Other Words for Quarter

Quarter Noun Synonyms
mercy, compassion, mercifulness, clemency, leniency, forgiveness, favor, humanity, pity
The hostages expected no quarter from their captors.

lodge, accommodate, house, board, shelter, put up, billet, post, station
The tour guide stayed at the best hotel, while we were quartered in a youth hostel.

Statistics showed that a quarter of the population attended church regularly.

three-month period, three months, ninety days, thirteen weeks, fifteen minutes, phase (of the moon), quadrature
The first quarter's rent is now due. We waited a quarter of an hour. The moon is in its third quarter.

Quarter Verb Synonyms
area, region, part, section, district, zone, division, territory, place, neighborhood, locality, locale, location, point, spot, direction
The army was called in to patrol the quarter of the city where looting had occurred. It was difficult to tell from which quarter the wind was blowing.

More Words for Quarter

Lodge / Post / Station / Section / House / Shelter / Point / Board / Part

Quarterly Dividend Rate

Business / Finance / Quarterly Dividend Rate: Amount of last quarterly dividend declared in each calendar year. MORE

Average Quarter-Hour Audience

Technology / Television (TV) / Average Quarter-Hour Audience: Estimated number of people who watch a program or station for a minimum of five minutes within a specific quarter hour. MORE

Dual Threat Quarterback

Entertainment / Football / Dual Threat Quarterback: A quarterback who is skilled at both passing and rushing the ball. These quarterbacks may be difficult to defend against since the defensive team cannot focus on one threat to the exclusion of the oth MORE

Quarterback Controversy

Entertainment / Football / Quarterback Controversy: A public outcry from fans or the media when a starting quarterback(sometimes injured and old) is performing under par and the back-up quarterback is performing better or beyond expectation. Examples i MORE

Quarterback Sneak

Entertainment / Football / Quarterback Sneak: A play most commonly used in very short yardage or goal line situations. The Quarterback quickly snaps the ball and runs right behind or beside the center. MORE

Quarterback Scramble

Entertainment / Football / Quarterback Scramble: On a called passing play, when the quarterback runs from the pocket in an attempt to avoid being sacked, giving the receivers more time to get open or attempting to gain positive yards by running hims MORE