quarter
noun.
one of four equal parts
a quarter of a pound
noun.
a district of a city having some distinguishing character
the Latin Quarter
noun.
(football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided
both teams scored in the first quarter
noun.
a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour
it's a quarter til 4|a quarter after 4 o'clock
noun.
one of four periods into which the school year is divided
the fall quarter ends at Christmas
noun.
a fourth part of a year; three months
unemployment fell during the last quarter
noun.
one of the four major division of the compass
the wind is coming from that quarter
noun.
a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
noun.
a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
noun.
a United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar
he fed four quarters into the slot machine
noun.
an unspecified person
he dropped a word in the right quarter
noun.
the rear part of a ship
noun.
piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
noun.
clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent
he surrendered but asked for quarter
verb.
provide housing for (military personnel)
Synonym: billet, canton
verb.
pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes
verb.
divide into quarters
quarter an apple
verb.
divide by four; divide into quarters