v. t. 1. To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat,
or adduce, as a passage from an author or speaker, by way of authority
or illustration; as, to quote a passage from Homer.
[imp. & p. p. Quoted; p. pr. & vb. n. Quoting.]
2. To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement
or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.
3. (Com.) To name the current price of.
4. To notice; to observe; to examine.
5. To set down, as in writing.
n. 1. A note upon an author.
Noun 1. quote - a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed
text to someone else
Synonyms: inverted comma, quotation mark
2. quote - a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
Synonyms: quotation, citation
Verb 1. quote - repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible
2. quote - name the price of; "quote prices for cars"
3. quote - refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he
could quote several instances of this behavior"
4. quote - put quote marks around; "Here the author is quoting
affirm, allege, quote, assert, asseverate, aver, bring in, bring
up, call to mind, call up, cite a particular, come again, copy,
declare, demonstrate, ditto, do a repeat, do again, do over, document,
double, duplicate, example, exemplify, extract, give a for-instance,
imitate, instance, itemize, mention, name, nuncupate, parrot, particularize,
proclaim, quotation, redo, redouble, reduplicate, reecho, reference,
regurgitate, reincarnate, relate, renew, reproduce, retell, revive,
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