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quote

quote

 
pronunciation:
kwot
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: quoted, quotes, quoting
definition 1: to repeat exact words or information from.
He quoted Shakespeare, hoping to impress her.
synonyms:
cite, recite
similar words:
declaim, echo, excerpt, mention, paraphrase, parrot, plagiarize, recall, rehearse, repeat
definition 2: to cite as proof.
He quoted original sources to back up his arguments.
synonyms:
adduce, cite
similar words:
allude to, document, instance, refer to
definition 3: to state the price of.
They quoted oil at ten dollars a barrel.
similar words:
appraise, charge, estimate, price, set, valuate
definition 4: to put quotation marks around (a word or words).
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to repeat exact words or specific information from a particular source.
He's always quoting from the Wall Street Journal.The journalist quoted from the president's speech.
similar words:
declaim, paraphrase, plagiarize, recite, repeat
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something that is quoted; quotation.
The article was filled with quotes from famous people.
synonyms:
quotation
similar words:
citation