quarters


quarters

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  • quarters — rooms or lodgings. → quarter quarters the haunches or hindquarters of a horse. → quarter …   English new terms dictionary

  • quarters — index building (structure), domicile, dwelling, habitation (dwelling place), home (domicile), h …   Law dictionary

  • quarters — (n.) military dwelling place, 1590s, from QUARTER (Cf. quarter) (n.) in sense of portion of a town. The military sense is in QUARTERMASTER (Cf. quartermaster) (mid 15c.) and might be behind the phrase give (no) quarter (1610s), on the notion of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • quarters — [n] place to live or sleep abode, accommodation, apartment, barracks, billet, cabin, cantonment, chambers, condo, cottage, digs*, domicile, dorm, dwelling, flat, fraternity, habitat, habitation, home, house, lodge, lodging, place, post, ranch,… …   New thesaurus

  • quarters — n. housing 1) to find quarters 2) bachelor; officers quarters 3) ( misc. ) confined to quarters assigned stations on a ship 4) battle, general quarters sources 5) from certain quarters (from the highest quarters) misc. 6) at close quarters (… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • quarters — noun housing available for people to live in (Freq. 6) he found quarters for his family I visited his bachelor quarters • Syn: ↑living quarters • Derivationally related forms: ↑quarter • Us …   Useful english dictionary

  • quarters — quar|ters [ kwɔrtərz ] noun plural FORMAL rooms or buildings for people to live in at close quarters FORMAL from a position that is very close to someone or something: She was able to observe the system at close quarters …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Quarters —    Brussels is divided into administrative quarters (quartiers, wijken): Centre, Haren, Laeken, Louise, Neder over Heembeek, Nord, and Nord Est. Quartiers are also descriptive titles that refer to certain districts …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • quarters — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. abode, lodgings, residence; billet, barracks. II (Roget s IV) pl.n. Syn. lodgings, housing, living quarters, accommodations, house, apartment, rooms, room, barracks, tent, lodge, cabins, cottage,… …   English dictionary for students

  • quarters — UK [ˈkwɔː(r)tə(r)z] / US [ˈkwɔrtərz] noun [plural] formal rooms or buildings for people to live in • at close quarters …   English dictionary


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