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There are 21 meanings of the word Quarter.

How to pronounce quarter:


Quarter - as a noun

One of four equal parts

Example: "A quarter of a pound"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
fourth12fourth partone-fourthone-quarterquartern17twenty-five percent

A district of a city having some distinguishing character

Example: "The latin quarter"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
city district
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

(football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided

Example: "Both teams scored in the first quarter"

A unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour

Example: "It's a quarter til 4"

One of four periods into which the school year is divided

Example: "The fall quarter ends at christmas"

A fourth part of a year; three months

Example: "Unemployment fell during the last quarter"

One of the four major division of the compass

Example: "The wind is coming from that quarter"

A quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)

A quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)

A united states or canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar

Example: "He fed four quarters into the slot machine"

An unspecified person

Example: "He dropped a word in the right quarter"

The rear part of a ship

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
after partstern5tail4

Piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp

Clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent

Example: "He surrendered but asked for quarter"

Quarter - as a verb

Provide housing for (military personnel)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him

Example: "In the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
draw8draw and quarter

Divide into quarters

Example: "Quarter an apple"

Divide by four; divide into quarters

Quarter - as an adjective

Pertaining to an aspect of a quarter.

Consisting of a fourth part, a quarter (1/4, 25%).

Example: "A quarter hour; a quarter century; a quarter note; a quarter pound"

Related to a three-month term, a quarter of a year.

Example: "A quarter day is one terminating a quarter of the year."

Example Sentences

"She dropped a quarter into the parking meter."
"The company's profits for the last quarter were significantly higher."
"I'll meet you in front of the bakery in a quarter of an hour."
"Can you break a dollar into quarters?"
"She won first place in the quarter mile race."
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Word Game Points

Is QUARTER a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, quarter is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

QUARTER has a SCRABBLE points total of 16.

Is QUARTER a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, quarter is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
QUARTER has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 17.

Is QUARTER a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, quarter is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
QUARTER has a WORDFEUD points total of 17.

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