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 for Citing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cite \Cite\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cited; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Citing] [F. citer, fr. L. citare, intens. of cire,
     ci[=e]re, to put in motion, to excite; akin to Gr.? to go,
     Skr. ? to sharpen.]
     1. To call upon officially or authoritatively to appear, as
        before a court; to summon.
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              The cited dead,
              Of all past ages, to the general doom
              Shall hasten.                         --Milton.
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              Cited by finger of God.               --De Quincey.
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     2. To urge; to enjoin. [R.] --Shak.
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     3. To quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the
        words of another.
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              The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
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     4. To refer to or specify, as for support, proof,
        illustration, or confirmation.
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              The imperfections which you have cited. --Shak.
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     5. To bespeak; to indicate. [Obs.]
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              Aged honor cites a virtuous youth.    --Shak.
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     6. (Law) To notify of a proceeding in court. --Abbot
     Syn: To quote; mention, name; refer to; adduce; select; call;
          summon. See Quote.
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