RECI'TE, v.t. [L. recito; re and cito, to call or name.]1. To rehearse; to repeat the words of another or of a writing; as, to recite the words of an author or of a deed or covenant.2. In writing, to copy; as, the words of a deed are recited in the pleading.3. To tell over; to relate; to narrate; as to recite past events; to recite the particulars of a voyage.4. To rehearse, as a lesson to an instructor. 5. To enumerate.
RECI'TE, v.i. To rehearse a lesson. The class will recite at eleven o'clock.