Meaning of “cite” - Learner’s Dictionary

cite

verb [ T ] uk us /saɪt/ formal
EXAMPLE

to mention something as an example or proof of something else:

The doctor cited the case of a woman who had died after taking the drug.
LAW US

to order someone to go to court because they have done something wrong:

(Definition of “cite” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)