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 for Quote
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quote \Quote\ (kw[=o]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quoted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Quoting.] [OF. quoter, F. coter to letter, number,
     to quote, LL. quotare to divide into chapters and verses, fr.
     L. quotus. See Quota.] [Formerly written also cote.]
     1. To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat,
        or adduce, as a passage from an author or speaker, by way
        of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from
        Homer.
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     2. To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a
        statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.
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     3. (Com.) To name the current price of.
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     4. To notice; to observe; to examine. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     5. To set down, as in writing. [Obs.] "He's quoted for a most
        perfidious slave." --Shak.
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     Syn: To cite; name; adduce; repeat.
  
     Usage: Quote, Cite. To cite was originally to call into
            court as a witness, etc., and hence denotes bringing
            forward any thing or person as evidence. Quote usually
            signifies to reproduce another's words; it is also
            used to indicate an appeal to some one as an
            authority, without adducing his exact words.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quote \Quote\ (kw[=o]t), n.
     A note upon an author. [Obs.] --Cotgrave.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  quote
      n 1: a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to
           someone else [syn: quotation mark, quote, inverted
           comma]
      2: a passage or expression that is quoted or cited [syn:
         quotation, quote, citation]
      v 1: repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her" [syn:
           quote, cite]
      2: name the price of; "quote prices for cars"
      3: refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote
         several instances of this behavior" [syn: quote, cite]
      4: put quote marks around; "Here the author is quoting his
         colleague"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "quote":
     affirm, allege, assert, asseverate, aver, bring in, bring up,
     call to mind, call up, cite, cite a particular, come again, copy,
     declare, demonstrate, ditto, do a repeat, do again, do over,
     document, double, duplicate, echo, example, excerpt, exemplify,
     extract, give a for-instance, illustrate, imitate, instance,
     itemize, mention, name, nuncupate, parrot, particularize,
     plagiarize, proclaim, quotation, recite, redo, redouble,
     reduplicate, reecho, refer to, reference, regurgitate, reincarnate,
     relate, renew, repeat, reproduce, retell, revive, say again,
     state
  
  

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