quote a price (for something)

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quote a price (for something)

To provide an estimated cost for some service or product. A noun or pronoun can be used between "quote" and "a price" to specify who is being provided the estimate. Can you quote me a price for how much this repair will cost? We don't quote prices because there are too many variables that can change during the course of our repair work.
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quote a price

to name or state in advance the charge for doing or supplying something. The mechanic quoted a price of $100 to repair my car. The carpenter quoted a price for fixing the stairs.
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They don't follow the rates written on their tankers and quote prices according to their whim.
Quote prices that will remain open for acceptance through March 2, 2016.
TOP TIP.The official currency is the East Caribbean Dollar but most places accept the higher value US dollar too and quote prices in either currency.
Some quoted about 45k for a 15 day worth of work with two resources (ofcourse the quality of the resources could be anybody's guess.) Some even quote prices which they would ask an American MNC (not sure what they are thinking)
The Tories are such hot favourites to win the next election that bookies have stopped taking bets on them winning and instead quote prices on how long they'll stay in power.
It can calculate material formulas either as percentages or by Weight, which allows a compounder to quote prices quickly in gaylords or other Units and to anticipate the cost/lb.
Contracts can include escalation clauses that make provisions for sudden jumps in material costs, Field employees should not quote prices on change orders without verifying them with the office first.
"I guess that when the Tote quote prices, it's for the betting-shop punters who like a pounds 5 and pounds 10 bet, but it's not for the likes of us."
I don't usually quote prices but at $24.95 it's a deal.
If you're interested in a network license, please give associate publisher Tom Stitt a call at 617/924-3944 and he'll quote prices.
Adverts quote prices starting at pounds 15 for 200 compared with the usual of about pounds 40.
Ladbrokes, who have Palace Issue as their 4-1 Jacket market leader, will quote prices for any greyhound on application.
Bidder shall quote prices for 500 copies and shall also quote prices for more or less than 500
Ladbrokes say that, with doubts over the participation of at least one of the qualifiers, they will quote prices on possible replacements on request.
Instructions/Remarks: 2 Price Variation Clause Pvc :- The Firms Are Required To Quote Prices With The Following Price Variation Formula:- P Equil To Po L2-L1 , Where, L2 Equil To Ex-Works Price Excluding Ed,St And Other Taxes Of 8Mm Cc Copper Rod Standard In Rs.