A US quarter, 25 cent coin.




  • Pertaining to an aspect of a quarter.
  • Consisting of a fourth part, a quarter (, 25%).
  • Related to a three-month term, a quarter of a year.


  • To divide into quarters; to divide by four.
  • To provide housing for military personnel or other equipment.
  • To lodge; to have a temporary residence.
  • To quartersaw.
  • To drive a carriage so as to prevent the wheels from going into the ruts, or so that a rut shall be between the wheels.


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  • From Middle English quarter, from Anglo-Norman quarter, from Latin quartarius, from quartus. Compare Spanish cuarto ("room, quarters; quarter"). quartier.
  • Borrowed from French cartayer.

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