citation - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/saɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
singularcitation
pluralcitations
  1. 1
    [countable] a phrase or sentence taken from a piece of writing or speech
  2. 2
    [countable] an official statement praising someone for something they have done
  3. 3
    [uncountable] the process of citing something or of being cited
  4. 4
    [countable] legal American an official statement ordering someone to appear in a court of law

    a citation for reckless driving