Definition of Recitation

1. Noun. Written matter that is recited from memory.

Generic synonyms: Matter
Derivative terms: Recite



2. Noun. A public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance. "The program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems"
Exact synonyms: Reading, Recital
Generic synonyms: Oral Presentation, Public Speaking, Speaking, Speechmaking
Specialized synonyms: Declamation
Derivative terms: Read, Recitalist, Recite, Recite, Recite

3. Noun. A regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study.
Exact synonyms: Class Period, Course Session
Group relationships: Class, Course, Course Of Instruction, Course Of Study
Generic synonyms: Session

4. Noun. Systematic training by multiple repetitions. "Practice makes perfect"

Definition of Recitation

1. n. The act of reciting; rehearsal; repetition of words or sentences.

Definition of Recitation

1. Noun. The act of publicly reciting something previously memorized. ¹

2. Noun. The material recited. ¹

3. Noun. A regularly scheduled class, in a school, in which discussion occurs of the material covered in a parallel lecture. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recitation

1. citation [n -S] - See also: citation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recitation

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recitation (current term)
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Literary usage of Recitation

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1. How We Think by John Dewey (1910)
"In the recitation focus the ofthe possibilities of guiding children's ... In discussing the significance of the recitation as an instrumentality of ..."

2. How We Think by John Dewey (1910)
"In the recitation focus the ° possibilities of guiding children's activities, ... In discussing the significance of the recitation as an instrumentality of ..."

3. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1906)
"recitation 133 Morning Call.—Charles Dance. Romantic Comedy, im if 135 My Old ... recitation 134 Pair of Lunatics.—WR Walkes. Romantic Farce, im if 177 ..."

4. The Educative Process by William Chandler Bagley (1905)
"We shall not include under the term "recitation lesson" the class exercise that has already been discussed as the development lesson. ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"The impression value of a recitation in inducing immediate memory as compared with that of reading far exceeded the latter in all cases. ..."

6. The Educative Process by William Chandler Bagley (1905)
"We shall not include under the term "recitation lesson" the class exercise that has already been ... The recitation lesson takes two general forms: (i) the ..."

7. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1908)
"XXVIII of Education JUNE, 1908 Forms of High School recitation No. 10 WALTER LIBBY, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, EVANSTON, ILLINOIS HE following pages contain a ..."

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