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Quoted Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Quote \Quote\, 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.
  2. To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.
  3. (Com.) To name the current price of.
  4. To notice; to observe; to examine. [Obs.] --Shak.
  5. To set down, as in writing. [Obs.] ``He's quoted for a most perfidious slave.'' --Shak. 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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Quoted'


A quotation or quote is the repetition of one expression as part of another one, particularly when the quoted expression is well-known or explicitly attributed (as by citation) to its original source, and it is indicated by (punctuated with) quotation marks.

A quotation can also refer to the repeated use of units of any other form of expression, especially parts of artistic works: elements of a painting, scenes from a movie or sections from a musical composition.

The rest of this article addresses only written or oral quotations.

Quotations are used for a variety of reasons: to illuminate the meaning or to support the arguments of the work in which it is being quoted, to provide direct information about the work being quoted (whether in order to discuss it, positively or negatively, to pay homage to the original work or author, to make the user of the quotation seem well-read), and/or to comply with copyright law. Quotations are also commonly printed as a means of inspiration and to invoke philosophical thoughts from the reader.in accounting terms,it is very useful to businessmen

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* The weaker the data available upon which to base one's conclusion, the greater the precision which should be quoted in order to give the data authenticity. - Norman R. Augustine

* Half the world does not know the joys of wearing cotton underwear. (promoting US exports, as quoted in Time) - Phil Gramm

* To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for. - Alexander Smith


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Quoted Sample Sentences in News


  • Aide: Putin's statement about ability to take over Kiev in 2 weeks quoted out of context
    A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished. Read more on this news related to 'Quoted'
  • Putin comment on 'taking Kiev in 2 weeks' taken out of context: aide
    A reported comment by President Vladimir Putin that Russia could capture Ukraine's capital Kiev within two weeks was taken out of context, Itar-Tass news agency quoted a Kremlin foreign policy aide as saying on Tuesday. It quoted Yuri Ushakov as saying that whether or not those words were spoken, the quote "was taken out of context and had a totally diffe Read more on this news related to 'Quoted'
  • Putin comment on ‘taking Kiev in two weeks’ taken out of context, aide says
    It quoted Yuri Ushakov as saying that whether or not those words were spoken, the quote ‘was taken out of context and had a totally different meaning’ Read more on this news related to 'Quoted'

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