Definition of citation


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • citation is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 10 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • citation is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 12 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of citation

  • a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage (noun)

    Examples

    1. the student's essay failed to list several important citations

    Synonyms

    1. acknowledgment
    2. cite
    3. credit
    4. mention
    5. quotation
    6. reference

  • a passage or expression that is quoted or cited (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. quotation
    2. quote

  • an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. commendation

  • a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding (noun)

  • (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.) (noun)

  • thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948 (noun)

See definition of citation in Merriam Webster