- 1The action of repeating something aloud from memory: the recitation of traditional poemsMore example sentences
recital, saying aloud, reading aloud, declaiming, declamation, rendering, rendition, delivery, performanceaccount, description, narration, narrative, story, tale, history; recapitulation, rehearsal, run through• rare recountalreading, passage, piece, something known off by heart; poem, verse, monologue• informal one's party piece
- Qualified undergraduates are in the best position to help students in recitations.
- Without further ado, he was allowed to continue his recitation of Belli's poetry.
- For the Christian, the above recitation sounds strangely familiar.
- 1.1The repetition of a list of facts: the history of an organization is more important than the recitation of details like thisMore example sentences
- In the midst of these factual recitations are narratives of great interest.
- I was particularly impressed with his recitation of the names of every filmmaker who gave him the opportunities that made his career.
- Her recitation of the fact that the boiler was beyond cleaning was a statement against the interests of the Township.