HyperDic: quote

English > 6 senses of the word quote:
VERBcommunicationquote, citerepeat a passage from
communicationquotename the price of
communicationquote, citerefer to for illustration or proof
communicationquoteput quote marks around
NOUNcommunicationquote, quotation mark, inverted commaa punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
communicationquote, quotation, citationa passage or expression that is quoted or cited / cited
quote > pronunciation
Soundskwow't
Rhymesafloat ... zygote: 61 rhymes with owt...
English > quote: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else.
Synonymsquotation mark, inverted comma
Narrowerdouble quotesA pair of quotation marks
scare quoteThe use of quotation marks to indicate that it is not the authors preferred terminology
single quoteA single quotation mark
Broaderpunctuation, punctuation markThe marks used to clarify meaning / meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
Spanishcomillas
Catalancitació, cometa, cometes
Verbsquoteput quote marks around
English > quote: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA passage or expression that is quoted or cited / cited.
Synonymsquotation, citation
NarrowerepigraphA quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing
mimesisThe representation of another person's words in a speech
misquotation, misquoteAn incorrect quotation
Broaderexcerpt, excerption, extract, selectionA passage selected from a larger / larger work
Spanishcitación, cita
Catalancitació, cita
Verbsquoterepeat a passage from
English > quote: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningrepeat a passage from.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThe parents quote a French poem to the children; The parents quote the children a French poem
Example"He quoted the Bible to her"
Synonymcite
Narrowermisquotequote incorrectly
Broaderrepeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retellTo say, state, or perform again
Similar toquote, citerefer to for illustration or proof
Spanishcitar
Catalancitar
Nounsquotationthe practice of quoting from books or plays etc.
quotation, quotea passage or expression that is quoted or cited / cited
quotera communicator (speaker or writer) who uses quotations
English > quote: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningname the price of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"quote prices for cars"
NarrowerunderquoteQuote a price lower than that quoted by (another seller)
Broadergiveconvey or reveal information
Nounsquotationa statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
English > quote: 6 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningrefer to for illustration or proof.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
Synonymcite
Broadermention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refermake reference to
Similar toquote, citerepeat a passage from
Spanishaludir, citar, mencionar
Catalancitar
English > quote: 6 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningput quote marks around.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderpunctuate, markinsert punctuation marks into
Nounsquotea punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else

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