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Synonyms for quote
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quotation mark, quote, inverted comma(noun)

    a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else

    Synonyms:
    inverted comma, quotation, quotation mark, citation

  2. quotation, quote, citation(verb)

    a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

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

  3. quote, cite(verb)

    repeat a passage from

    "He quoted the Bible to her"

    Synonyms:
    bring up, refer, advert, adduce, name, summon, reference, abduce, mention, summons, cite

  4. quote(verb)

    name the price of

    "quote prices for cars"

    Synonyms:
    cite

  5. quote, cite(verb)

    refer to for illustration or proof

    "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"

    Synonyms:
    bring up, refer, advert, adduce, name, summon, reference, abduce, mention, summons, cite

  6. quote(verb)

    put quote marks around

    "Here the author is quoting his colleague"

    Synonyms:
    cite

Wiktionary

  1. quote(verb)

    Synonyms:
    cite

    Antonyms:
    end quote, unquote

  2. quote(verb)

    To refer to (part of) a speech that has been made by someone else.

    Synonyms:
    cite

    Antonyms:
    unquote, end quote

  3. quote(verb)

    To prepare a summary of work to be done and set a price.

    Synonyms:
    cite

    Antonyms:
    end quote, unquote

  4. quote(verb)

    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

    Synonyms:
    cite

    Antonyms:
    unquote, end quote

  5. quote(verb)

    To indicate verbally or by equivalent means the start of a quotation.

    Synonyms:
    cite

    Antonyms:
    end quote, unquote

  6. quote(verb)

    To observe, to take account of.

    Synonyms:
    cite

    Antonyms:
    end quote, unquote

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. quote

    To quote is to give an author's words, either exactly, as in direct quotation, or in substance, as in indirect quotation; to cite is, etymologically, to call up a passage, as a witness is summoned. In citing a passage its exact location by chapter, page, or otherwise, must be given, so that it can be promptly called into evidence; in quoting, the location may or may not be given, but the words or substance of the passage must be given. In citing, neither the author's words nor his thought may be given, but simply the reference to the location where they may be found. To quote, in the proper sense, is to give credit to the author whose words are employed. To paraphrase is to state an author's thought more freely than in indirect quotation, keeping the substance of thought and the order of statement, but changing the language, and commonly interweaving more or less explanatory matter as if part of the original writing. One may paraphrase a work with worthy motive for homiletic, devotional, or other purposes (as in the metrical versions of the Psalms), or he may plagiarize atrociously in the form of paraphrase, appropriating all that is valuable in another's thought, with the hope of escaping detection by change of phrase. To plagiarize is to quote without credit, appropriating another's words or thought as one's own. To recite or repeat is usually to quote orally, tho recite is applied in legal phrase to a particular statement of facts which is not a quotation; a kindred use obtains in ordinary speech; as, to recite one's misfortunes.

    Synonyms:
    cite, excerpt, extract, paraphrase, plagiarize, recite, repeat

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. quote

    Synonyms:
    cite, name, adduce, plead, allege, note, repeat

    Antonyms:
    disprove, refute, retort, oppose, contradict, traverse, misquote, misadduce, rebut

Editors Contribution

  1. saying

    someone's quote; what someone is dialoguing.

    her saying is well-known throughout history.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 15, 2015  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quote(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cite, adduce, extract

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. quote(v)

    Synonyms:
    cite, repeat, paraphrase, excerpt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cite, quotation, citation, mention, isced, cit, supply

How to pronounce quote?

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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say quote in sign language?

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How to use quote in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The difference between a Thought and a Proverb is that anything said by anyone is a Thought, which even upon not being intellectually worthy can be foolishly or selfishly admired by many people especially when the speaker is financially wealthy; but if a person's quote has got wisdom a lot for the whole world and endorsed or sought by sage minds only, then it becomes a Proverb.

  2. Selahattin Demirtas:

    Mr. Erdogan has compared the risks of nuclear stations with watching TV and said both are risky. I agree with the risks of wathcing TV, especially when he is on TV. (On prime minister Erdogan's quote of "people are saying nuclear stations are risky, then don't you use computers or watch TV as they also emit radiation?")

  3. Selahattin Demirtas:

    Some internal affairs ministers are 1915s model and some are 1938s model. .. All have common "small" problems, none of them have driving wheels or brakes. You can't know where they'll go or when they'll stop. (Referring to events of 1915 [Armenians] and 1938 [Tunceli Alevis], on the quote of IA minister Idris Naim Sahin saying that PKK terror organization is same as BDP)

  4. Kayleigh McEnany:

    We have a handwritten FBI note that says, quote,' we need to get Michael Flynn to lie,' quote, and get Michael Flynn fired, there is an unfair target on the back of Michael Flynn. It should concern every American, anytime there is a partisan pursuit of an individual.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    Donald Trump has explicitly come out against transferring the land from the federal government back to the state of Nevada or the people of Nevada, so yesterday, Mr. Trump told people in Vegas that Ted is -- quote -- 'sick' because he keeps lying. Well, I'll tell you, it's very interesting. You can go and watch the video of Donald being asked about what do you think about transferring the land in Nevada, back to the people of Nevada. Donald, well, I don't support that.


Translations for quote

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  • علامة اقتباس, استشهد, اقتباس, استشهاد, علامة تنصيص, سعرArabic
  • цитирамBulgarian
  • citacióCatalan, Valencian
  • citovat, kótovatCzech
  • Zitat, zitieren, Preisangebot machen, bemerken, berücksichtigen, anbietenGerman
  • παράθεμα, χωρίο, αναφέρω, παραθέτω, προσφορά, τιμή, επικαλούμαι, παράθεση, περικοπή, εισαγωγικό, εισαγωγικά, προσφέρω, μνημονεύωGreek
  • citi, citaĵo, citiloEsperanto
  • cotizar, cita, cotización, citarSpanish
  • osundama, osundusEstonian
  • lainaus, sitaatti, siteerata, tarjota, lainausmerkki, tarjous, lainataFinnish
  • deviser, coter, devis, citer, cotation, citationFrench
  • הצעת מחיר, לצטטHebrew
  • idézHungarian
  • citarIdo
  • vitna íIcelandic
  • 引用, 鉤括弧, 二重鉤括弧, 二重引用符, 「, 」, 『, 』Japanese
  • takitakiMāori
  • memetik kataMalay
  • hermetegn, anførselstegnNorwegian
  • aanhalingsteken, bestek, quoteren, citaat, prijsopgave, aanhalen, citerenDutch
  • hermeteiknNorwegian Nynorsk
  • sitat, sitereNorwegian
  • cytat, cudzysłów, wyceniać, cytowaćPolish
  • frase, citar, orçar, cotarPortuguese
  • цитата, кавычка, «, », ссылаться, котировка, давать расценку, кавычки, цитировать, предложение цены, назначенная цена, назначать ценуRussian
  • navod, citatSerbo-Croatian
  • citátSlovak
  • anbud, offert, citera, citat, citationstecken, offereraSwedish
  • కోట్Telugu
  • söz, vecize, alintiTurkish
  • 引用Chinese

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