Associations to the word «Quote»


QUOTE, noun. A quotation, statement attributed to someone else.
QUOTE, noun. A quotation mark.
QUOTE, noun. A summary of work to be done with a set price.
QUOTE, noun. A price set for a financial security or commodity.
QUOTE, verb. (transitive) To repeat someone’s exact words.
QUOTE, verb. (transitive) To prepare a summary of work to be done and set a price.
QUOTE, verb. (Commerce) (transitive) To name the current price, notably of a financial security.
QUOTE, verb. (intransitive) To indicate verbally or by equivalent means the start of a quotation.
QUOTE, verb. (archaic) To observe, to take account of.
QUOTE CHAPTER AND VERSE, verb. Alternative form of cite chapter and verse
QUOTE MARK, noun. (informal) A quotation mark; a quote.
QUOTE STUFFING, noun. (finance) A form of market manipulation employed by high-frequency traders that involves quickly entering and withdrawing large orders in an attempt to flood the market and create confusion.
QUOTE UNQUOTE, adjective. (idiomatic) Emphasizes the following, or sometimes preceding, word or phrase for irony, as used almost exclusively in spoken language.
QUOTE UNQUOTE, adverb. Used in spoken language to delimit a quotation in the same function as quotation marks.

Dictionary definition

QUOTE, noun. A punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else.
QUOTE, noun. A passage or expression that is quoted or cited.
QUOTE, verb. Repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her".
QUOTE, verb. Name the price of; "quote prices for cars".
QUOTE, verb. Refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior".
QUOTE, verb. Put quote marks around; "Here the author is quoting his colleague".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.