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acquaint, advance, advise, announce, apprise, ballyhoo, bill, blazon, boost, build up.
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quarter
Definition:
To divide into four equal parts; to separate into parts; in mil., to station for lodgings; to have a temporary residence.

Synonyms:

adjective
fractional
fractional, fragmentary, sectional, segmental, semi, half, part, third.
regional
colonial, commonwealth, divisional, local, national, provincial, regional, territorial, area, borough, canton, circuit, city, county, district, precinct, realm, riding, sector, shire, state, town, tract, zone.
noun
act
quarter.
area
belt, block, city, county, dominion, enclosure, field, kingdom, neighborhood, parcel, patch, plot, principality, sphere, square, state, stretch, township, tract, turf, vicinity, ward, Principalities, townships.
artifact
quarter.
at close range
close together, cramped, near, restricted.
back
quarterback.
direction
bearing, direction, point.
forgiveness
indemnity, remittal.
fraction
chunk, denominator, fraction, fragment, half, numerator, part, piece, portion, section, segment, slice, third.
geographical area
district.
lenity
lenity.
linkdef
quarter.
location
quarter.
mercy
clemency, compassion, indulgence, mercy.
person
quarter.
pity
empathy, Condolement.
place
hangout, longitude, longitudes.
possession
quarter.
quantity
quarter.
quarter
area, barrio, bearing, clemency, compassion, direction, district, division, domain, farthing, favor, fourth, ghetto, grace, inner city, leniency, lenity, locale, locality, location, mercy, one-fourth, part, pity, place, point, portion, position, precinct, province, quad, quadrant, quartern, region, section, sector, semester, side, skid row, slum, span, spot, station, term, territory, turf, zone, zoo, neck of the woods, two bits, stomping ground, old town.
quarters
abode, accommodation, apartment, cabin, cantonment, chambers, condo, cottage, digs, dorm, dwelling, flat, fraternity, habitat, habitation, home, lodging, ranch, residence, room, roost, sorority, tent, barracks.
region
bailiwick, beat, borough, canton, circuit, city, colony, commonweal, country, county, division, domain, duchy, dukedom, earldom, empire, field, kingdom, locality, lot, municipality, nation, neighborhood, parcel, place, plot, precinct, province, realm, riding, sector, shire, state, territory, town, tract.
side
hillside, lee, hillsides.
time
quarter.
time period
term.
verb
accommodate
contain, furnish, hold, quarter, receive, rent, supply, welcome, take in.
board
bed, care for, feed, let crash.
cognition
quarter.
contact
quarter.
cut
amputate, behead, bisect, bite, carve, chine, chip, chisel, clip, crop, curtail, decussate, dice, dispatch, dissect, dissever, divide, facet, fell, flitch, gash, guillotine, hack, hash, hew, intersect, lacerate, level, lop, massacre, mince, mow, mow down, nick, notch, penetrate, perforate, pierce, prune, puncture, rabbet, raze, reap, rend, rip, rive, saber, saw, scarify, scissor, score, scythe, separate, shave, shear, sickle, skive, slash, slaughter, slay, slice, slit, sliver, snip, lay open.
occupy
billet, colonize, dwell, house, inhabit, lodge, occupy, reside, roost, squat, stay.
quarter
accommodate, billet, board, bunk, canton, cleave, cut, dismember, domicile, domiciliate, entertain, establish, harbor, house, install, lodge, post, settle, shelter, put up, quadrisect, cut up.
Examples of usage:
  1. I am to be in Caesar's presence in a quarter of an hour. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Very well, I will give you a quarter of an hour to decide. – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  3. A quarter of an hour passed, then half an hour, what could Rosy and Nelson be doing all this time? – Rosy by Mrs. Molesworth
  4. Then she sat down before the fire, and had a quiet quarter of an hour before Edna came in search of her and carried her off. – Our Bessie by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  5. Well, at any rate, my dear, it is merely another custom of the quarter that we are in. – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman

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