citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation(noun)
a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
"the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
quotation, quote, citation(noun)
a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.
"since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
A fragment of a human expression that is being referred to by somebody else. Most often a quotation is taken from literature, but also sentences from a speech, scenes from a movie, elements of a painting, etc. may be quoted.
"Where they burn books, they will also burn people" is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine.
The act of naming a price; the price that has been quoted.
Let's get a quotation for repairing the roof before we decide whether it's worth doing.
the act of quoting or citing
that which is quoted or cited; a part of a book or writing named, repeated, or adduced as evidence or illustration
the naming or publishing of the current price of stocks, bonds, or any commodity; also the price named
a piece of hollow type metal, lower than type, and measuring two or more pica ems in length and breadth, used in the blank spaces at the beginning and end of chapters, etc
Origin: [From Quote.]
A quotation is the repetition of one expression as part of another one, particularly when the quoted expression is well-known or explicitly attributed by citation to its original source, and it is indicated by 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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'quotation' in Nouns Frequency: #2792
The numerical value of quotation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of quotation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation" yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation.
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
Immortality. I notice that as soon as writers broach this question they begin to quote. I hate quotation. Tell me what you know.
In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house, it was a house in quotation marks. On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera.
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Translations for quotation
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- citát, kótaceCzech
- citering, citationDanish
- Angebot, Preisangebot, ZitatGerman
- cita, citaciónSpanish
- tarjous, sitaatti, lainausFinnish
- citation, devis, cotationFrench
- às-aithrisScottish Gaelic
- מוּבָאָה, צִיטָטָה, צִטּוּטHebrew
- citazione, preventivoItalian
- 인용, 引用Korean
- wycena, cytatPolish
- предложение, цитатаRussian
- цитат, citatSerbo-Croatian
- geçerli fiyat, alıntıTurkish
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