Definitions For Quarter


  • Clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent
  • Piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
  • The rear part of a ship
  • A district of a city having some distinguishing character
  • An unspecified person
  • A United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar
  • A quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
  • A quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
  • One of four equal parts
  • One of the four major division of the compass
  • A fourth part of a year; three months
  • One of four periods into which the school year is divided
  • A unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour
  • (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided
  • One of four equal parts of something
  • A unit of something (such as weight or length) that equals one fourth of some larger unit
  • One of four divisions of an hour : a period of 15 minutes


  • Divide by four; divide into quarters
  • Divide into quarters
  • Pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
  • Provide housing for (military personnel)
  • To divide or separate (something) into four parts
  • To provide (someone) with a place to stay for a usually short period of time : to provide living quarters for (someone)

Is Quarter a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Quarter is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Quarter in a Sentence

  • Cut the pie into quarters.
  • An inch and a quarter
  • A quarter of a cup of sugar
  • The hunters quartered the deer.
  • We were quartered in log cabins at the camp.
  • A quarter acre of land
  • They live less than a quarter mile from us.

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