Definition of quotation :
1. A piece of hollow type metal, lower than type, and measuring two or more pica ems in length and breadth, used in the blank spaces at the beginning and end of chapters, etc.
2. Quota; share.
3. That which is quoted or cited; a part of a book or writing named, repeated, or adduced as evidence or illustration.
4. The act of quoting or citing.
5. The naming or publishing of the current price of stocks, bonds, or any commodity; also the price named.
inverted comma, excerpt, computer address, quotation mark, selection, character reference, fee, credit entry, reference point, reference work, repetition, point of reference, acknowledgement, passage, action, credit rating, backstory, commendation, cite, acknowledgment, course credit, content, character, ad-lib, extract, act, honorable mention, recitation, consultation, aside, denouement, reference book, book of facts, recognition, credit, line, deferred payment, quote, comic relief, bill, denotation, the credits, extension, address, contrivance, source, sentence
evidence (part of speech: noun)
deposition, certification, confirmation, attestation, connotation, evidence, declaration, information, data, demonstration, indication, documentation, fact, exemplification, manifestation, corroboration, testimony, illustration, support, observation, establishment, substantiation, exhibit, statement, counter-evidence, specimen, determination, authentication, validation, proof
price (part of speech: noun)
referral (part of speech: noun)
offer (part of speech: noun)
- Rick recognized the quotation from his school- work. - "The Electronic Mind Reader", John Blaine.
- Every quotation his companion evaded or turned aside, only to be met by another passage. - "The Key To Peace", A. Marie Miles.
- We see by this last quotation where it was that Lamb originally sought for consolation. - "Biographical Essays", Thomas de Quincey.