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Noun recital has 5 senses
  1. narration, recital, yarn - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
    --1 is a kind of report, account
    --1 has parts:
     body; introduction; conclusion, end, close, closing, ending
    --1 has particulars: relation, telling, recounting
    Derived form: verb recite4
  2. recital - performance of music or dance especially by soloists
    --2 is a kind of
    performance, public presentation
  3. recitation, recital, reading - a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance; "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems"
    --3 is a kind of public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentation
    Derived form: verb recite3
  4. recital - a detailed statement giving facts and figures; "his wife gave a recital of his infidelities"
    --4 is a kind of
  5. recital - a detailed account or description of something; "he was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings"
    --5 is a kind of
    history, account, chronicle, story
    Derived form: verb recite4
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