Noun Definition


1.Definition: (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)

Category: General

2.Definition: a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

Related Noun(s):quotation, quote

Category: General

3.Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

"The student's essay failed to list several important citations", "The acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book", "The article includes mention of similar clinical cases"

Related Noun(s):acknowledgment, cite, credit, mention, quotation, reference

Category: General

4.Definition: a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding

Category: General

5.Definition: an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement

Related Noun(s):commendation

Category: General

6.Definition: thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948

Category: Animals