Recite and State


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Recite verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Usage example: recited the funny story of how he and his girlfriend met

State is a synonym for recite in narrate topic. In some cases you can use "State" instead a verb "Recite".
Nearby Words: recitation, recital, reciting, reciter, recitative
Synonyms for Recite


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State verb – To convey in appropriate or telling terms.
Recite is a synonym for state in declare topic. Sometimes you can use "Recite" instead a verb "State", if it concerns topics such as tell.
Nearby Words: statement, status, stated, stating, statesmanship
Synonyms for State

Common collocations

word recite word state word
name recite name state name
number recite number state number
way recite way state way
Other nouns: words, rules, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / KGB He sits silently in a comatose state, programmed to recite a resignation speech when the correct trigger word is used.
  • In the Name of the Moon At the end of every battle, the player who got the last hit (and sometimes others) will recite a victory phrase, either taunting the defeated enemy or asking about the state of the other party members.
  • Wandslingers recite it in order to enter a Tranquil Fury state called "Wandslinger focus".
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