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    quote - Dictionary definition and meaning for word quote

    Definition
    (noun) a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else Definition
    (noun) a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    Synonyms : citation , quotation
    Definition
    (verb) repeat a passage from
    Synonyms : cite
    Example Sentence
    • He quoted the Bible to her
    Definition
    (verb) name the price of
    Example Sentence
    • quote prices for cars
    Definition
    (verb) refer to for illustration or proof
    Synonyms : cite
    Example Sentence
    • He said he could quote several instances of this behavior
    Definition
    (verb) put quote marks around
    Example Sentence
    • Here the author is quoting his colleague
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