cite, n. See CITATION(3).

cite, vb.

1. To summon before a court of law (the witness was cited for contempt).

2. To refer to or adduce as precedent or authority (counsel then cited the appropriate statutory provision).

3. To commend or honor (the soldier was cited for bravery).

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