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quarter

noun

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  1. 1 an area (as of a city) set apart for some purpose or having some special feature lived on the edge of the central business quarter Synonyms nabe, neighborhood, district, sectionRelated Words belt, zone; department, division, part; precinct, ward; area, backyard, locality, place, region; barrio, enclave, ghetto, hood (or 'hood)

  2. 2 kind, gentle, or compassionate treatment especially towards someone who is undeserving of it the coach told the team to show their opponents no quarter during the championship game Synonyms charity, clemency, forbearance, lenience, leniency, lenity, mercifulness, mercyRelated Words humanitarianism, philanthropy; empathy, pity, sympathy, understanding; commiseration, favor, grace; benevolence, care, compassion, gentleness, goodness, goodwill, humaneness, kindliness, kindness, meekness, mildness, niceness, softness, tenderness; altruism, generosity, magnanimity, nobility; affection, devotion, love, worshipNear Antonyms hard-heartedness, mercilessness, pitilessness, ruthlessness, uncharitableness; reprisal, requital, retaliation, retribution, revenge, vengeance; venom, vindictiveness, virulence, vitriol; atrocity, barbarity, brutality, cruelty, sadism, savageness, savagery, truculence, viciousness, violence, wantonness; castigation, chastisement, discipline, punishment, scolding; abhorrence, abomination, detestation, execration, hate, hatred, loathing; cattiness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, nastiness, spite, spitefulness, spleen; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, enmity, gall, grudge, hostility, jealousy, pique, resentment; bile, jaundice, rancor; hatefulness, invidiousness; coarseness, hardness, harshness, roughness

  3. 3 the place where someone is assigned to stand or remain call the crew to their quarters on deck to await further instruction Synonyms position, post, stationRelated Words assignment, brief, business, charge, detail, job, operation

  4. 4 quarters pl  the place where one lives maintained a level of cleanliness and neatness that was unusual for a bachelor's quarters Synonyms abode, diggings, domicile, dwelling, fireside, habitation, hearth, hearthstone, house, lodging, pad, place, quarters, residence, roofRelated Words accommodations, housing, nest, residency, shelter; bungalow, cabin, casita, chalet, cottage; duplex, ranch, ranch house, saltbox, semi [chiefly British], split level, townhome, town house, tract house, triplex; apartment, apartment house, condominium, flat, tenement, tenement house, walk-up; penthouse, salon, suite; barracks, billet, boardinghouse, dorm, dormitory, lodging house, lodgment (or lodgement), room(s), rooming house; castle, château, countryseat, estate, hall, manor, manor house, mansion, palace, villa; farmhouse, grange, hacienda, homestead; double-wide, houseboat, house trailer, mobile home, motor home, recreational vehicle, trailer; hermitage, manse, parsonage, rectory, vicarage; hooch (or hootch) [slang], hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty


quarter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of quarter

  1. to provide with living quarters or shelter the militia is being quartered just outside the city Synonyms accommodate, bestow, billet, bivouac, board, bunk, camp, chamber, domicile, encamp, harbor, lodge, put up, house, roof, room, shelter, take inRelated Words ensconce, home, roost, secure, shed, stable, tent; barrack; bed (down)Near Antonyms eject, evict


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