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Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
Christian Nestell Bovee

Meaning of "quote" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD QUOTE

From Medieval Latin quotāre to assign reference numbers to passages, from Latin quot how many.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF QUOTE

quote  [kwəʊt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUOTE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quote is a verb and can also act as a noun and an exclamation.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb quote in English.



Exclamation is an expression or voice that reflects an emotion or exaltation.

WHAT DOES QUOTE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Quote

Quotation is the repetition of someone else's statement or thoughts. Quotation marks are punctuation marks used in text to indicate the words of another speaker or writer. Both of these words are sometimes abbreviated as "quote". Quote may also refer to...

Definition of quote in the English dictionary

The first definition of quote in the dictionary is to recite a quotation, esp as a means of illustrating or supporting a statement. Other definition of quote is to put quotation marks round. Quote is also to state of.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO QUOTE

PRESENT

Present
I quote
you quote
he/she/it quotes
we quote
you quote
they quote
Present continuous
I am quoting
you are quoting
he/she/it is quoting
we are quoting
you are quoting
they are quoting
Present perfect
I have quoted
you have quoted
he/she/it has quoted
we have quoted
you have quoted
they have quoted
Present perfect continuous
I have been quoting
you have been quoting
he/she/it has been quoting
we have been quoting
you have been quoting
they have been quoting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I quoted
you quoted
he/she/it quoted
we quoted
you quoted
they quoted
Past continuous
I was quoting
you were quoting
he/she/it was quoting
we were quoting
you were quoting
they were quoting
Past perfect
I had quoted
you had quoted
he/she/it had quoted
we had quoted
you had quoted
they had quoted
Past perfect continuous
I had been quoting
you had been quoting
he/she/it had been quoting
we had been quoting
you had been quoting
they had been quoting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will quote
you will quote
he/she/it will quote
we will quote
you will quote
they will quote
Future continuous
I will be quoting
you will be quoting
he/she/it will be quoting
we will be quoting
you will be quoting
they will be quoting
Future perfect
I will have quoted
you will have quoted
he/she/it will have quoted
we will have quoted
you will have quoted
they will have quoted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been quoting
you will have been quoting
he/she/it will have been quoting
we will have been quoting
you will have been quoting
they will have been quoting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would quote
you would quote
he/she/it would quote
we would quote
you would quote
they would quote
Conditional continuous
I would be quoting
you would be quoting
he/she/it would be quoting
we would be quoting
you would be quoting
they would be quoting
Conditional perfect
I would have quote
you would have quote
he/she/it would have quote
we would have quote
you would have quote
they would have quote
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been quoting
you would have been quoting
he/she/it would have been quoting
we would have been quoting
you would have been quoting
they would have been quoting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you quote
we let´s quote
you quote
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to quote
Past participle
quoted
Present Participle
quoting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUOTE


boat
bəʊt
coat
kəʊt
cote
kəʊt
endnote
ˈɛndˌnəʊt
float
fləʊt
goat
ɡəʊt
Grote
ɡrəʊt
houseboat
ˈhaʊsˌbəʊt
misquote
ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt
note
nəʊt
outquote
ˌaʊtˈkwəʊt
promote
prəˈməʊt
remote
rɪˈməʊt
requote
riːˈkwəʊt
throat
θrəʊt
tote
təʊt
underquote
ˌʌndəˈkwəʊt
unquote
ʌnˈkwəʊt
vote
vəʊt
wrote
rəʊt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUOTE

quota-hopper
quota-hopping
quotability
quotable
quotableness
quotably
quotation
quotation mark
quotation marks
quotatious
quotative
quote-driven
quote-unquote
quoted company
quoter
quoteworthy
quoth
quotha
quotidian
quotient

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUOTE

anecdote
antidote
azote
blue note
capote
coyote
denote
devote
dote
duckfoot quote
footnote
Lanzarote
mote
of note
Post-it Note
pote
Quixote
quote-unquote
rote
take note

Synonyms and antonyms of quote in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «QUOTE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «quote» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of quote

Translation of «quote» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUOTE

Find out the translation of quote to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of quote from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «quote» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

引文
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cita
570 millions of speakers

English

quote
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समीक्षा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اِقْتِبَاس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

цитата
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

citação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উদ্ধৃতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

citation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Petikan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zitat
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

引用文
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

인용어구
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kutipan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đoạn trích dẫn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேற்கோள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

alıntı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

citazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cytat
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

цитата
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

citat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απόσπασμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aanhaling
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

citat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sitat
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of quote

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUOTE»

The term «quote» is very widely used and occupies the 1.846 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of quote
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUOTE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «quote» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «quote» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quote

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «QUOTE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word quote.
1
John Acton
The greatest men, you can quote for everything.
2
Amos Bronson Alcott
One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
3
Anthony Anderson
You take the quote from Sam Jackson about how he'll never work with a rapper, and I can understand where he's coming from because he says rappers can't act.
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Kevin Ayers
We had literary references, so we knew what we were talking about. We could quote things, talk about books we'd read; you can say something, you don't have to explain it.
5
Robert Benchley
The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.
6
Marc Benioff
Journalists immediately think of me as a resource for a quote or comment because they know that I will be available to offer fresh insight and meet their deadlines.
7
Marsha Blackburn
I often quote Ronald Reagan, who is pretty close to my favorite President ever, I will have to say that, but one of my favorite remarks he ever made was that when you look at Federal programs, there is nothing so close to eternal life on Earth as a Federal Government program.
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Kirby Bliss Blanton
I like 'The Big Lebowski'. The Dude is my man. My brother and I can quote that.
9
Christian Nestell Bovee
Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
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Mehcad Brooks
I read a quote by James Dean when I was 17; he said, 'I'd rather starve than do a whole bunch of work that I don't care about.' The older I got, the more I understood what he was saying. If I want to do a whole lot of work that I don't care about, then I would probably be working in a law office somewhere.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUOTE»

Discover the use of quote in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quote and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Speaker's Quote Book: Over 5,000 Illustrations and ...
Everyone who speaks or preaches needs a ready supply of thought-provoking examples and resources. The Speaker's Quote Book provides the attention-getting stories and the punchy quotations that add depth to any sermon or presentation.
‎2009
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Why Do We Quote?: The Culture and History of Quotation
This book brings together a down-to-earth account of contemporary quoting with an examination of the comparative and historical background that lies behind it and the characteristic way that quoting links past and present, the far and the ...
Ruth Finnegan, 2011
3
The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When
Ralph Keyes’s The Quote Verifier considers not only classic misquotes such as “Nice guys finish last,” and “Play it again, Sam,” but more surprising ones such as “Ain’t I a woman?” and “Golf is a good walk spoiled,” as ...
Ralph Keyes, 2007
4
Quote Junkie: Philosophy Edition
This particular edition of the series includes over 1300 quotes from philosophers, and people who have had philosophical moments of wisdom. This is a must-have for all quote lovers.
Hagopian Institute, 2008
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Don't Quote Me®: 100 Puzzles from The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper
Don’t Quote Me®, launched on the puzzle page of USA TODAY in August 08, takes a famous quote, extracts key words from the quote, and presents the words in a jumbled order. Solvers must put the words in order to complete the quote.
USA Today, 2010
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Quote Junkie: Leadership Edition
This particular edition of the series includes quotes about leadership from some of the world's greatest leaders. This edition will prove to be an excellent source of words of wisdom for coaches, teachers, managers, and parents.
Hagopian Institute, 2008
7
Quote Poet Unquote: Contemporary Quotations on Poets and Poetry
A teeming mosaic of provocative one-liners and chewy ruminations on the art and practice of poetry.
Dennis O'Driscoll, 2008
8
Quote Junkie B.c.: A Fantastic Collection of the Greatest ...
The Hagopian Institute, LLC has compiled the Quote Junkie series. The overall series includes over 8,000 quotes, focusing mostly on short quotes that can be used in everyday life as sources of wisdom and inspiration.
Hagopian Institute, 2008
9
Quote Me the Book of All New Quotes
I still have thousands of unpublished quotes and saying, and if this book sells well I will write a second book lord willing.
Joseph Julius Bonkowski, Jr., 2009
10
Quote Junkie: Political: Some of the Greatest Political ...
A great book for political, and history junkies. This edition offers quotes from some of the greatest men and women in the history of the world, from all corners of the world. Enjoy!
Hagopian Institute, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUOTE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term quote is used in the context of the following news items.
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Amazon upgrades Kindle quote sharing with Instant Previews
An update to the Kindle app for Android adds an “Instant Preview” feature that allows readers to share quotes from books via more channels, and the newly ... «GeekWire, Jun 15»
2
The Crazy Reason This Teen's Yearbook Quote Was Almost …
Not only did Maxwell Barrett, 18, use his senior yearbook quote as an opportunity to come out to his parents, but he also used it as a way to fight a teacher's ... «Cosmopolitan.com, Jun 15»
3
California High School Graduate Strikes Back at School Dress Code …
The senior portrait of a recent California high school graduate has gone viral thanks to her senior quote that took a jab at her school's dress code policy. “I would ... «ABC News, Jun 15»
4
Gay feminist teen blows the internet up with her yearbook quote
If yearbook quotes were performed live on stage, in front of the entire world — as opposed to written down and then published months later for a few hundred ... «CBC.ca, May 15»
5
Gay student suspended after kerfuffle over yearbook quote
Student suspended after kerfuffle over pro-gay yearbook quote Blair Gaboury in the backyard of his St. Catharines, Ont., home May 27, 2015. «Winnipeg Sun, May 15»
6
Russell Crowe enraged by satire site's fake quote
Actor Russell Crowe has been had, throwing an online hissy fit about being misquoted on a satire website. ClickHole ran the joke quote from the the 51-year-old ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Apr 15»
7
Quiz: Famous quotes that are always misattributed
The limited-edition stamp, unveiled Tuesday, features a photo of the author and poet alongside the quote, “A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings ... «PBS NewsHour, Apr 15»
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Oops: Quote on Maya Angelou stamp isn't hers
(CNN) The late author/poet Maya Angelou was well-known for her many thought-provoking quotes, but it appears that one that was used for her stamp is not ... «CNN, Apr 15»
9
Twitter is finally fixing the Quote Tweet button
Twitter is finally fixing one of the worst things about its services: the “Quote Tweet” button. In an update that's rolling out today, the button now embeds the tweet ... «The Next Web, Apr 15»
10
Ben Franklin's Famous 'Liberty, Safety' Quote Lost Its Context In 21st …
Benjamin Franklin once said: "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." That quote ... «NPR, Mar 15»

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