|1.||[ verb ] make reference to|
|Synonyms:||mention refer name bring_up advert|
: "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
|Related terms:||think_of invoke touch_on reference speak_of_the_devil cross-refer raise drag_up remember commend namedrop mention citation quotation citation mentioner|
|2.||[ verb ] commend|
"he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
|Related terms:||praise notice citation|
|3.||[ verb ] (writing) refer to for illustration or proof|
"He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
|Related terms:||write mention writing quote citation reference|
|4.||[ verb ] repeat a passage from|
"He quoted the Bible to her
|Related terms:||repeat misquote reference quotation citation quotation|
|5.||[ verb ] advance evidence for|
|Related terms:||testify quotation|
|6.||[ verb ] call in an official matter, such as to attend court|
|Synonyms:||summon call_for summons|
|Related terms:||call vouch demand vouch_in citation|