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Definition 1: a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for quote in the sense of this definition

(quote is a kind of ...) the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases

(... is a kind of quote ) a single quotation mark

(... is a kind of quote ) a pair of quotation marks

(... is a kind of quote ) the use of quotation marks to indicate that it is not the authors preferred terminology

Definition 2: a passage or expression that is quoted or cited - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for quote in the sense of this definition

(quote is a kind of ...) a passage selected from a larger work

"he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"

(... is a kind of quote ) a quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing

(... is a kind of quote ) the representation of another person's words in a speech

(... is a kind of quote ) an incorrect quotation

Definition 3: repeat a passage from - [verb of communication]

Samples where quote or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He quoted the Bible to her

Synonyms for quote in the sense of this definition

(quote is a kind of ...) to say, state, or perform again

"She kept reiterating her request"

(... is a kind of quote ) quote incorrectly

"He had misquoted the politician"

(quote has a similar meaning as ...) refer to for illustration or proof

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

Definition 4: refer to for illustration or proof - [verb of communication]

Samples where quote or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He said he could quote several instances of this behavior

Synonyms for quote in the sense of this definition

(quote is a kind of ...) make reference to

"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

(quote has a similar meaning as ...) repeat a passage from

"He quoted the Bible to her"

Definition 5: put quote marks around - [verb of communication]

Samples where quote or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Here the author is quoting his colleague

(quote is a kind of ...) insert punctuation marks into

Definition 6: name the price of - [verb of communication]

Samples where quote or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • quote prices for cars

(quote is a kind of ...) convey or reveal information

"Give one's name"

(... is a kind of quote ) quote a price lower than that quoted by (another seller)

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