Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun recitation

4 senses of recitation

Sense 1
recitation -- (written matter that is recited from memory)
       => matter -- (written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane")

Sense 2
recitation, recital, reading -- (a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance; "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems")
       => public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentation -- (delivering an address to a public audience; "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking")

Sense 3
course session, class period, recitation -- (a regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study)
       => session -- (a meeting devoted to a particular activity; "a filming session"; "a gossip session")

Sense 4
exercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitation -- (systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect")
       => training, preparation, grooming -- (activity leading to skilled behavior)

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