Quarter Noun Synonyms
mercy, compassion, mercifulness, clemency, leniency, forgiveness, favor, humanity, pity
The hostages expected no quarter from their captors.
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.
Statistics showed that a quarter of the population attended church regularly.
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.
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.
Business / Finance / Quarterly Dividend Rate: Amount of last quarterly dividend declared in each calendar year. MORE
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
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
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
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