quote as saying

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of quote as saying

: to report or say (the exact words) of (someone) usually used in the form be quoted as
  • He was quoted as saying there would be further delays.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to repeat a passage from especially in substantiation or illustration

  3. : borrow

  1. : quotation

  2. : quotation mark

saying play
  1. : something said


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