quotequote1 /kwəʊt $ kwoʊt/ ●●○S3W3AWL verb 🔊 🔊 1[intransitive, transitive]ALTCN to repeat exactly what someone else has said or writtenquote from 🔊 She quoted from a newspaper article. 🔊 He quoted a short passage from the Bible. 🔊 A military spokesman was quoted as saying that the border area is now safe.quote somebody on something 🔊 Can I quote you on that?2[transitive] to give a piece of information that is written down somewhere 🔊 You can order by phoning our hotline and quoting your credit card number. 🔊 He quoted a figure of 220 deaths each year from accidents in the home.3[transitive]EXAMPLE to give something as an example to support what you are saying syn cite 🔊 Mr Jackson quoted the case of an elderly man who had been evicted from his home.quote something as something 🔊 He quoted the example of France as a country with a good rail service. 🔊 The nurses’ union was quoted as an example of a responsible trade union.4[transitive]TBB to tell a customer the price you will charge them for a service or product 🔊 They quoted a price of £15,000.quote something for something 🔊 The firm originally quoted £6,000 for the whole job.5[transitive] to give the price of a share or currency 🔊 The pound was quoted this morning at just under $1.46. 🔊 The company is now quoted on the stock exchange (=people can buy and sell shares in it).6 →(I) quote7 →quote ... unquote→ See Verb table
quote• They then gave me a quote.• Taxcollector turned apostle; he wrote the first Gospel between 60 and 90, which containsquotes from the Old Testament.• The Court held that he need not state expressly that his quote was a fairquote.• Currently, traders' names are displayed on Nasdaq quotes but not on Instinet screens.• Order-driven trading is different from the traditional market-making system, which has a middlemanprovidingquotes.From Longman Business Dictionaryquotequote1 /kwəʊtkwoʊt/ verb [transitive]1COMMERCEto tell a customer the price you will charge them for a service or productHotels often quote a special rate for groups who use the hotel on a regular basis.2FINANCE to give the price of a share or currencybe quoted atThe company’s shares were quoted at $35.375, down 12.5 cents.The dollar was quoted at 124.85 yen.→ See Verb tablequotequote2 noun [countable]COMMERCEa written statement of how much something will cost, for example some building work SYN QUOTATIONAlways get a quote before proceeding with work.