|Origin:||réciter, from Latin recitare, from citare; CITE|
Related topics: Literature
1 [intransitive and transitive]AL
to say a poem, piece of literature etc that you have learned, for people to listen to:
She recited a poem that she had learnt at school.
to tell someone a series or list of things:
Len recited the breakfast menu - cereal, bacon and eggs, and toast.
—reciter noun [countable]