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quote meaning and definition

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QUOTE noun

Definition of quote (noun)

  1. a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
  2. a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

QUOTE verb

Definition of quote (verb)

  1. repeat a passage from
    • "He quoted the Bible to her"
    • synonyms: 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"
    • synonyms: cite
  4. put quote marks around
    • "Here the author is quoting his colleague"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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