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Meaning of RECITATION

Pronunciation:  `resi'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
  2. [n]  a regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study
  3. [n]  a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance; "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems"
  4. [n]  written matter that is recited from memory
 

RECITATION is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: class period, course session, drill, exercise, practice, practice session, reading, recital
 
 See Also: brushup, class, course, course of instruction, course of study, declamation, dry run, fire drill, grooming, manual, manual of arms, matter, military drill, oral presentation, preparation, public speaking, rehearsal, review, run through, scrimmage, session, shadowboxing, speaking, speechmaking, target practice, training

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rec`i*ta"tion\, n. [L. recitatio: cf. F.
r['e]citation. See {Recite}.]
1. The act of reciting; rehearsal; repetition of words or
   sentences. --Hammond.

2. The delivery before an audience of something committed to
   memory, especially as an elocutionary exhibition; also,
   that which is so delivered.

3. (Colleges and Schools) The rehearsal of a lesson by pupils
   before their instructor.

 

 

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