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quarter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of quarter

  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 of quarter nabe, neighborhood, district, sectionWords Related to quarter 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 of quarter charity, clemency, forbearance, lenience, leniency, lenity, mercifulness, mercyWords Related to quarter 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 of quarter 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 of quarter position, post, stationWords Related to quarter 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 of quarter abode, diggings, domicile, dwelling, fireside, habitation, hearth, hearthstone, house, lodging, pad, place, quarters, residence, roofWords Related to quarter 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 of quarter accommodate, bestow, billet, bivouac, board, bunk, camp, chamber, domicile, encamp, harbor, lodge, put up, house, roof, room, shelter, take inWords Related to quarter ensconce, home, roost, secure, shed, stable, tent; barrack; bed (down)Near Antonyms of quarter eject, evict



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