What is another word for quotation?

386 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kwə͡ʊtˈe͡ɪʃən], [ kwə‍ʊtˈe‍ɪʃən], [ k_w_əʊ_t_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Quotation is a term used to refer to a statement or phrase that is taken directly from a source and used in another context. However, there are various synonyms for the word quotation. Some of them include quote, reference, citation, excerpt, and extract. All of these words are used to indicate a statement or phrase that has been taken from another written or spoken source. A quote or quotation is often used in academic writing to support an argument or add credibility to a point of view. In general, the word quotation can be used interchangeably with these other synonyms depending on the context in which it is being used.

Synonyms for Quotation:

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What are the hypernyms for Quotation?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Quotation?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for quotation?

Antonyms for the word "quotation" include denial, inaccuracy, misinformation, falsehood, and misrepresentation. While a quotation is a direct and verbatim statement or passage from a piece of literature or speech, a denial is a statement that something did not happen or is not true. Inaccuracy refers to information that is incorrect or unreliable, while misinformation is the dissemination of deliberately false or misleading information. Falsehood encompasses both inaccurate and intentionally misleading statements, and misrepresentation refers specifically to a distortion or misinterpretation of facts or information. These antonyms underscore the importance of accuracy and truthfulness in communication and emphasize the need to be vigilant against misinformation and falsehoods.

Usage examples for Quotation

If so, the temporal promise went with it, and its quotation by St. Paul is strange.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
You know the quotation, I am sure, 'That unloveliest of things in women, a philosopher.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
Suddenly, as she looked at him, a quotation flashed into Charlotte's mind.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

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