Definition of recitation:
workout, monologue, address, reading, indication, examination, practice session, physical exertion, example, reading material, performance, poetry, writing, meter reading, drill, proclamation, use, utilisation, rehearsal, usage, playing, praxis, class period, exercise, sermon, version, practice, utilization, pattern, exercising, talk, class, soliloquy, yarn, employment, interpretation, delivery, narration, physical exercise, course session, appeal, recital.
- repetition (part of speech: noun)
- speech (part of speech: noun)
At the end of the recitation which gained the applause of all who heard it, although not one of them knew Italian, Madame Denis, his niece, asked me if I thought the passage her uncle had just recited one of the finest the poet had written.- "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- "Betty Lee, Freshman", Harriet Pyne Grove.
Next was Main Hall, containing recitation rooms, the assembly room, the library and the office; an older building and built all of brick whereas the other structures were uniformly of stone as to first story and brick above.- "Left Tackle Thayer", Ralph Henry Barbour.