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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.

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

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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. 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.

  2. Angus Gluskie:

    The most notable influence on markets recently has been the quarterly reporting in the U.S, which has shown a softening of outcomes relative to expectations, investors remain cautious on the Chinese outlook notwithstanding the uptick in a small number of indicators.

  3. Tim Ghriskey:

    Analysts will likely be pulling in their reins going into the quarterly reports and the pre-announcement season. This could happen fairly quickly.

  4. Morgans Financial analyst James Wilson:

    This is the downside of the $50-$60 range where iron ore belongs in this stage of the cycle, it could continue to creep lower if companies start showing strong quarterly production figures this month, as expected.

  5. Brian Moynihan:

    The quarterly results we announced last week showed once again how far we have come on our journey over the past few years.

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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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