Definition of quote:
- A note upon an author.
- To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.
- 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.
- To name the current price of.
- To notice; to observe; to examine.
- To set down, as in writing.
advert, bring up, cite, extract, excerpt, name, acknowledgment, plagiarize, refer, quotation mark, value, reference, credit, quotation, summon, mention, rate, commendation, summons, inverted comma, demand, price, request, citation, abduce, paraphrase, adduce.
- offer (part of speech: verb)
- repetition (part of speech: noun)
- repeat (part of speech: verb)
- "The Psychology of Beauty", Ethel D. Puffer.
Again I must quote one of our soldiers: 'I don't say', he remarked, 'that our average can run rings round their best; what I say is that our average is better than their average, and our best is better than their best.- "England and the War", Walter Raleigh.
- "Dwellers in the Hills", Melville Davisson Post.