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Meaning of QUARTERLY

Pronunciation:  'kworturlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a periodical that is published every quarter
  2. [adv]  in three month intervals; "interest is compounded quarterly"
  3. [adv]  in diagonally opposed quarters of an escutcheon; "two coats of arms borne quarterly"
  4. [adj]  of or relating to or consisting of a quarter; "quarterly report"

QUARTERLY is a 9 letter word that starts with Q.


 Synonyms: every quarter
 See Also: serial, serial publication, series



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Quar"ter*ly\, a.
    1. Containing, or consisting of, a fourth part; as, quarterly
    2. Recurring during, or at the end of, each quarter; as,
       quarterly payments of rent; a quarterly meeting.
  2. \Quar"ter*ly\, n.; pl. {Quarterlies}.
    A periodical work published once a quarter, or four times in
    a year.
  3. \Quar"ter*ly\, adv.
    1. By quarters; once in a quarter of a year; as, the returns
       are made quarterly.
    2. (Her.) In quarters, or quarterings; as, to bear arms
       quarterly; in four or more parts; -- said of a shield thus
       divided by lines drawn through it at right angles.