What does the word recite mean?

Usage examples for recite

  1. I shall not cross this threshold before you recite one of your new war- songs." – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  2. Gretchen, when a girl, often used to watch her father as he plied his trade and recite to him verses she had learnt at her dame school- fragments from the Teutonic masterpieces of the time-" Kruschen Kruschen," and- " Baby white and baby red, Like a moon convulsive Rolling up and down the bed, Utterly repulsive!" – Terribly Intimate Portraits by Noël Coward
  3. " The class in reading will now recite," announced Teacher Twaddles in his severest voice. – Four Little Blossoms at Oak Hill School by Mabel C. Hawley