from all quarters

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of from all quarters

:from many people or places
  • Complaints came from all quarters.

Word by Word Definitions

all play
  1. : the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

  2. : as much as possible

  3. : every member or individual component of

  1. : wholly, quite

  2. : selected as the best (as at a sport) within an area or organization

  3. : only, exclusively

  1. : the whole number, quantity, or amount : totality

  2. used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

  3. : everybody, everything

  1. : the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

  1. : other : different : atypical

  2. : isomeric form or variety of (a specified chemical compound)

  3. : being one of a group whose members together constitute a structural unit especially of a language

quarter play quarters
  1. : one of four equal parts into which something is divisible : a fourth part

  2. : any of various units of capacity or weight equal to or derived from one fourth of some larger unit

  3. : any of various units of length or area equal to one fourth of some larger unit

  1. : to cut or divide into four equal or nearly equal parts

  2. : divide

  3. : to provide with lodging or shelter

  1. : consisting of or equal to a quarter


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