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1. quarter

noun. ['ˈkwɔrtɝ'] one of four equal parts.

Synonyms

  • twenty-five percent
  • fourth part
  • fourth
  • quartern
  • one-fourth
  • common fraction
  • simple fraction

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • cartayer (French)

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Rhymes with Quarter

  • transporter
  • mcwhorter
  • exporter
  • supporter
  • reporter
  • importer
  • snorter
  • sortor
  • sorter
  • shorter
  • puerto
  • porter
  • morter
  • mortar
  • horter
  • gorter
  • courter
  • corter

How do you pronounce quarter?

Pronounce quarter as kˈwɔrtər.

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How to spell quarter? Is it quartier? Or quartiere? Common misspellings are:

  • quartier
  • quartiere

Sentences with quarter


1. Noun, singular or mass
Measure a quarter of the way down the right long edge and mark with the chalk.

Quotes about quarter


1. Finnick?"I say, "Maybe some pants?"He looks down at his legs as if noticing his outfit for the first time. Then he whips off his hospital gown leaving him in just his underwear. "Why? Do you find this"-- he strikes a ridiculously provocative pose -- "distracting?"I laugh. Boggs looks embarrassed and Finnick looks more like the guy I met at the Quarter Quell
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

2. Lynn, she saved half our faction from this stuff,"says Marlene, tapping the bandage on her arm from where the Dauntless traitors shot her. "Well, half of half of our faction.""In some circles they call that a quarter, Mar,"Lynn says.
- Veronica Roth, Insurgent

3. You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it. From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, ‘Look at that, you son of a bitch.
- Edgar D. Mitchell

2. quarter-century

noun. a period of 25 years.

Synonyms

  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • work time
  • time off
  • downtime
  • overtime

Etymology

  • century (English)
  • centuria (Latin)
  • quarter- (English)

3. quarter

noun. ['ˈkwɔrtɝ'] a district of a city having some distinguishing character.

Synonyms

  • barrio
  • city district
  • kasbah
  • casbah
  • ghetto
  • medina

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • obverse
  • disapprove
  • fore

Etymology

  • cartayer (French)

4. quarter

noun. ['ˈkwɔrtɝ'] one of four periods into which the school year is divided.

Synonyms

  • session
  • academic year
  • academic term
  • academic session
  • school term

Antonyms

  • good guy
  • smoker
  • resident
  • creditor

Etymology

  • cartayer (French)

5. quarter

noun. ['ˈkwɔrtɝ'] a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour.

Synonyms

  • hour
  • unit of time
  • hr
  • time unit

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • fat person
  • pessimist
  • religious person

Etymology

  • cartayer (French)

6. quarter

noun. ['ˈkwɔrtɝ'] clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent.

Synonyms

  • clemency
  • mercifulness

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • stand still
  • ride

Etymology

  • cartayer (French)

7. quarter

noun. ['ˈkwɔrtɝ'] one of the four major division of the compass.

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • cartayer (French)

8. quarter

verb. ['ˈkwɔrtɝ'] pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him.

Synonyms

  • kill
  • draw and quarter

Antonyms

  • pardonable
  • merciful
  • commonality

Etymology

  • cartayer (French)

9. quarter

noun. ['ˈkwɔrtɝ'] the rear part of a ship.

Synonyms

  • poop
  • rear
  • after part
  • escutcheon
  • stern
  • tail
  • back
  • ship

Antonyms

  • placable
  • fancy
  • indulgent
  • undemanding

Etymology

  • cartayer (French)

10. quarter

noun. ['ˈkwɔrtɝ'] an unspecified person.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • negate
  • stay in place
  • forward
  • veer

Etymology

  • cartayer (French)
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