Quote is defined as to reproduce or repeat something written or spoken by someone else.(verb)
An example of quote is a student reciting Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech at an MLK Day festival.
See quote in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: altered (infl. by L) < ME coten < ML quotare, to mark the number of, divide into chapters < L quotus, of what number < IE *kwoti-, how many < interrogative base *kwo- > who
See quote in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb quot·ed, quot·ing, quotes verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English coten, to mark a book with numbers or marginal references
Origin: , from Old French coter
Origin: , from Medieval Latin quotāre, to number chapters
Origin: , from Latin quotus, of what number
Origin: , from quot, how many; see kwo- in Indo-European roots.
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