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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Bidder shall quote prices for 500 copies and shall also quote prices for more or less than 500
Bidder shall quote prices for reprints (with an appropriate cover) of all articles.
Ladbrokes, who have Palace Issue as their 4-1 Jacket market leader, will quote prices for any greyhound on application.