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Quotable vs. Quote

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Quotableadjective

Capable or worthy of being quoted

‘a quotable writer’; ‘a quotable sentence’;

Quotenoun

A quotation, statement attributed to someone else.

Quotableadjective

Capable or worthy of being quoted; as, a quotable writer; a quotable sentence.

Quotenoun

A quotation mark.

Quotableadjective

able or fit to be repeated or quoted;

‘what he said was not repeatable in polite company’; ‘he comes up with so many quotable phrases’;

Quotenoun

A summary of work to be done with a set price.

‘After going over the hefty quotes, the board decided it was cheaper to have the project executed by its own staff.’;

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Quotableadjective

suitable for or worthy of quotation;

‘a quotable slogan’; ‘his remarks are not quotable in mixed company’;

Quotenoun

A price set for a financial security or commodity.

Quoteverb

(transitive) To repeat someone’s exact words.

Quoteverb

(transitive) To prepare a summary of work to be done and set a price.

Quoteverb

To name the current price, notably of a financial security.

Quoteverb

(intransitive) To indicate verbally or by equivalent means the start of a quotation.

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Quoteverb

(archaic) To observe, to take account of.

Quoteverb

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.

Quoteverb

To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.

Quoteverb

To name the current price of.

Quoteverb

To notice; to observe; to examine.

Quoteverb

To set down, as in writing.

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Quotenoun

A note upon an author.

Quotenoun

a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else

Quotenoun

a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

Quoteverb

repeat a passage from;

‘He quoted the Bible to her’;

Quoteverb

name the price of;

‘quote prices for cars’;

Quoteverb

refer to for illustration or proof;

‘He said he could quote several instances of this behavior’;

Quoteverb

put quote marks around;

‘Here the author is quoting his colleague’;

Quoteverb

repeat or copy out (words from a text or speech written or spoken by another person)

‘he quoted from the scriptures’; ‘I realized she was quoting passages from Shakespeare’;

Quoteverb

repeat a statement by (someone)

‘a military spokesman was quoted as saying that the border was now quiet’;

Quoteverb

mention or refer to (someone or something) to provide evidence or authority for a statement or opinion

‘the examples quoted above could be multiplied from case studies from all over England’;

Quoteverb

put forward or describe someone or something as being

‘heavy teaching loads are often quoted as a bad influence on research’;

Quoteverb

give someone (the estimated price of a job or service)

‘a garage quoted him £30’;

Quoteverb

name at (specified odds)

‘he is quoted as 9–2 favourite to score the first goal of the match’;

Quoteverb

give (a company) a quotation or listing on a stock exchange

‘a British conglomerate quoted on the London Stock Exchange’;

Quotenoun

a quotation from a text or speech

‘a quote from Wordsworth’;

Quotenoun

a quotation giving the estimated cost for a particular job or service

‘quotes from different insurance companies’;

Quotenoun

a price offered by a market-maker for the sale or purchase of a stock or other security

‘quotes for North Sea Brent were rising’;

Quotenoun

a quotation or listing of a company on a stock exchange.

Quotenoun

quotation marks

‘use double quotes around precise phrases you wish to search for’;

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