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quote

 (kwōt)
v. quot·ed, quot·ing, quotes
v.tr.
1.
a. To repeat or copy (words from a source such as a book), usually with acknowledgment of the source: quoted lines from Shakespeare in his lecture.
b. To repeat or copy the words of (a person or a book or other source): likes to quote Shakespeare when giving advice.
c. To cite or refer to for illustration or proof: quoted statistics to show she was right.
2. To repeat a brief passage or excerpt from: The saxophonist quoted a Duke Ellington melody in his solo.
3. To state (a price) for securities, goods, or services.
v.intr.
To give a quotation, as from a book.
n.
1. A quotation.
2. A quotation mark.
3. Used by a speaker to indicate the beginning of a direct quotation: "He paused and said, quote, I don't care, unquote."
4. A dictum; a saying.

[Middle English coten, to mark a book with numbers or marginal references, from Old French coter, from Medieval Latin quotāre, to number chapters, from Latin quotus, of what number, from quot, how many; see kwo- in Indo-European roots.]

quot′er n.
Usage Note: People have been using the noun quote as a truncation of quotation for over one hundred years, and its use in less formal contexts is widespread today. Language critics have objected to this usage, however, as unduly journalistic or breezy, but the word appears to have gained acceptance. In our 2009 survey, 80 percent of the Usage Panel accepted the example He began the chapter with a quote from the Bible. The same percentage accepted He lightened up his talk by throwing in quotes from Marx Brothers movies. These results represent a much higher level of acceptance than in previous surveys. · People sometimes use quote as a synonym for "a dictum; a saying," as in His career is just one more validation of Andy Warhol's quote that "In the future, everybody will be famous for fifteen minutes." A majority of the Panel (albeit a smaller one) accepts this usage, too. In 2009, 60 percent accepted the Andy Warhol example. This is a dramatic increase over the mere 24 percent that accepted the same sentence in 1988.

quote

(kwəʊt)
vb
1. to recite a quotation (from a book, play, poem, etc), esp as a means of illustrating or supporting a statement
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to put quotation marks round (a word, phrase, etc)
3. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange to state (a current market price) of (a security or commodity)
n
4. (Commerce) an informal word for quotation1, quotation2, quotation3, quotation4
5. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (often plural) an informal word for quotation mark: put it in quotes.
interj
an expression used parenthetically to indicate that the words that follow it form a quotation: the president said, quote, I shall not run for office in November, unquote.
[C14: from Medieval Latin quotāre to assign reference numbers to passages, from Latin quot how many]

quote

(kwoʊt)

v. quot•ed, quot•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to repeat (a passage, phrase, etc.) from a book, speech, or the like, as by way of authority or illustration.
2. to repeat words from (a book, author, etc.).
3. to cite or bring forward as support.
4. to enclose (words) within quotation marks.
5. to state the current or market price of (a stock, bond, etc.).
v.i.
6. to make a quotation or quotations, as from a book or author.
7. (used by a speaker to indicate the beginning of a quotation.)
n. Idioms:
quote unquote, so called; as it were: If you're a quote unquote liberal, they're suspicious of you.
[1350–1400; Middle English coten, quoten < Medieval Latin quotāre to divide into chapters and verses]
quot′er, n.

quote


Past participle: quoted
Gerund: quoting

Imperative
quote
quote
Present
I quote
you quote
he/she/it quotes
we quote
you quote
they quote
Preterite
I quoted
you quoted
he/she/it quoted
we quoted
you quoted
they quoted
Present Continuous
I am quoting
you are quoting
he/she/it is quoting
we are quoting
you are quoting
they are quoting
Present Perfect
I have quoted
you have quoted
he/she/it has quoted
we have quoted
you have quoted
they have quoted
Past Continuous
I was quoting
you were quoting
he/she/it was quoting
we were quoting
you were quoting
they were quoting
Past Perfect
I had quoted
you had quoted
he/she/it had quoted
we had quoted
you had quoted
they had quoted
Future
I will quote
you will quote
he/she/it will quote
we will quote
you will quote
they will quote
Future Perfect
I will have quoted
you will have quoted
he/she/it will have quoted
we will have quoted
you will have quoted
they will have quoted
Future Continuous
I will be quoting
you will be quoting
he/she/it will be quoting
we will be quoting
you will be quoting
they will be quoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been quoting
you have been quoting
he/she/it has been quoting
we have been quoting
you have been quoting
they have been quoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been quoting
you will have been quoting
he/she/it will have been quoting
we will have been quoting
you will have been quoting
they will have been quoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been quoting
you had been quoting
he/she/it had been quoting
we had been quoting
you had been quoting
they had been quoting
Conditional
I would quote
you would quote
he/she/it would quote
we would quote
you would quote
they would quote
Past Conditional
I would have quoted
you would have quoted
he/she/it would have quoted
we would have quoted
you would have quoted
they would have quoted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quote - a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone elsequote - a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
punctuation mark, punctuation - the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
single quote - a single quotation mark
double quotes - a pair of quotation marks
scare quote - the use of quotation marks to indicate that it is not the authors preferred terminology
2.quote - a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
excerpt, excerption, extract, selection - a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
epigraph - a quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing
mimesis - the representation of another person's words in a speech
misquotation, misquote - an incorrect quotation
Verb1.quote - repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her"
ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell - to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her request"
quote, cite - refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
misquote - quote incorrectly; "He had misquoted the politician"
2.quote - name the price of; "quote prices for cars"
underquote - quote a price lower than that quoted by (another seller)
give - convey or reveal information; "Give one's name"
3.quote - refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
quote, cite - repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her"
cite, mention, refer, advert, name, bring up - make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
4.quote - put quote marks around; "Here the author is quoting his colleague"
punctuate, mark - insert punctuation marks into

quote

verb
1. repeat, recite, reproduce, recall, echo, extract, excerpt, proclaim, parrot, paraphrase, retell Then suddenly he quoted a line from the play.
3. estimate, state, tender, set, offer, bid He quoted a price for the repairs.
noun
1. (Informal) quotation, passage, excerpt, reference, extract, citation A quote from the Independent article speaks volumes.
2. estimate, evaluation, valuation, quotation, guesstimate (informal), ballpark figure (informal), ballpark estimate (informal) a quote for insurance
plural noun
1. (Informal) quotation marks, speech marks The word 'remembered' is in quotes.
Translations
اِقْتِبَاسيَسْتَشْهِدُ بِيَعْرِضُ سِعْراًيَقْتَبِسيَقْتَبِسُ
citovatkotovatkótovatuvéstzaznamenat cenu
citeregivecitat
osundamaosundus
lainatalainaussiteerata
citatcitirati
közöl
gefa upp verîvitna ívitna í, hafa eftir
引用する引用文
인용어구인용하다
citatacituotipateikimassiūlyti
citētminētnosauktpierādīt ar
citovaťurčiť cenu
navesti
citatcitera
ข้อความอ้างอิงอ้างอิง
alıntı yapmakfiyat vermekörnekler vererek desteklemekaktarmakalıntı
đoạn trích dẫntrích dẫn

quote

[kwəʊt]
A. VT
1. (= cite) [+ writer, line, passage, source] → citar
to quote my auntpara citar a mi tía ..., como decía mi tía ...
you can quote mepuedes decir que te lo he dicho yo
don't quote me on thatno te lo puedo decir a ciencia cierta
he is quoted as saying thatse le atribuye haber dicho que ...
2. (= mention) [+ example] → dar, citar; [+ reference number] → indicar
to quote sth/sb as an example (of sth)poner algo/a algn como ejemplo (de algo)
3. (Comm) (= estimate) he quoted/I was quoted a good priceme dio un presupuesto or precio muy razonable
4. (Fin) [+ shares, company, currency] → cotizar (at a) last night, Hunt shares were quoted at 346 penceanoche las acciones Hunt cotizaron a 346 peniques
it is not quoted on the Stock Exchangeno se cotiza en la Bolsa
quoted companyempresa f que cotiza en Bolsa
B. VI
1. (= recite, repeat) → citar
to quote from the Biblecitar de la Biblia
he said, and I quote,dijo, y cito sus propias palabras, ...
2. (Comm) to quote for sthhacer un presupuesto de algo, presupuestar algo
I got several firms to quote for the building workpedí a varias empresas que me hicieran un presupuesto de or me presupuestaran la obra
C. N
1. (= line, passage) → cita f
2. (Comm) (= estimate) → presupuesto m
3. (St Ex) → cotización f
4. quotes (= inverted commas) → comillas fpl
in quotesentre comillas
D. EXCL she said, quote, "he was as drunk as a lord", unquotesus palabras textuales fueron: -estaba como una cuba
she died in a, quote, "accident", unquotemurió en un accidente, entre comillas or por así decirlo
"quote" (in dictation) → "comienza la cita"

quote

[ˈkwəʊt]
n
(from person, author, book)citation f
a Shakespeare quote → une citation de Shakespeare
(= estimate) → devis m
vt
[+ person, passage, line, author] → citer
He's always quoting Shakespeare → Il n'arrête pas de citer Shakespeare.
to quote sb as saying sth
He quoted her as saying that → Selon lui, elle aurait dit que ...
She was quoted as saying → Elle aurait dit que ...
quote ... unquote (in dictation)ouvrez les guillemets ... fermez les guillemets
quote ... (= I am quoting) → je cite ...
He predicts the Democrats will have, quote, `an awful lot of explaining to do.' → Il prédit que les démocrates devront, je cite, 'se justifier sur beaucoup de choses.'
[+ reference number] → rappeler
(= give as example) [+ statistics, fact] → citer
[+ price] → donner, soumettre
to quote a price for sth [salesperson] → donner un prix pour qch; [contractor] → faire un devis pour qch
He quoted us a price for the repairs → Il nous a fait un devis pour les réparations.
[+ shares, commodity] → coter
vi
(from text, author)citer
to quote from sb/sth → citer qn/qch
(= give estimate) to quote for a job → établir un devis pour des travaux quotes
npl
(= quotation marks) → guillemets mpl
in quotes → entre guillemets

quote

vt
author, textzitieren; you can quote me (on that)Sie können das ruhig wörtlich wiedergeben; please don’t quote me on this, but … (= this isn’t authoritative)ich kann mich nicht hundertprozentig dafür verbürgen, aber …; (= don’t repeat it)bitte wiederholen Sie nicht, was ich jetzt sage, aber …; he was quoted as saying that …er soll gesagt haben, dass …; quote … end quote or unquoteZitat AnfangZitat Ende; and the quote(, unquote) liberalsund die Liberalen in Anführungszeichen
(= cite)anführen; to quote somebody/something as an examplejdn/etw als Beispiel anführen
(Comm) pricenennen; reference numberangeben; how much did they quote you for that?wie viel haben sie dafür verlangt?, wie viel wollten sie dafür haben?
(St Ex) → notieren; the shares are quoted at £2die Aktien werden mit £ 2 notiert
vi
(from person, text) → zitieren; to quote from an authoreinen Schriftsteller zitieren, aus dem Werk eines Schriftstellers zitieren; … and I quote… und ich zitiere
(Comm) → ein (Preis)angebot machen; (building firm etc)einen Kostenvoranschlag machen; we asked six companies to quotewir baten sechs Firmen um Preisangaben
n
(from author, politician) → Zitat nt; a two-bar quote from Bachzwei von Bach übernommene Takte
quotes plAnführungszeichen pl, → Gänsefüßchen pl (inf); in quotesin Anführungszeichen; smart quotes (Comput) → typografische Anführungszeichen
(Comm) → Preis m; (= estimate)Kostenvoranschlag m

quote

[kwəʊt]
1. vt
a. (words, author) → citare
can you quote me an example? → puoi citarmi or farmi un esempio?
b. (Comm) (sum, figure, price) → indicare, fissare; (shares) → quotare
to quote for a job → dare un preventivo per un lavoro
the figure quoted for the repairs → il preventivo per le riparazioni
2. vi to quote fromcitare
and I quote (from text) → cito testualmente (sb's words) → riferisco or ripeto testualmente
quote ...unquote (in dictation) → aprire le virgolette... chiudere le virgolette (in lecture, report) → cito... fine della citazione
3. n
a. = quotation 1
b. quotes npl (inverted commas) → virgolette fpl
in quotes → tra virgolette

quote

(kwəut) verb
1. to repeat the exact words of a person as they were said or written. to quote Shakespeare / Shakespeare's words / from Shakespeare, `Is this a dagger which I see before me?'
2. to name (a price).
3. to mention or state in support of an argument. to quote an example.
quoˈtation noun
1. a person's exact words, as repeated by someone else. a quotation from Shakespeare.
2. a price mentioned (for a job etc).
3. the act of quoting.
quotation marks
marks (``'' or `') used to show that a person's words are being repeated exactly. He said `I'm going out.'

quote

اِقْتِبَاس, يَقْتَبِسُ citát, citovat citat, citere Zitat, zitieren απόσπασμα, παραθέτω cita, citar lainaus, siteerata citation, citer citat, citirati citare, citazione 引用する, 引用文 인용어구, 인용하다 citaat, citeren sitat, sitere cytat, zacytować citação, citar, cotação цитата, цитировать citat, citera ข้อความอ้างอิง, อ้างอิง alıntı, alıntı yapmak đoạn trích dẫn, trích dẫn 引文, 引用
References in classic literature ?
Take the twenty-fourth chapter of the Book of Job, which I am accustomed to quote in my addresses as 'the Bible upon the Beef Trust'; or take the words of Isaiah--or of the Master himself
I do not know of any poetry to quote which adequately expresses this yearning for the Wild.
Sometimes the long-suffering house was a log hut, and the brave settlers defeated a band of hostile Indians, or occasionally were massacred by them; but in either case the Simpson house looked, to quote a Riverboro expression, "as if the devil had been having an auction in it.
I have seen him tie up a lame young woman, and whip her with a heavy cowskin upon her naked shoulders, causing the warm red blood to drip; and, in justification of the bloody deed, he would quote this passage of Scripture--"He that knoweth his master's will, and doeth it not, shall be beaten with many stripes.
At a later day, I knew the language and the book; therefore, I will here quote the line: though, when I first heard it, it was only like a stroke on sounding brass to me--conveying no meaning:-
As to her family, they were totally unworthy of her, and their sentiments were utterly indifferent to him, and they might - I quote his own expression - go to the Devil.
It was a place to quote Alastor in, and nothing but a bad memory prevented my affrighting the oaks and rills with declamation.
So please you,'' said Ambrose, ``violent hands having been imposed on my reverend superior, contrary to the holy ordinance which I did already quote, and the men of Belial having rifled his mails and budgets, and stripped him of two hundred marks of pure refined gold, they do yet demand of him a large sum beside, ere they will suffer him to depart from their uncircumcised hands.
I quote the questions and answers as given in the official report pp.
He had the whole Scriptures in his memory, but seemed to have been at more pains to retain them than understand them; as he talked much he often took occasion to quote them, and did it almost always improperly.
I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that "I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery where it exists.
He forgot to tell us who was the first man in the world that had a cold in his head, and who was the first to try salivation for the French disease, but I give it accurately set forth, and quote more than five-and-twenty authors in proof of it, so you may perceive I have laboured to good purpose and that the book will be of service to the whole world.