Cite

Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary

Definition: Cite


Quick Summary of Cite


To notify a person of a proceeding against him or her or to call a person forth to appear in court.

To make reference to a legal authority, such as a case, in a citation.




Full Definition of Cite


Cases, statutes, constitutions, treatises, and other similar authorities are cited to support a certain view of law on an issue. When writing a legal brief, an attorney may wish to strengthen his or her position by referring to cases that support what he or she is saying in order to persuade the court to make a ruling favorable for the client.


Cite Term


To help you cite our definitions in your bibliography, here is the proper citation layout for the three major formatting styles, with all of the relevant information filled in.

Page URL
https://payrollheaven.com/define/cite/
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Cite. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. October 16, 2021 https://payrollheaven.com/define/cite/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Cite. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/cite/ (accessed: October 16, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Cite. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved October 16, 2021, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/cite/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Cite are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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