n. Short for citation; verb: To give the citation for a particular item. Latin. adv. Quickly, rapidly.
- vb. To call upon officially or authoritatively to appear, as before a court; to summon. To urge; to enjoin. To quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another. To refer to or specify, as for support, proof, illustration, or confirmation. To bespeak; to indicate.
- (Law) To notify of a proceeding in court.
Syn. - To quote; mention, name; refer to; adduce; select; call; summon. See Quote.