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Synonyms of 'recite'

(verb) 
Definition
to repeat (a poem or passage) aloud from memory before an audience
They recited poetry to one another.
Synonyms
, , ,
repeat
I repeated the story to a delighted audience.
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rehearse
Anticipate any tough questions and rehearse your answers.
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declaim
He used to declaim verse to us with immense energy.
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recapitulate
Let's just recapitulate the essential points.
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do your party piece (informal)
(verb) 
Definition
to give a detailed account of
I simply recited the names of a number of Chinese cities I knew.
Synonyms
recount
He then recounted the story.
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list
The students were asked to list their favourite sports.
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enumerate
She enumerated all the reasons why she wanted to travel for a year.
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itemize
a fully itemized phone bill
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tell
He told his story to a national newspaper.
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detail
The report detailed the changes that would be implemented.
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describe
We asked her to describe what she had seen.
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relate
He was relating a story he had once heard.
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narrate
The film is a story about power, narrated by an old sailor.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of declaim
Definition
to speak loudly and dramatically
He used to declaim verse to us with immense energy.
Synonyms
in the sense of describe
Definition
to give an account of (something or someone) in words
We asked her to describe what she had seen.
Synonyms
set out,
set forth,
give an account of,
put in words
in the sense of detail
Definition
to list fully
The report detailed the changes that would be implemented.

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