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Verb: quote  kwowt
  1. Repeat a passage from
    "He quoted the Bible to her";
    - cite
     
  2. Name the price of
    "quote prices for cars"
     
  3. Refer to for illustration or proof
    "He said he could quote several instances of this behaviour";
    - cite
     
  4. Put quotation marks around; include as a quotation
    "Here the author is quoting his colleague"
Noun: quote  kwowt
  1. A punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
    - quotation mark, inverted comma [Brit]
     
  2. A passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    - quotation, citation
     
  3. A statement indicating the likely cost of some job
    - estimate, quotation [Brit]

Derived forms: quoted, quoting, quotes

Type of: advert, bring up, cite, excerpt, excerption, extract, give, ingeminate, iterate, mark, mention, name, punctuate, punctuation, punctuation mark, refer, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell, selection, statement

Encyclopedia: Quote, Unquote