|1.||[ verb ] repeat a passage from|
"He quoted the Bible to her
|Related terms:||repeat misquote reference quotation citation quotation|
|2.||[ noun ] a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else|
|Related terms:||punctuation scare_quote double_quotes single_quote|
|3.||[ verb ] (business) name the price of|
"quote prices for cars"
|Related terms:||give underquote quotation|
|4.||[ verb ] (writing) refer to for illustration or proof|
"He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
|Related terms:||write mention writing citation reference|
|5.||[ verb ] (grammar) put quote marks around|
"Here the author is quoting his colleague"
|Related terms:||punctuate quotation_mark|
|6.||[ noun ] (fine art,writing) a passage or expression that is quoted|
|Related terms:||excerpt epigraph mimesis misquotation mention reference|