Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb recite

5 senses of recite

Sense 1
declaim, recite -- (recite in elocution)
       => perform, execute, do -- (carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance")

Sense 2
recite -- (repeat aloud from memory; "she recited a poem"; "The pupil recited his lesson for the day")
       => repeat, echo -- (to say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of their leaders")

Sense 3
recite, retell -- (render verbally, "recite a poem"; "retell a story")
       => re-create -- (create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale")

Sense 4
tell, narrate, recount, recite -- (narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child")
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

Sense 5
enumerate, recite, itemize, itemise -- (specify individually; "She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered"; "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug")
       => name, identify -- (give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months")

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