- The act of naming a price; the price that has been quoted.
"Let's get a quotation for repairing the roof before we decide whether it's worth doing."
- A fragment of a human expression that is repeated exactly by somebody else. Most often a quotation is taken from literature or speech, but scenes from a movie, elements of a painting, a passage of music, etc., may be quoted.
""Where they burn books, they will also burn people" is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine."