Recite and Sing


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Recite verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Sing and recite are semantically related in speak topic. In some cases you can use "Sing" instead a verb "Recite".
Nearby Words: recitation, recital, reciting, reciter, recitative
Synonyms for Recite


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Sing verb – To produce musical sounds with the voice.
Recite and sing are semantically related in speak topic. Sometimes you can use "Recite" instead a verb "Sing".
Nearby Words: singing, singer, singe, singed, singable
Synonyms for Sing

Common collocations

phrase recite phrase sing phrase
part recite part sing part
word recite word sing word
number recite number sing number
Other nouns: cover, line, time, way, words, version, verse, chant, times, lines, lyrics, verses.

Both words in one sentence

  • Identical Stranger The double couldn't sing, however, with his only talent being able to recite Longfellow's poem The Wreck of the Hesperus.
  • Warrior Poet Marcus Cole, who could beat the unholy hell out of people with a staff, as well as recite Shakespeare and sing Gilbert and Sullivan, and is shown to be familiar with Arthurian legend.
    Source: Warrior Poet
  • Let's face it- there are a whole bunch of kids in their late teens/early twenties who can still recite (well sing) all the monarchs of England/UK - in order - from 1066.
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