1. [ noun ] (writing) a short note acknowledging a source of information or quoting a passage
Synonyms: reference mention credit acknowledgment citation

"the student's essay failed to list several important citations" "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"

Related terms: note cross-reference photo_credit mention reference notice adduce
2. [ noun ] (fine art,writing) a passage or expression that is quoted
Synonyms: citation quote
Related terms: excerpt epigraph mimesis misquotation mention quote reference
3. [ noun ] a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
Related terms: statement quote
4. [ noun ] the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.

"since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"

Related terms: practice quote
Similar spelling:   quotidian