Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun quotation

4 senses of quotation

Sense 1
citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation -- (a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "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")
       => note, annotation, notation -- (a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope")

Sense 2
quotation, quote, citation -- (a passage or expression that is quoted or cited)
       => excerpt, excerption, extract, selection -- (a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings")

Sense 3
quotation -- (a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity)
       => statement -- (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day")

Sense 4
quotation -- (the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.; "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation")
       => practice, pattern -- (a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern")

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