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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Quote  \Quote\,  n. 
  A  note  upon  an  author.  [Obs.]  --Cotgrave. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Quote  \Quote\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Quoted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Quoting}.]  [OF.  quoter,  F.  coter  to  letter,  number,  to 
  quote,  LL  quotare  to  divide  into  chapters  and  verses,  fr  L. 
  quotus.  See  {Quota}.]  [Formerly  written  also  {cote}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  2.  To  cite  a  passage  from  to  name  as  the  authority  for  a 
  statement  or  an  opinion;  as  to  quote  Shakespeare. 
 
  3.  (Com.)  To  name  the  current  price  of 
 
  4.  To  notice;  to  observe;  to  examine.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  set  down  as  in  writing.  [Obs.]  ``He's  quoted  for  a 
  most  perfidious  slave.''  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  cite;  name  adduce;  repeat. 
 
  Usage:  {Quote},  {Cite}.  To  cite  was  originally  to  call  into 
  court  as  a  witness,  etc.,  and  hence  denotes  bringing 
  forward  any  thing  or  person  as  evidence.  Quote  usually 
  signifies  to  reproduce  another's  words  it  is  also 
  used  to  indicate  an  appeal  to  some  one  as  an 
  authority,  without  adducing  his  exact  words 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  quote 
  n  1:  a  punctuation  mark  used  to  attribute  the  enclosed  text  to 
  someone  else  [syn:  {quotation  mark},  {inverted  comma}] 
  2:  a  passage  or  expression  that  is  quoted  [syn:  {quotation}] 
  v  1:  repeat  a  passage  from  "He  quoted  the  Bible  to  her  [syn:  {cite}] 
  2:  name  the  price  of  "quote  prices  for  cars" 




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