Student Thesaurus

One entry found for citation.
Entry Word: citation
Function: noun
Text: 1 a formal expression of praise <the citation for the Nobel Prize winner noted his major contributions to quantum theory> -- see ENCOMIUM
2 a formal recognition of an achievement or praiseworthy deed <a police officer who has received several citations for his work with troubled youths in the city> -- see COMMENDATION 1
3 a passage referred to, repeated, or offered as an example <in your paper be sure to include citations to back up any points you make about the play> -- see QUOTATION