- IPA: /kwəʊt/
quote (plural quotes)
- A quotation; a statement attributed to a person.
- A quotation mark.
- 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.
- A price set for a financial security or commodity.
- French: guillemet
- German: Anführungszeichen
- Italian: virgolette
- Portuguese: aspa
- Russian: кавы́чка
- Spanish: comillas
- French: devis, cotation
- Italian: preventivo
- Portuguese: orçamento
- Russian: предложе́ние цена
- Spanish: presupuesto
quote (quotes, present participle quoting; past and past participle quoted)
- (transitive) To repeat the exact words of (a person).
- The writer quoted the president.
- (transitive) To repeat (the exact words of a person).
- The writer quoted the president's speech.
- (transitive) To prepare a summary of work to be done and set a price.
- (Commerce, transitive) To name the current price, notably of a financial security.
- (intransitive) To indicate verbally or by equivalent means the start of a quotation.
- (archaic) To observe, to take account of.
- (repeat words) cite
- end quote
- French: (colloquial) deviser, coter
- German: Preisangebot machen, anbieten
- Portuguese: orçar
- Russian: дава́ть расце́нку
- Spanish: cotizar
- French: ouvrir les guillemets
- German: anführen