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noun as in repetition of something spoken or written by someone

verb as in repeat something spoken, written by another

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I have it on good authority these quotes are 100 percent accurate, if not 100 percent verbatim.

“Cultures” Versus “White Girls” As you can probably sense from my scare quotes, you can never be too careful these days.

Mullins quotes Stewart from an interview with Rolling Stone.

He quotes an unnamed cardinal saying that the conclave voters knew the charges were false.

Much like her character, Esco frequently quotes influential people and launches into potted history lessons.

Huxley quotes with satirical gusto Dr. Wace's declaration as to the word "Infidel."

The second cable quotes mine of last night wherein I ask leave to call for the East Lancs.

M. Mon here quotes a Latin proverb:—'Qui plus castigat, plus amore ligat.'

Ainsworth gives authority for "hospes" meaning host as well as guest, and quotes Ovid's Metamorphoses in support of it.

He also quotes the expression 'grans danses et grans karolles' from Froissart, ed.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quotes, such as: citation, cutting, excerpt, extract, passage, and quote.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.