Translation of "quote" - English-Italian dictionary

quote

verb uk /kwəʊt/ us /kwoʊt/ present participle quoting, past tense and past participle quoted

to repeat what someone has said or written

citare
I was quoting from Marx. Stavo citando Marx.
Witnesses were quoted as saying there were two robbers. Sono stati citati / i testimoni che avevano detto che c’erano due rapinatori.

to say how much a piece of work will cost before you do it

fare/dare un preventivo
noun uk /kwəʊt/ us /kwoʊt/

a statement that says how much a piece of work will cost, written by the person who will do the work

preventivo
I received a quote for the building work. Ho ricevuto un preventivo per i lavori di muratura.

(Translation of “quote” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)