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Noun: quotation  kwow'tey-shun
  1. A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    "the student's essay failed to list several important quotations";
    - citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention
  2. A passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    - quote, citation
  3. A statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
  4. The practice of quoting from books or plays etc.
    "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
  5. [Brit] A statement indicating the likely cost of some job
    - estimate, quote

Derived forms: quotations

Type of: annotation, excerpt, excerption, extract, notation, note, pattern, practice, selection, statement

Encyclopedia: Quotation