Quote ( verb , noun )

(As a verb)

Quote ( verb )

  1. To repeat or copy out a passage from a text or speech.
  2. To attribute a statement to a particular person or source.
  3. To provide a price for goods or services.

Origin:

From the latin quotare, meaning to mark the number of.

Examples:

  1. He quoted a passage from the book in his speech.
  2. She quoted him as saying that the project was a success.
  3. The contractor quoted a price for the work.
  4. The journalist quoted the politician's statement.
  5. The teacher asked the students to quote the poem they had learned.

(As a noun)

Quote ( noun )

  1. To repeat or copy out a passage from a text or speech.
  2. To attribute a statement to a particular person or source.
  3. To provide a price for goods or services.

Origin:

From the latin quotare, meaning to mark the number of.

Examples:

  1. He quoted a passage from the book in his speech.
  2. She quoted him as saying that the project was a success.
  3. The contractor quoted a price for the work.
  4. The journalist quoted the politician's statement.
  5. The teacher asked the students to quote the poem they had learned.
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