before a court of law

Is Cite a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Cite is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cite in a Sentence

  • The article cites several experts on the subject.
  • The museum had often been cited as an example of successful fund-raising.
  • He cited evidence suggesting she was in the area when the crime was committed.

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