in quotes

Definition of in quotes

  1. :  preceded and followed by quotation marks The phrase was in quotes.

Word by Word Definitions

quoteplay quotes
  1. :  to speak or write (a passage) from another usually with credit acknowledgment

    :  to repeat a passage from especially in substantiation or illustration

    :  borrow

  1. :  quotation

    :  quotation mark

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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