1. a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

Similar word(s): acknowledgment, citation, cite, credit, mention, reference

Definition categories: communication, annotation, notation, note

2. a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

Similar word(s): citation, quote

Definition categories: communication, excerpt, excerption, extract, selection

3. a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity

Definition categories: communication, statement

4. the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.

- since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation

Definition categories: act, pattern, practice

Sentences with quotation as a noun:

- "Where they burn books, they will also burn people" is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine.

- Let's get a quotation for repairing the roof before we decide whether it's worth doing.