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Princeton's WordNet

  1. living quarters, quarters(noun)

    housing available for people to live in

    "he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters"

Wiktionary

  1. quarters(Noun)

    Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto.

  2. quarters(Noun)

    A commonly played university drinking game in North America.

  3. quarters(Noun)

    quarterfinals

Freebase

  1. Quarters

    Quarters is a drinking game which involves players bouncing a quarter off a table in an attempt to have the quarter land in a certain place, usually into a shotglass on that table. It is also played in South America, where its called "monedita", Spanish for little coin. The player bouncing the quarter is referred to as the "shooter." In some variations the glass is empty and each player has a separate glass to drink from, while in other variations the glass that the shooter is aiming for contains an alcoholic beverage. The quarter is customarily bounced on the face whether heads or tails. Some games may allow a player to bounce the quarter on the edge, particularly by rolling it down their nose.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. quarters

    The several stations where the officers and crew of a ship of war are posted in time of action. (See BATTLE, ENGAGEMENT, &c.) But this term differs in the army, for the soldier's quarters are his place of rest. (See HEAD-QUARTERS, WINTER-QUARTERS, &c.)

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. quarters

    In military affairs, are, generally, the positions assigned to persons or bodies of men. In a more special sense, the quarters in the army are the places of lodging assigned to officers or men when not actually on duty.

  2. quarters

    The encampment on one of the principal passages round a place besieged, to prevent relief and intercept convoys.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quarters' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2546

How to pronounce quarters?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say quarters in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarters in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarters in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of quarters in a Sentence

  1. Xero CEO Rod Drury:

    The primary thing is to get our new U.S. leadership team to do two or three quarters (with the company), so the earliest we would go now is early next year. But there's no hurry.

  2. George Salmon:

    These numbers are actually some of the most reassuring in its short history, not only are login trends in Europe improving after a stagnant couple of quarters, the group has beaten expectations on revenue and profit. These results will go a long way towards regaining the trust of Wall Street.

  3. Peter Tuz:

    People are trying to game how bad second-quarter earnings and guidance are going to be, people are expecting a weak second quarter, but it's hard to determine how weak and what kind of guidance about third and fourth quarters will go along with that.

  4. Gadi Lesin:

    The forex challenges that were typical of the last three quarters were met with the right financial response, leading to an improved net profit.

  5. Mary McColl:

    We are living real-life stories in real time, in cramped quarters, sometimes on small stages, sometimes with lots of people and figuring how to do that work in the age of COVID-19 is really the challenge that we are up against, when we cry, there are tears, sometimes our noses run. Sometimes when we sing or are yelling, we spit and that lands on other actors, or it might land on the orchestra pit. And we are doing that eight times a week.

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