Translation of "cite" - English-Spanish dictionary

cite

verb uk /saɪt/ formal

to mention something as proof for a theory or as a reason why something has happened

alegar
She cited three reasons why people get into debt.
The company cited a 13 percent decline in new orders as evidence that overall demand for its products was falling.

to speak or write words taken from a particular writer or written work

citar
She cites both T.S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf in her article.

(Translation of “cite” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)