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Citation vs. Passage — What's the Difference?

Citation vs. Passage — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Citation and Passage

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Citation

A citation is a reference to a source. More precisely, a citation is an abbreviated alphanumeric expression embedded in the body of an intellectual work that denotes an entry in the bibliographic references section of the work for the purpose of acknowledging the relevance of the works of others to the topic of discussion at the spot where the citation appears.
Mar 20, 2022

Passage

The action or process of moving through or past somewhere on the way from one place to another
There were moorings for boats wanting passage through the lock
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Citation

The act of citing.
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Passage

A narrow way allowing access between buildings or to different rooms within a building; a passageway
The larger bedroom was at the end of the passage
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Citation

A quotation of or explicit reference to a source for substantiation, as in a scholarly paper.
Mar 20, 2022
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Passage

The process of transition from one state to another
An allegory on the theme of the passage from ignorance to knowledge
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Citation

(Law) A reference to a previous court decision or other authority for a point of law, usually by case title and other information.
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Passage

A short extract from a book or other printed material
He picked up the newspaper and read the passage again
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Citation

An official commendation for meritorious action, especially in military service
A citation for bravery.
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Passage

The propagation of microorganisms or cells in a series of host organisms or culture media, so as to maintain them or modify their virulence
Cultured cells can replicate on serial passage for predictable periods of time
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Citation

A formal statement of the accomplishments of one being honored with an academic degree.
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Passage

A movement performed in advanced dressage and classical riding, in which the horse executes a slow elevated trot, giving the impression of dancing.
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Citation

An official summons, especially one calling for appearance in court.
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Passage

Subject (a strain of microorganisms or cells) to a passage
Each recombinant virus was passaged nine times successively
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Citation

An official summons or notice given to a person to appear.
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Passage

Movement from one place to another
The passage of water through a sieve.
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Citation

The paper containing such summons or notice.
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Passage

The process of elapsing
The passage of time.
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Citation

The act of citing a passage from a text, or from another person, using the exact words of the original text or speech and giving credit to the original by referencing.
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Passage

The process of changing from one condition or stage to another; transition
The passage from childhood to adulthood.
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Citation

An entry in a list of sources from which information was taken, typically following a prescribed bibliographical style; a reference.
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Passage

Enactment into law of a legislative bill.
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Citation

The passage or words quoted; a quotation.
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Passage

A journey, especially one by air or water
We had a rough passage on the stormy sea.
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Citation

(lexicography) A quotation with attached bibliographical details demonstrating the use of a particular lexical item in a dictionary, especially a dictionary on historical principles.
Mar 20, 2022

Passage

The right to travel as a passenger, especially on a ship
Book passage.
Pay for one's passage.
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Citation

Enumeration; mention.
It's a simple citation of facts.
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Passage

The right, permission, or power to come and go freely
Only medical supply trucks were granted safe passage through enemy territory.
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Citation

A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.
Mar 20, 2022

Passage

A path, channel, or duct through, over, or along which something may pass
The nasal passages.
Mar 20, 2022

Citation

A commendation in recognition of some achievement, or a formal statement of an achievement.
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Passage

A corridor.
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Citation

An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.
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Passage

An occurrence or event
"Another encouraging passage took place ... when heads of state ... took note of the extraneous factors affecting their economies that are beyond their control" (Helen Kitchen).
Mar 20, 2022

Citation

The act of citing a passage from a book, or from another person, in his own words; also, the passage or words quoted; quotation.
This horse load of citations and fathers.
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Passage

Something, such as an exchange of words or blows, that occurs between two persons
A passage at arms.
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Citation

Enumeration; mention; as, a citation of facts.
Mar 20, 2022

Passage

A segment of a written work or speech
A celebrated passage from Shakespeare.
Mar 20, 2022

Citation

A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.
Mar 20, 2022

Passage

(Music) A segment of a composition, especially one that demonstrates the virtuousity of the composer or performer
A passage of exquisite beauty, played to perfection.
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Citation

An official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
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Passage

A section of a painting or other piece of artwork; a detail.
Mar 20, 2022

Citation

(law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
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Passage

(Physiology) The process of discharging something from a bodily part, such as evacuation of waste from the bowels.
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Citation

A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage;
The student's essay failed to list several important citations
The acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
The article includes mention of similar clinical cases
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Passage

(Medicine) The introduction of an instrument into a bodily cavity.
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Citation

A passage or expression that is quoted or cited
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Passage

(Obsolete) Death.
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Citation

A summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding
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Passage

A slow cadenced trot in which the horse raises and returns to the ground first one diagonal pair of feet, then the other.
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Citation

Thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948
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Passage

To execute such a trot in dressage.
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Passage

To cause (a horse) to execute such a trot in dressage.
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Passage

A paragraph or section of text or music with particular meaning.
Passage of scripture
She struggled to play the difficult passages.
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Passage

Part of a path or journey.
He made his passage through the trees carefully, mindful of the stickers.
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Passage

An incident or episode.
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Passage

The official approval of a bill or act by a parliament.
The company was one of the prime movers in lobbying for the passage of the act.
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Passage

The advance of time.
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Passage

(art) The use of tight brushwork to link objects in separate spatial plains. Commonly seen in Cubist works.
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Passage

A passageway or corridor.
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Passage

(nautical) A strait or other narrow waterway.
The Northwest Passage
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Passage

(caving) An underground cavity, formed by water or falling rocks, which is much longer than it is wide.
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Passage

(euphemistic) The vagina.
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Passage

The act of passing; movement across or through.
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Passage

The right to pass from one place to another.
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Passage

A fee paid for passing or for being conveyed between places.
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Passage

Serial passage.
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Passage

A gambling game for two players using three dice, in which the object is to throw a double over ten.
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Passage

(dressage) A movement in classical dressage, in which the horse performs a very collected, energetic, and elevated trot that has a longer period of suspension between each foot fall than a working trot.
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Passage

(medicine) To pass something, such as a pathogen or stem cell, through a host or medium.
He passaged the virus through a series of goats.
After 24 hours, the culture was passaged to an agar plate.
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Passage

(rare) To make a passage, especially by sea; to cross.
They passaged to America in 1902.
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Passage

To execute a passage movement.
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Passage

Of a bird: Less than a year old but living on its own, having left the nest.
Passage red-tailed hawks are preferred by falconers because these younger birds have not yet developed the adult behaviors which would make them more difficult to train.
Mar 20, 2022

Passage

The act of passing; transit from one place to another; movement from point to point; a going by, over, across, or through; as, the passage of a man or a carriage; the passage of a ship or a bird; the passage of light; the passage of fluids through the pores or channels of the body.
What! are my doors opposed against my passage!
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Passage

Transit by means of conveyance; journey, as by water, carriage, car, or the like; travel; right, liberty, or means, of passing; conveyance.
The ship in which he had taken passage.
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Passage

Price paid for the liberty to pass; fare; as, to pay one's passage.
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Passage

Removal from life; decease; departure; death.
When he is fit and season'd for his passage.
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Passage

Way; road; path; channel or course through or by which one passes; way of exit or entrance; way of access or transit. Hence, a common avenue to various apartments in a building; a hall; a corridor.
And with his pointed dartExplores the nearest passage to his heart.
The Persian army had advanced into the . . . passages of Cilicia.
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Passage

A continuous course, process, or progress; a connected or continuous series; as, the passage of time.
The conduct and passage of affairs.
The passage and whole carriage of this action.
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Passage

A separate part of a course, process, or series; an occurrence; an incident; an act or deed.
The . . . almost incredible passage of their unbelief.
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Passage

A particular portion constituting a part of something continuous; esp., a portion of a book, speech, or musical composition; a paragraph; a clause.
How commentators each dark passage shun.
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Passage

Reception; currency.
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Passage

A pass or en encounter; as, a passage at arms.
No passages of loveBetwixt us twain henceforward evermore.
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Passage

A movement or an evacuation of the bowels.
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Passage

In parliamentary proceedings: (a) The course of a proposition (bill, resolution, etc.) through the several stages of consideration and action; as, during its passage through Congress the bill was amended in both Houses. (b) The advancement of a bill or other proposition from one stage to another by an affirmative vote; esp., the final affirmative action of the body upon a proposition; hence, adoption; enactment; as, the passage of the bill to its third reading was delayed.
The final question was then put upon its passage.
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Passage

The act of passing from one state or place to the next
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Passage

A section of text; particularly a section of medium length
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Passage

A way through or along which someone or something may pass
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Passage

The passing of a law by a legislative body
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Passage

A journey usually by ship;
The outward passage took 10 days
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Passage

A short section of a musical composition
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Passage

A path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass;
The nasal passages
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Passage

A bodily process of passing from one place or stage to another;
The passage of air from the lungs
The passing of flatus
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Passage

The motion of one object relative to another;
Stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets
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Passage

The act of passing something to another person
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