1. a quotation from a text or speech.
  2. a quotation giving the estimated cost for a particular job or service.


  1. repeat or copy out (words from a text or speech written or spoken by another person).
  2. mention or refer to (someone or something) to provide evidence or authority for a statement or opinion.
  3. to repeat (a passage, phrase, etc.) from a book, speech, or the like, as by way of authority, illustration, etc.
  4. to repeat words from (a book, author, etc.).
  5. to use a brief excerpt from:
  6. to cite, offer, or bring forward as evidence or support.
  7. to enclose (words) within quotation marks.


  1. to state (a price).
  2. to state the current price of.
  3. give someone (the estimated price of a job or service).

Stock Market

  1. A price offered by a market-maker for the sale or purchase of a stock or other security.
  2. A quotation or listing of a company on a stock exchange



From Old French coter, from Medieval Latin quotare “distinguish by numbers, number chapters,” from Latin quotus “which in order? what number (in sequence)?,” from quot “how many,” from PIE *kwo-ti-, from pronominal root *kwo-.

Related Words

recall cite name recite attest parrot reference excerpt detail recollect proclaim adduce instance paraphrase extract retell



I am the captain of my ship: The master of my destiny.

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