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Is cite a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word cite is a Scrabble US word. The word cite is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is cite a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word cite is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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You can make 13 words from 'cite' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'cite'

CITE 6ETIC 6
TICE 6 

3 letters words from 'cite'

CIT 5ICE 5
TEC 5TIC 5
TIE 3 

2 letters words from 'cite'

ET 2IT 2
TE 2TI 2

All 4 letters words made out of cite

cite icte ctie tcie itce tice ciet icet ceit ecit iect eict ctei tcei ceti ecti teci etci itec tiec ietc eitc teic etic

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word cite. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in cite.

Definitions and meaning of cite

cite

Pronunciation

  • enPR: sīt, IPA(key): /saɪt/
  • Rhymes: -aɪt
  • Homophones: sight, site

Etymology 1

From Old French citer, from Latin citare (to cause to move, excite, summon), frequentative of ciēre (to rouse, excite, call).

Verb

cite (third-person singular simple present cites, present participle citing, simple past and past participle cited)

  1. to quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another.
  2. to list the source(s) from which one took information, words or literary or verbal context.
  3. to summon officially or authoritatively to appear in court.
Usage notes

Loosely, or for brevity in journalism, the word is used to mean no more than "mention". [an extension of sense 1]

Derived terms
  • cital
Related terms
  • citation
Translations

See also

  • attest
  • quote

Etymology 2

From the first syllable of citation. Analogous to quote, from quotation.

Noun

cite (plural cites)

  1. (informal) a citation
Translations

Further reading

  • cite in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • cite in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • cite at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • -etic, CETI, EITC, Tice, etic, tice

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sɪtɛ]

Noun

cite

  1. vocative singular of cit

French

Verb

cite

  1. first-person singular present indicative of citer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of citer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of citer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of citer
  5. second-person singular imperative of citer

Latin

Participle

cite

  1. vocative masculine singular of citus

References

  • cite in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cite in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • site, citee, city

Etymology

Old French cité, from Latin civitas.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /siˈteː/

Noun

cite (plural cites)

  1. city
    • a. 1382,, Wycliffe's Bible, Luke 8:1:
      And it was don aftirward, and Jhesu made iorney by citees and castelis, prechinge and euangelysinge þe rewme of God
      And it was done afterwards, and Jesus made a journey through cities and castles, proclaiming and spreading the kingdom of God.

Coordinate terms

  • toun

Descendants

  • English: city (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: ceety

Portuguese

Verb

cite

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of citar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of citar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of citar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of citar

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθite/, [ˈθi.t̪e]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈsite/, [ˈsi.t̪e]

Verb

cite

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of citar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of citar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of citar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of citar.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to quote as an authority or example.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)