quarter - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈkwɔː(r)tə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theyquarter
he/she/itquarters
present participlequartering
past tensequartered
past participlequartered
  1. 1
    to cut something into four equal parts

    Quarter the apples and put them in a dish.

  2. 2
    formal to give soldiers a place to live temporarily

    Most of the men were quartered in the village hall.