Definition of Quotation

1. Noun. A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage. "The article includes mention of similar clinical cases"

Exact synonyms: Acknowledgment, Citation, Cite, Credit, Mention, Reference
Generic synonyms: Annotation, Notation, Note
Specialized synonyms: Photo Credit, Cross-index, Cross-reference
Derivative terms: Acknowledge, Cite, Cite, Cite, Cite, Credit, Mention, Reference



2. Noun. A passage or expression that is quoted or cited.
Exact synonyms: Citation, Quote
Generic synonyms: Excerpt, Excerption, Extract, Selection
Specialized synonyms: Epigraph, Mimesis, Misquotation, Misquote
Derivative terms: Cite, Cite, Cite, Cite, Quote, Quote

3. Noun. A statement of the current market price of a security or commodity.
Generic synonyms: Statement
Derivative terms: Quote

4. Noun. The practice of quoting from books or plays etc.. "Since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
Generic synonyms: Pattern, Practice
Derivative terms: Quote

Definition of Quotation

1. n. The act of quoting or citing.

Definition of Quotation

1. 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. ¹

2. Noun. The act of naming a price; the price that has been quoted. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quotation

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quotation

quorates
quorum
quorum sensing
quorums
quot.
quot homines tot sententiæ
quota
quota-hopping
quotabilities
quotability
quotable
quotably
quotaless
quotalike
quotas
quotation
quotation-mark
quotation mark
quotation marks
quotationally
quotationist
quotationists
quotations
quotative
quotatives
quote
quote-driven
quote chapter and verse
quote mark
quote unquote

Literary usage of Quotation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Composition and Rhetoric: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges by John Seely Hart (1892)
"Any alteration whatever in the words inclosed in quotation marks is regarded as ... Quotation marks are not proper when we state the opinion of others in ..."

2. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1859)
"Quotation. IT is generally supposed that where there is no Quotation, ... The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by Quotation. ..."

3. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1858)
"Quotation. IT is generally supposed that where there is no Quotation, ... The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by Quotation. ..."

4. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1864)
"Quotation. IT is generally supposed that where there is no Quotation, ... The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by Quotation. ..."

5. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1859)
"Quotation. • IT is generally supposed that where there is no Quotation, there will be found most originality. Our writers usually furnish their pages ..."

6. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"SCHLICHER ON "THE MOODS OF INDIRECT Quotation" Mr. ... Here the mood determines whether the verb in question is felt to be included in the quotation or not ..."

7. Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors by John Wilson (1871)
"These marks consist of two inverted commas placed at the beginning, and two apostrophes at the end, of a quotation. RULE L Words borrowed from a Speaker or ..."

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