What does quasi mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word quasi.

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

  2. Origin: [L.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quasi

    kwā′sī, conj. and adv. as if: in a certain manner, sense, or degree—in appearance only, as 'quasi-historical,' &c. [L.]

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  1. quasi

    Song lyrics by quasi -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by quasi on the Lyrics.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quasi in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quasi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thierry Baudet:

    Legal scholars call it quasi membership.

  2. Bernie Leighton:

    There has to be some sort of quasi-legal way to get on one, so I'm gonna keep working at it.

  3. Ed Devlin:

    If you look at Alberta relative to other quasi-sovereign credits around the world, it's in very, very good shape.

  4. Luo Wenbo:

    This is really good news for banks, because after the swap, these debts get quasi-state backing and the risks of default are greatly reduced.

  5. Margaret Hodge:

    Government must guard against quasi-monopoly suppliers becoming too important to fail, and encourage competition through, for example, splitting up contracts to encourage (smaller businesses) to bid for work.

Images & Illustrations of quasi

  1. quasiquasiquasi

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