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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

  • Peak Initiates Steps to Have Shares Quoted in the US
    Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. announced that the Company has retained a New York based law firm to manage the process to have the Company's shares quoted on the US over-the-counter pink sheets . Read more on this news related to 'Quoted'
  • Valerie Harper Explains 'Cancer-Free' Magazine Mishap
    Valerie Harper was quoted in Closer magazine as stating that she is "absolutely cancer-free" this week, but in a statement to Access Hollywood on Wednesday afternoon, the actress called the quote "erroneous." Access' Billy Bush caught up with Valerie via satellite interview on Thursday to get to facts on her health. "That was a mistake Read more on this news related to 'Quoted'
  • Assad 'says fighting largely over by end of year': former Russian PM
    By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad has forecast that much of the fighting in the Syrian civil war will be over by the end of the year, a former Russian prime minister was quoted on Monday as saying. "This is what he told me: 'This year the active phase of military action in Syria will be ended. After that we will have to shift Read more on this news related to 'Quoted'

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