verb (used with object), quot·ed, quot·ing.
- to state (a price).
- to state the current price of.
verb (used without object), quot·ed, quot·ing.
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Scott, who died Sunday at 49, could go from evoking a Baptist preacher to quoting Public Enemy.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott|Stereo Williams|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Paradise lies at the feet of mothers,” Erdogan said on Monday, quoting the Prophet Muhammad.Allah, Mom, and Baklava: Turkish President Uses Mothers and Kids as Political Pawns|Xanthe Ackerman|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Orwell went to Spain for the express purpose of killing fascists, as he makes clear in the book Brand is quoting from.
No one is quoting Bible verses to explain why they play tennis or enjoy a good game of golf.Jesus Said Knock You Out: In ‘Fight Church’ Christians Beat Thy Neighbor|Bryan Storkel|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“In such countries, genocide is not too important,” an actor said, quoting former French President François Mitterand.Rwanda Remembers 100 Days of Terror on Genocide’s 20th Anniversary|Nina Strochlic|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is amazed at the absurdity of their burial rites, and he astonishes Hermes by quoting Homer on the subject.The Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire|T. R. Glover
There is no use of my quoting these decisions—there is no decision any other way.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Quoting Napoleon's remark, that the history of France must be in four volumes or in a hundred, he pronounces in favour of four.Lectures on the French Revolution|John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
How otherwise should this carver feel himself entitled to transcend all rules, and make me ashamed of quoting them?Little Masterpieces|Nathaniel Hawthorne
After quoting this expression, Emerson said, "We of this day can repeat it as a political and social truth."Defenseless America|Hudson Maxim