quote noun

1 words taken from a book, etc.

ADJ. famous, memorable, quotable | direct, verbatim a direct quote from this morning's paper

VERB + QUOTE take quotes taken from various lifestyle magazines

QUOTE + VERB come from sth The quote of the week comes from Mae West.

PREP. ~ from a quote from Albert Einstein

2 price that will be charged for a piece of work

ADJ. written | free

VERB + QUOTE give (sb) | get, obtain Always get a written quote before proceeding with work. | accept

PREP. ~ for a quote for the hire of the equipment