quote2 S2 [countable]
a sentence or phrase from a book, speech etc which you repeat in a speech or piece of writing because it is interesting or amusing [= quotation]
a quote from the minister's speech
words that are in quotes are written with quotation marks around them to show that someone said those words
a statement of how much it will probably cost to build or repair something [= estimate]:
Always get a quote before proceeding with repair work.