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a passage referred to, repeated, or offered as an example
  • he got a book of quotes from his favorite author for his birthday

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1 to give as an example
  • I could quote to you a hundred instances in the past when you've lied to me

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2 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically
  • quoted Thomas Jefferson's views on liberty in her paper on the American Revolution

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3 to say after another
  • don't quote this to anyone, but I think we're going to Veracruz for winter vacation

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The first known use of quote was in 1582

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“Quote.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 November 2019.

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not agreeing with established beliefs

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