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Definition of quotation
1a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker:a quotation from Mark Twain biblical quotations a short musical passage or visual image taken from one piece of music or work of art and used in another. the action of quoting from a text, speech, piece of music, or work of art:a great argument with much quotation of Darwin 2a formal statement setting out the estimated cost for a particular job or service:you will be sent a written quotation for the cost of repairing your machine Stock Market a price offered by a broker for the sale or purchase of a stock or other security. Stock Market a registration granted to a company enabling their shares to be officially listed and traded.