Synonyms for quotation

Synonyms for (noun) quotation

Synonyms: quotation

Definition: the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.

Usage: since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation

Similar words: practice, pattern

Definition: a customary way of operation or behavior

Usage: it is their practice to give annual raises; they changed their dietary pattern


Synonyms: quotation, quote, citation

Definition: a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

Similar words: excerpt, excerption, extract, selection

Definition: a passage selected from a larger work

Usage: he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings


Synonyms: quotation

Definition: a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity

Similar words: statement

Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day


Synonyms: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit

Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

Usage: the student's essay failed to list several important citations; the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book; the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Similar words: annotation, notation, note

Definition: a comment or instruction (usually added)

Usage: his notes were appended at the end of the article; he added a short notation to the address on the envelope