Synonyms of citation
1 commendationDictionary • His citation says he showed outstanding and exemplary courage.
mention • Two of the losers deserve special mention.
2 quotationDictionary • The text is full of Biblical citations.
quotation • He illustrated his argument with quotations from Pasternak.
quote (informal) • A quote from the Independent article speaks volumes.
reference • He summed up his philosophy, with reference to Calvin.
passage • He read a passage from the Bible.
excerpt • an excerpt from Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker'
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excerptAn excerpt is a short piece of writing or music which is taken from a larger piece.
• an excerpt from Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker'
• Two of the losers deserve special mention.
• He read a passage from the Bible.
Thesaurus for citation from the Collins English Thesaurus
the quoting of a book or author in support of a fact