Translation of "quote" - English-French dictionary

quote

verbquote /kwoʊt/
transitive-intransitive to repeat sb else's written or spoken words
citer

to quote from Shakespeare
citer Shakespeare

He was quoted as having said she stole the gun.
Il aurait dit qu'elle avait volé le pistolet.
transitive to state as an example or proof
citer

He'll quote figures from the annual sales report.
Il citera les chiffres du compte-rendu annuel des ventes.
transitive Brit to tell sb how much sth will cost
établir un devis

They quoted us $300 to decorate the lower floor.
Ils ont établi un devis de 300 $ pour la décoration de l'étage du bas.

quote

noun countablequote /kwoʊt/ informal
a quotation
citation feminine

a quote from one of Kennedy's speeches
une citation extraite d'un des discours de Kennedy

(Translation of “quote” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

quote

verb /kwəut/

to repeat the exact words of a person as they were said or written

citer
to quote Shakespeare / Shakespeare’s words / from Shakespeare, ‘Is this a dagger which I see before me?’

to name (a price)

établir (un prix)
The plumber quoted us a ridiculous price to fix the boiler.

to mention or state in support of an argument

citer
to quote an example.
quotation noun

a person’s exact words, as repeated by someone else

citation
a quotation from Shakespeare.

a price mentioned (for a job etc)

devis estimatif
His quotation for the work seemed reasonable to me.

the act of quoting.

citation
quotation marks

marks (‘‘’’ or ‘’) used to show that a person’s words are being repeated exactly

guillemets
He said ‘I’m going out.’

(Translation of “quote” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)