What does the word quotation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of quoting.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The words or price quoted.

Usage examples for quotation

  1. The check which had interested him had been dated three days before, and he looked back to the quotation list for that date. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  2. Indeed, in the passage from which this quotation is taken, Professor Fisher says that the quantity theory of money rests on just this peculiarity of money. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  3. At any rate, he appears in your Review as the advocate for Free Love, and it seems to us strange that you should place his work in the exaggerated importance of 'The Book of the Month, ' accompanied by eighteen pages of comment and quotation, in which there is a publicity given to the work out of all proportion to its merits. – Adventures in Criticism by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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