What does quarterly mean?

Definitions for quarterly
ˈkwɔr tər liquar·ter·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarterlyadjective

    a periodical that is published every quarter (or four issues per year)

  2. quarterlyadverb

    of or relating to or consisting of a quarter

    "quarterly report"

  3. quarterlyadverb

    in diagonally opposed quarters of an escutcheon

    "two coats of arms borne quarterly"

  4. quarterly, every quarteradverb

    in three month intervals

    "interest is compounded quarterly"


  1. quarterlynoun

    A periodical publication that appears four times per year.

  2. quarterlyadverb

    Once every quarter year (three months).

  3. quarterlyadjective

    Occurring once every quarter year (three months).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Quarterlyadjective

    Containing a fourth part.

    Etymology: from quarter.

    The moon makes four quarterly seasons within her little year or month of consecution. William Holder, on Time.

    From the obliquity of the ecliptick to the equator arise the diurnal differences of the sun’s right ascension, which finish their variations in each quadrant of the ecliptick, and this being added to the former inequality from eccentricity, makes these quarterly and seemingly irregular inequalities of natural days. Richard Bentley.

  2. Quarterlyadverb

    Once in a quarter of a year.


  1. Quarterly

    A magazine is a periodical publication, generally published on a regular schedule (often weekly or monthly), containing a variety of content. They are generally financed by advertising, purchase price, prepaid subscriptions, or by a combination of the three.


  1. quarterly

    Quarterly refers to something that occurs, is done, produced, or published once every three months or four times in a year. It is commonly used in finance, business, academic, and other professions to track, report, or predict trends, earnings, and other relevant activities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quarterlyadjective

    containing, or consisting of, a fourth part; as, quarterly seasons

  2. Quarterlyadjective

    recurring during, or at the end of, each quarter; as, quarterly payments of rent; a quarterly meeting

  3. Quarterlynoun

    a periodical work published once a quarter, or four times in a year

  4. Quarterlyadverb

    by quarters; once in a quarter of a year; as, the returns are made quarterly

  5. Quarterlyadverb

    in quarters, or quarterings; as, to bear arms quarterly; in four or more parts; -- said of a shield thus divided by lines drawn through it at right angles


  1. Quarterly

    every three months.


  1. Quarterly

    Quarterly is somewhat of an outlier, having created a design-oriented subscription service and accompanying web platform, which allows anyone to sign up and receive receive curated, physical gifts from influential contributors like President of the Rhode Island School of Design, John Maeda, Behance Founder Scott Belsky, and Alexis Ohanian of Reddit, Breadpig, and Hipmunk fame - by mail.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. quarterly

    In heraldry, in quarters or quarterings; as, to bear arms quarterly.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarterly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarterly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of quarterly in a Sentence

  1. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki:

    We did however, convey the delay to SIGAR and we did not intentionally withhold information for these quarterly reports. We expect it will be complete in the next quarter with all of the details across the board.

  2. Pravin Dugel:

    With Beovu, greater fluid reduction was demonstrated through larger decreases in retinal thickness and a higher proportion of patients with drier retinas, coupled with the potential to treat patients with quarterly injections, this approval may change the way we approach the treatment of wet AMD.

  3. Paul Lountzis:

    Obviously, the quarterly results matter, but I care year-to-year about what they're doing, though you may be upset with all the cash they have, if there is a challenge across the world, or liquidity dries up, he's going to step in and take advantage.

  4. Ken Sena:

    Facebook Inc signifies the importance of what they're providing to advertisers, they're providing a very efficient method of distribution for them, they're making big investments and evidenced by their quarterly performance it seems to be working.

  5. Piyush Nagda:

    Venture capitalists have the stomach to digest these numbers, but retail investors react immediately once they see quarterly numbers.

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  • فصلياArabic
  • trimestralment, trimestralCatalan, Valencian
  • vierteljährlich, quartalsweise, VierteljahresschriftGerman
  • τριμηνιαίαGreek
  • trimestralmente, trimestralSpanish
  • neljännesvuosittain, vuosineljänneksittäin, neljännesvuosittainen, neljännesvuosi, neljänneksittäin, neljännesvuosijulkaisuFinnish
  • trimestriel, trimestriellementFrench
  • ràitheachanScottish Gaelic
  • त्रैमासिकHindi
  • trimestral, trimestralmenteInterlingua
  • [[per]] [[kuartal]]Indonesian
  • trimestrale, trimestralmenteItalian
  • 四半期毎, 季刊誌, 季刊Japanese
  • driemaandelijksDutch
  • kwartalny, kwartalniePolish
  • trimestral, trimestralmentePortuguese
  • [[раз]] [[в]] [[три]] [[месяц, квартальный, ежеквартально, трёхмесячный, ежеквартальный, поквартально, трёхмесячникRussian
  • kvartalsvisSwedish
  • காலாண்டுTamil
  • త్రైమాసికTelugu
  • quateraTagalog

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