quote

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  • To repeat or copy (words from a source such as a book), usually with acknowledgment of the source.
  • To repeat or copy the words of (a person or a book or other source).
  • To cite or refer to for illustration or proof.
  • To repeat a brief passage or excerpt from.
  • To state (a price) for securities, goods, or services.
  • To give a quotation, as from a book.
  • A quotation.
  • A quotation mark.
  • Used by a speaker to indicate the beginning of a direct quotation.
  • A dictum; a saying.
  • A note upon an author.
  • A quotation, or the marking of a quotation.
  • A quotation-mark: usually in the plural.
  • A quotient.
  • To note down; set down in writing; hence, in general, to note; mark; observe.
  • To adduce from some author or speaker; cite, as a passage from some author or a saying of some speaker; name, repeat, or adduce as the utterance of some other person, or by way of authority or illustration; also, to cite the words of: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="quote">quote</internalXref> a passage from Homer; to <em>quote</em> Shakspere or one of his plays; to <em>quote</em> chapter and verse.
  • In <em>writing</em> or <em>printing</em>, to inclose within quotation-marks; distinguish as a quotation or as quoted matter by marking: as, the dialogue in old books is not <em>quoted.</em>
  • In <em>com.</em>, to name, as the price of stocks, produce, etc.; name the current price of.
  • To cite the words of another; make a quotation.
  • A note upon an author.
  • 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.
  • To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement or an opinion.
  • To name the current price of.
  • To notice; to observe; to examine.
  • To set down, as in writing.
  • To <xref>refer</xref> to (part of) a speech that has been made by someone else.
  • To <xref>prepare</xref> a <xref>summary</xref> of work to be done and set a <xref>price</xref>.
  • (<xref>transitive</xref>) To <xref>name</xref> the current price, notably of a financial security.
  • To <xref>indicate</xref> <xref>verbally</xref> or by <xref>equivalent</xref> <xref>means</xref> the start of a <xref>quotation</xref>.
  • To observe, to take account of.
  • A <xref>quotation</xref>, <xref>statement</xref> attributed to <xref>someone</xref> else.
  • A <xref>quotation mark</xref>.
  • A <xref>summary</xref> of work to be done with a set price.
  • a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
  • a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
  • name the price of
  • repeat a passage from
  • refer to for illustration or proof
  • put quote marks around
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