Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A quotation is a report of the cost or value of something. (noun) A quotation is a sentence or phrase that was said by someone and is now being used or referred to by somebody else. Quotations can be from books, movies, speeches, television shows, songs, etc.

Examples: (noun) The quotation for the work needed to repair the car was over $300. (noun) Consider the following quotation from Gandhi: ‘You must be the change you wish to see in the world.’ (noun) This chapter began with a quotation from Monica Furlong.

Synonyms: nouns: quote, citation, excerpt. estimate, price.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 E