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quarter



I - noun
1. one of four equal parts (Freq. 7)
- a quarter of a pound
Syn:
one-fourth, fourth, one-quarter, fourth part, twenty-five percent, quartern
Hypernyms:
common fraction, simple fraction
2. a district of a city having some distinguishing character (Freq. 4)
- the Latin Quarter
Hypernyms:
city district
Hyponyms:
ghetto, kasbah, casbah, medina, skid road, barrio
3. (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided
- both teams scored in the first quarter
Topics:
football, football game, professional basketball
Hypernyms:
part, section, division
Part Holonyms:
playing period, period of play, play
4. 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
Hypernyms:
time unit, unit of time
Part Holonyms:
hour, hr, 60 minutes
5. one of four periods into which the school year is divided
- the fall quarter ends at Christmas
Hypernyms:
school term, academic term, academic session, session
Part Holonyms:
school year, academic year
6. a fourth part of a year;
three months
- unemployment fell during the last quarter
Derivationally related forms:
quarterly
Hypernyms:
time period, period of time, period
7. one of the four major division of the compass
- the wind is coming from that quarter
Hypernyms:
orientation
8. a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
Hypernyms:
avoirdupois unit
Part Holonyms:
hundredweight, cwt, short hundredweight, centner, cental, quintal
Part Meronyms:
pound, lb, stone
9. a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
Regions:
United Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great Britain
Hypernyms:
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit
Part Holonyms:
hundredweight, cwt, long hundredweight
Part Meronyms:
bushel
10. a United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar
- he fed four quarters into the slot machine
Hypernyms:
coin
11. an unspecified person
- he dropped a word in the right quarter
Hypernyms:
person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul
12. the rear part of a ship
Syn:
stern, after part, poop, tail
Hypernyms:
rear, back
Part Holonyms:
ship
Part Meronyms:
escutcheon, skeg
13. piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
Hypernyms:
piece of leather
Part Holonyms:
upper
14. clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent
- he surrendered but asked for quarter
Hypernyms:
clemency, mercifulness, mercy

II - verb
1. provide housing for (military personnel)
Syn:
billet, canton
Derivationally related forms:
cantonment (for: canton), billet (for: billet), quarters, quartering
Topics:
military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
Hypernyms:
lodge, accommodate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s somebody
2. 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
Syn:
draw, draw and quarter
Hypernyms:
kill
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
3. divide into quarters
- quarter an apple
Derivationally related forms:
quartering
Hypernyms:
segment, section
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
4. divide by four;
divide into quarters
Derivationally related forms:
quartering
Topics:
arithmetic
Hypernyms:
divide, fraction
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

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