If you quote someone as saying something, you repeat what they have written or said.
A quote from a book, poem, play, or speech is a passage or phrase from it.
If you quote something such as a law or a fact, you state it because it supports what you are saying.
If someone quotes a price for doing something, they say how much money they would charge you for a service they are offering or for a job that you want them to do.
A quote for a piece of work is the price that someone says they will charge you to do the work.
If a company's shares, a substance, or a currency is quoted at a particular price, that is its current market price.
Quotes are the same as quotation marks .
You can say 'quote' to show that you are about to quote someone's words.