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QUOTE, v.t.

1. To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat or adduce a passage from an author or speaker, by way of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from Homer; to quote the words of Peter, or a passage of Paul's writings; to quote chapter and verse.

2. In commerce, to name, as the price of an article.

3. To note.

QUOTE, n. A note upon an author. Obs.




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QUOTE, v.t.

1. To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat or adduce a passage from an author or speaker, by way of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from Homer; to quote the words of Peter, or a passage of Paul's writings; to quote chapter and verse.

2. In commerce, to name, as the price of an article.

3. To note.

QUOTE, n. A note upon an author. Obs.


QUOTE, n.

A note upon an author. [Obs.] – Cotgrave.


QUOTE, v.t. [Fr. quoter, now coter; connected with quoth.]

  1. To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat or adduce a passage from an author or speaker, by way of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from Homer; to quote the words of Peter, or a passage of Paul's writings; to quote chapter and verse. – Atterbury. Swift.
  2. In commerce, to name, as the price of an article.
  3. To note. – Shak.

Quote
  1. To cite, as a passage from some author] to name, repeat, or adduce, as a passage from an author or speaker, by way of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from Homer.
  2. A note upon an author.

    [Obs.] Cotgrave.
  3. To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.
  4. To name the current price of.
  5. To notice; to observe; to examine.

    [Obs.] Shak.
  6. To set down, as in writing.

    [Obs.] "He's quoted for a most perfidious slave." Shak.

    Syn. -- To cite; name; adduce; repeat. -- Quote, Cite. To cite was originally to call into court as a witness, etc., and hence denotes bringing forward any thing or person as evidence. Quote usually signifies to reproduce another's words; it is also used to indicate an appeal to some one as an authority, without adducing his exact words.

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QUOTE, verb transitive

1. To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat or adduce a passage from an author or speaker, by way of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from Homer; to quote the words of Peter, or a passage of Paul's writings; to quote chapter and verse.

2. In commerce, to name, as the price of an article.

3. To note.

QUOTE, noun A note upon an author. obsolete

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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uprise

UPRI'SE, v.i. s as z. pret uprose; pp. uprisen.

1. To rise from bed or from a seat.

Uprose the virgin with the morning light.

2. To ascend above the horizon.

Uprose the sun.

3. To ascend, as a hill. Obs.

UPRI'SE, n. A rising; appearance above the horizon. Obs.

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