Pronunciation Noun

quote (plural quotes)

  1. A quotation; a statement attributed to a person.
  2. A quotation mark.
  3. 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.
  4. A price set for a financial security or commodity.
Translations Translations Translations Translations Verb

quote (quotes, present participle quoting; past and past participle quoted)

  1. (transitive) To repeat the exact words of (a person).
    The writer quoted the president.
  2. (transitive) To repeat (the exact words of a person).
    The writer quoted the president's speech.
  3. (transitive) To prepare a summary of work to be done and set a price.
  4. (Commerce, transitive) To name the current price, notably of a financial security.
  5. (intransitive) To indicate verbally or by equivalent means the start of a quotation.
  6. (archaic) To observe, to take account of.
Synonyms Antonyms Related terms Translations Translations Translations
  • French: coter
  • German: Preis angeben
  • Portuguese: cotar
  • Russian: назнача́ть це́ну
  • French: ouvrir les guillemets
  • German: anführen

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