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 Meanings and Examples of CITE
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cite
 v.  quote; adduce as an instance
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  Here it seems to me not out of place to cite instances of the Romans seeking assistance from religion in reforming their institutions and in carrying out their warlike designs.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII.
2  Of this I might cite numerous examples, but shall content myself with one relating to our own city.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIII.
3  Of this I shall cite two other instances happening in our own times, and in our own country.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXVIII.
4  They cite also the advice given by Hannibal to Antiochus, when the latter was meditating a war on the Romans.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII.
5  They also cite Scipio, who to shift the war from Italy, carried it into Africa.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII.
6  I might cite many modern instances to confirm these opinions, but since enough has been said to convince any fair mind, I pass them over.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXIX.
7  And though this example suffice by itself to show the disadvantage in war of divided commands, to make the matter still plainer I shall cite two further instances, one ancient and one modern.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV.
8  In proof whereof I shall cite one instance only.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXV.
9  But since in this Discourse I have referred by name to Valerius Corvinus, in my next Chapter I shall cite his words to show what manner of man a captain ought to be.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXVII.
10  But since we may read of many instances of such frauds, I shall not cite them here.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XL.
11  I shall never hesitate to cite Cesare Borgia and his actions.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII — CONCERNING AUXILIARIES, MIXED SOLDIERY, AN...
12  Rhett lacked the courage to cite these reasons for employing another nurse.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
13  Grant it, since you cite it; but, say what you will, there is no real dignity in whaling.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
14  You mistake, Fernand; it is not a law, but merely a custom, and, I pray of you, do not cite this custom in your favor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
15  "No, you can't cite them in court," he said.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  She could cite passages in the Bible from memory.
2  If you're interested I can cite a few papers on the subject that have been published in peer refereed academic journals.
3  It is important to cite examples to support your argument.
4  The devil can cite the Scriptures for his purpose.
5  This is similar to the example cited above.
6  He cited lines from Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
7  She cited three reasons why people get into debt.
8  Spain was cited as the most popular holiday destination.
9  The scientist cited vivid instances in illustration of his theory.
10  Three admirals and a top Navy civilian will be cited for failing to act on reports of sexual assaults.
11  After his death, the soldier was cited for spunk.
12  She cited a number of recent examples to support her theory.
13  The NY Times cited an unnamed committee staff member as saying that “there were salient omissions” in Feinstein's mind.
14  Why the dour outlook? Milunovich cited a few reasons. The lower-priced iPad Mini looks to be cannibalizing sales of the larger and more expensive iPad.
15  A Brazilian news report described the alleged espionage, citing Glenn Greenwald, a Brazil-based journalist who similarly obtained documents from Snowden.