|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|
|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|