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NOUN (2)

1. a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else;
[syn: quotation mark, quote, inverted comma]

2. a passage or expression that is quoted or cited;
[syn: quotation, quote, citation]


VERB (4)

1. repeat a passage from;
- Example: "He quoted the Bible to her"
[syn: quote, cite]

2. name the price of;
- Example: "quote prices for cars"

3. refer to for illustration or proof;
- Example: "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
[syn: quote, cite]

4. put quote marks around;
- Example: "Here the author is quoting his colleague"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quote \Quote\ (kw[=o]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quoted; p. pr. & vb. n. Quoting.] [OF. quoter, F. coter to letter, number, to quote, LL. quotare to divide into chapters and verses, fr. L. quotus. See Quota.] [Formerly written also cote.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare. [1913 Webster] 3. (Com.) To name the current price of. [1913 Webster] 4. To notice; to observe; to examine. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. To set down, as in writing. [Obs.] "He's quoted for a most perfidious slave." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: To cite; name; adduce; repeat. Usage: Quote, Cite. To cite was originally to call into court as a witness, etc., and hence denotes bringing forward any thing or person as evidence. Quote usually signifies to reproduce another's words; it is also used to indicate an appeal to some one as an authority, without adducing his exact words. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quote \Quote\ (kw[=o]t), n. A note upon an author. [Obs.] --Cotgrave. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

quote n 1: a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else [syn: quotation mark, quote, inverted comma] 2: a passage or expression that is quoted or cited [syn: quotation, quote, citation] v 1: repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her" [syn: quote, 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 behavior" [syn: quote, cite] 4: put quote marks around; "Here the author is quoting his colleague"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

57 Moby Thesaurus words for "quote": affirm, allege, assert, asseverate, aver, bring in, bring up, call to mind, call up, cite, cite a particular, come again, copy, declare, demonstrate, ditto, do a repeat, do again, do over, document, double, duplicate, echo, example, excerpt, exemplify, extract, give a for-instance, illustrate, imitate, instance, itemize, mention, name, nuncupate, parrot, particularize, plagiarize, proclaim, quotation, recite, redo, redouble, reduplicate, reecho, refer to, reference, regurgitate, reincarnate, relate, renew, repeat, reproduce, retell, revive, say again, state