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Synonyms for quotation
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation(noun)

    a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

    "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"

    Synonyms:
    extension, denotation, commendation, course credit, book of facts, character reference, credit rating, reference point, character, reference, mention, citation, honorable mention, deferred payment, acknowledgement, reference book, quote, acknowledgment, credit entry, recognition, computer address, consultation, address, source, cite, point of reference, credit, reference work

  2. quotation, quote, citation(noun)

    a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

    Synonyms:
    inverted comma, credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, citation, reference, quotation mark, cite

  3. quotation(noun)

    a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity

    Synonyms:
    quote, acknowledgment, mention, reference, credit, cite, citation

  4. quotation(noun)

    the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.

    "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"

    Synonyms:
    quote, acknowledgment, mention, reference, credit, cite, citation

Wiktionary

  1. quotation(noun)

    Synonyms:
    quote, citation

  2. quotation(noun)

    A fragment of a human expression that is being referred to by somebody else. Most often a quotation is taken from literature, but also sentences from a speech, scenes from a movie, elements of a painting, etc. may be quoted.

    Where they burn books, they will also burn people is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine.

    Synonyms:
    quote, citation

  3. quotation(noun)

    The act of naming a price; the price that has been quoted.

    Let's get a quotation for repairing the roof before we decide whether it's worth doing.

    Synonyms:
    quote, citation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quotation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    citation, extract

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. quotation(n)

    Synonyms:
    citation, excerpt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    quote, citation, supply, rating, offer, summons, offering, offerings, commendation, bid

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How to use quotation in a sentence?

  1. Henry W. Fowler:

    Quotation ... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give it himself, or because they are beautiful or witty, or because he expects them to touch a cord of association in his reader, or because he wishes to show that he is learned and well read. Quotations due to the last motive are invariably ill-advised the discerning reader detects it and is contemptuous the undiscerning is perhaps impressed, but even then is at the same time repelled, pretentious quotations being the surest road to tedium.

  2. Ambrose Bierce:

    Quotation, n The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    A fine quotation has really no meaning only when one reads without getting any inspiration from it.

  4. Shaquille ONeal:

    N.B. This quotation is a paraphrase of a much older quote by Aristotle, which see.

  5. Benjamin Disraeli:

    The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.


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