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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Interjection


Noun quote has 2 senses

Verb quote has 4 senses


quotev. t. [OF. quoter, F. coter to letter, number, to quote, LL. quotare to divide into chapters and verses, fr. L. quotus. See Quota.].
  •  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; as, to quote a passage from Homer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To name the current price of.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To notice; to observe; to examine.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To set down, as in writing.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To cite; name; adduce; repeat.
     A note upon an author.  Cotgrave.  [1913 Webster]


quote, v. & n.
1 cite or appeal to (an author, book, etc.) in confirmation of some view.
2 repeat a statement by (another person) or copy out a passage from (don't quote me).
3 (often absol.) a repeat or copy out (a passage) usu. with an indication that it is borrowed. b (foll. by from) cite (an author, book, etc.).
4 (foll. by as) cite (an author etc.) as proof, evidence, etc.
5 a enclose (words) in quotation marks. b (as int.) (in dictation, reading aloud, etc.) indicate the presence of opening quotation marks (he said, quote, 'I shall stay').
6 (often foll. by at) state the price of (a commodity, bet, etc.) (quoted at 200 to 1).
7 Stock Exch. regularly list the price of.
--n. colloq.
1 a passage quoted.
2 a price quoted.
3 (usu. in pl.) quotation marks.

ME, earlier 'mark with numbers', f. med.L quotare f. quot how many, or as QUOTA



affirm, allege, assert, asseverate, aver, bring in, bring up, call to mind, call up, cite, cite a particular, come again, copy, declare, demonstrate, ditto, do a repeat, do again, do over, document, double, duplicate, echo, example, excerpt, exemplify, extract, give a for-instance, illustrate, imitate, instance, itemize, mention, name, nuncupate, parrot, particularize, plagiarize, proclaim, quotation, recite, redo, redouble, reduplicate, reecho, refer to, reference, regurgitate, reincarnate, relate, renew, repeat, reproduce, retell, revive, say again, state




VB conform to, conform to rule, accommodate oneself to, adapt oneself to, rub off corners, be regular, move in a groove, follow observe the rules, go by the rules, bend to the rules, obey the rules, obey the precedents, comply with, tally with, chime in with, fall in with, be guided by, be regulated by, fall into a custom, fall into a usage, follow the fashion, follow the crowd, follow the multitude, pass muster, do as others do, hurler avec les loups, stand on ceremony, when in Rome do as the Romans do, go with the stream, go with the flow, swim with the stream, swim with the current, swim with the tide, blow with the wind, stick to the beaten track, keep one in countenance, exemplify, illustrate, cite, quote, quote precedent, quote authority, appeal to authority, put a case, produce an instance, elucidate, explain.


VB be evidence, evince, show, betoken, tell of, indicate, imply, involve, argue, bespeak, breathe, have weight, carry weight, tell, speak volumes, speak for itself, rest upon, depend upon, repose on, bear witness, give evidence, testify, depose, witness, vouch for, sign, seal, undersign, set one's hand and seal, sign and seal, deliver as one's act and deed, certify, attest, acknowledge, make absolute, confirm, prove (demonstrate), indorse, countersign, corroborate, support, ratify, bear out, uphold, warrant, adduce, attest, cite, quote, refer to, appeal to, call, call to witness, bring forward, bring into court, allege, plead, produce witnesses, confront witnesses, place into evidence, mark into evidence, collect evidence, bring together evidence, rake up evidence, experiment, have a case, make out a case, establish, authenticate, substantiate, verify, make good, quote chapter and verse, bring home to, bring to book.

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