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v. re·cit·ed, re·cit·ing, re·cites
1. To repeat or utter aloud (something memorized or rehearsed), often before an audience: recite a prayer; recite a poem.
2. To relate in detail: recited to me his tale of woe. See Synonyms at describe.
3. To list or enumerate: The affidavit recites facts about the incident.
1. To deliver a recitation.
2. To repeat lessons prepared or memorized.

[Middle English reciten, from Old French reciter, from Latin recitāre, to read out : re-, re- + citāre, to quote; see cite.]

re·cit′er n.
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Noun1.reciter - someone who recites from memory
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
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The buyer in the `gentleman's hosiery' was a well-known reciter, and he was called upon loudly to perform by all the assistants in his department.
Poe's poem of the "Bells" stands incomplete to this day; but it is well enough that it is so, for the public reciter or "reader" who goes around trying to imitate the sounds of the various sorts of bells with his voice would find himself "up a stump" when he got to the church-bell-- as Joseph Addison would say.
His recitals were amusing in themselves to Sir Thomas, but the chief object in seeking them was to understand the reciter, to know the young man by his histories; and he listened to his clear, simple, spirited details with full satisfaction, seeing in them the proof of good principles, professional knowledge, energy, courage, and cheerfulness, everything that could deserve or promise well.
Let this then be one of our rules and principles concerning the gods, to which our poets and reciters will be expected to conform-- that God is not the author of all things, but of good only.
This year, prominent Egyptian reciter, Yassin El-Tohamy, was the main performer of the night, singing about the beauty of the prophet and his family members.
YouTube) PARIS: It seems that Moroccan pop singer Saad Lamjarrad challenged himself to memorize the Holy Qur'an, as was reported by the Sayidaty website, after he recently said this in Paris to Moroccan reciter Mouad Ait Elaine.
Il a appele Slim Riahi a se rendre en Libye pour reciter la fatiha a la memoire de Gadhafi a des fins d'absolution.
Using the complex technique of Sprechstimme, Schoenberg asks the Reciter to neither sing nor speak.
Habib Essid, qui etait accompagne du Premier ministre, Abdelmalek Sellal, et de membres du gouvernement, a depose une gerbe de fleurs au pied de la stele commemorative avant de reciter la fatiha du Coran et d'observer une minute de silence a la memoire des martyrs de la guerre de Liberation nationale.
The purpose of the science of Tajweed, in essence, is to make the reciter proficient in reciting the Holy Quran -- observing the correct pronunciation of every letter with the rulings and characteristics which apply to it, without any exaggeration or deficiency.
Ibn al-Jazari al-Dimashqi(751-833/1350-1429), the master reciter and celebrated authority on recitation, formally defines the science of recitation as: "[qira'at is] the science of [knowing] the ways of pronouncing the words of the Qur'an [along with their] differences by tracing [them] back to a transmitter" (Ibn al-Jazari, Munjid al-muqri'in, al-Bab al-awwal fi-l-qira'at).
1] The reciter in this poem refers to the "RyudE1/2d" in the Iraqi tradition who chants funereal hymns for the house of the Prophet, especially al-Husayn.