Definitions for quasiˈkweɪ zaɪ, -saɪ, ˈkwɑ si, -zi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

qua•siˈkweɪ zaɪ, -saɪ, ˈkwɑ si, -zi(adj.)

  1. resembling; seeming; virtual:

    a quasi member.

Origin of quasi:

1905–10; independent use of quasi -


  1. a combining form meaning “resembling,”“having some, but not all of the features of”:

    quasi-definition; quasi-scientific.

    Category: Affix

Origin of quasi-:

< L quasi as if, as though =qua(m) as + if

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quasi(a)(adj)

    having some resemblance

    "a quasi success"; "a quasi contract"


  1. quasi(Adjective)

    resembling or having a likeness to something

  2. Origin: From quasi.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quasi

    as if; as though; as it were; in a manner sense or degree; having some resemblance to; qualified; -- used as an adjective, or a prefix with a noun or an adjective; as, a quasi contract, an implied contract, an obligation which has arisen from some act, as if from a contract; a quasi corporation, a body that has some, but not all, of the peculiar attributes of a corporation; a quasi argument, that which resembles, or is used as, an argument; quasi historical, apparently historical, seeming to be historical


  1. Quasi

    Quasi is an American indie rock band formed in Portland, Oregon in 1993 by ex-husband and wife Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss. Joanna Bolme performed and recorded with the group as a bassist from 2007 to 2011.

Translations for quasi

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


almost no, none, never etc

Hardly any small businesses are successful nowadays; I hardly ever go out.

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