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Definition 1: a detailed statement giving facts and figures - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where recital or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his wife gave a recital of his infidelities

(recital is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

Definition 2: the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where recital or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his narration was hesitant

Synonyms for recital in the sense of this definition

(recital is a kind of ...) the act of informing by verbal report

"he heard reports that they were causing trouble" "by all accounts they were a happy couple"

(... is a kind of recital ) an act of narration

"he was the hero according to his own relation" "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"

(recital is a part of ...) the central message of a communication

"the body of the message was short"

(recital is a part of ...) the first section of a communication

(recital is a part of ...) the last section of a communication

"in conclusion I want to say..."

Definition 3: a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where recital or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems

Synonyms for recital in the sense of this definition

(recital is a kind of ...) delivering an address to a public audience

"people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"

(... is a kind of recital ) recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric

Definition 4: performance of music or dance especially by soloists - [noun denoting communication]

(recital is a kind of ...) a dramatic or musical entertainment

"they listened to ten different performances" "the play ran for 100 performances" "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"

Definition 5: a detailed account or description of something - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where recital or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings

(recital is a kind of ...) a record or narrative description of past events

"a history of France" "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president" "the story of exposure to lead"

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