reciter


reciter

verb (used with object), re·cit·ed, re·cit·ing.

  1. to repeat the words of, as from memory, especially 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.

verb (used without object), re·cit·ed, re·cit·ing.

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

verb

  1. to repeat (a poem, passage, etc) aloud from memory before an audience, teacher, etc
  2. (tr) to give a detailed account of
  3. (tr) to enumerate (examples, etc)
v.

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.

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