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Quaterly vs. Quarterly: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sara Rehman || Published on December 28, 2023
Quaterly is an incorrect spelling; the correct spelling is quarterly. Quarterly refers to something occurring every three months or four times a year.

Which is correct: Quaterly or Quarterly

How to spell Quarterly?

Quaterly is Incorrect

Quarterly is Correct

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Key Differences

Quarterly contains 'quarter,' like a quarter of a year.
Sara Rehman
Dec 28, 2023
Remember the phrase 'quarter of the year' to associate with quarterly.
Sara Rehman
Dec 28, 2023
Break it down: quart (like a quart of milk) + erly.
Huma Saeed
Dec 28, 2023
Visualize the year divided into four quarters for 'quarterly.'
Janet White
Dec 28, 2023
Recall 'quarter' as in 25 cents, then add 'ly.'
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Dec 28, 2023
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Quaterly and Quarterly Definitions

Quaterly

Quaterly is an incorrect spelling of quarterly.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Relating to a quarter of a year.
The store reports its earnings quarterly.
Harlon Moss
Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Divided into four parts.
The report is broken down into quarterly segments.
Janet White
Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Occurring every three months.
The company holds quarterly meetings.
Harlon Moss
Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Paid or calculated every quarter.
Employees receive a quarterly bonus.
Janet White
Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Published four times a year.
She subscribes to a quarterly journal.
Harlon Moss
Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Made up of four parts.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Being one of four parts.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Occurring or appearing at three-month intervals
A quarterly magazine.
A quarterly payment.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

(Heraldry) Having four sections. Used of a shield.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

A publication issued regularly every three months.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

An examination given regularly every three months in some colleges.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

In or by quarters.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Occurring once every quarter year (three months).
Quarterly rent payments
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

(heraldry) (of a coat of arms) Divided into four parts crosswise.
The arms of Hohenzollern is quarterly argent and sable.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Once every quarter year (three months).
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

A periodical publication that appears four times per year.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Containing, or consisting of, a fourth part; as, quarterly seasons.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Recurring during, or at the end of, each quarter; as, quarterly payments of rent; a quarterly meeting.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

A periodical work published once a quarter, or four times in a year.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

By quarters; once in a quarter of a year; as, the returns are made quarterly.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

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.
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

A periodical that is published every quarter
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

Of or relating to or consisting of a quarter;
Quarterly report
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

In diagonally opposed quarters of an escutcheon;
Two coats of arms borne quarterly
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Dec 08, 2023

Quarterly

In three month intervals;
Interest is compounded quarterly
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Dec 08, 2023

FAQs

What is the root word of quarterly?

The root word is 'quarter.'
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Dec 28, 2023

What is the pronunciation of quarterly?

Pronounced as /ˈkwɔːr.tər.li/.
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Dec 28, 2023

What is the verb form of quarterly?

There is no verb form; 'quarterly' is an adjective or adverb.
Huma Saeed
Dec 28, 2023

What is the singular form of quarterly?

Quarterly itself is both singular and plural.
Janet White
Dec 28, 2023

What is the plural form of quarterly?

Quarterly serves as its own plural form.
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Dec 28, 2023

Which preposition is used with quarterly?

Commonly used prepositions include 'in' and 'for.'
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Dec 28, 2023

Which vowel is used before quarterly?

The vowel 'a' is used in 'quarterly.'
Janet White
Dec 28, 2023

Is quarterly a negative or positive word?

It's neutral, neither inherently negative nor positive.
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Dec 28, 2023

Why is it called quarterly?

Because it pertains to events or actions recurring every quarter of a year.
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Dec 28, 2023

Is quarterly an adverb?

Yes, it can function as an adverb.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 28, 2023

Is quarterly an abstract noun?

No, it's not an abstract noun.
Harlon Moss
Dec 28, 2023

Is quarterly a vowel or consonant?

The word itself comprises both vowels and consonants.
Sara Rehman
Dec 28, 2023

How is quarterly used in a sentence?

"The company releases its financial results quarterly."
Harlon Moss
Dec 28, 2023

Which article is used with quarterly?

'The' is often used, as in 'the quarterly report.'
Harlon Moss
Dec 28, 2023

Is quarterly a countable noun?

No, it's not countable.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 28, 2023

Is the quarterly term a metaphor?

No, it's a literal term, not a metaphor.
Sara Rehman
Dec 28, 2023

Is the word quarterly imperative?

No, it's descriptive, not imperative.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 28, 2023

What part of speech is quarterly?

It's an adjective and adverb.
Sara Rehman
Dec 28, 2023

Which conjunction is used with quarterly?

Conjunctions are context-dependent; 'and' is commonly used.
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Dec 28, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in quarterly?

The first syllable, 'quar.'
Harlon Moss
Dec 28, 2023

Is quarterly a noun or adjective?

Quarterly is primarily an adjective and also an adverb.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 28, 2023

Is quarterly a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
Janet White
Dec 28, 2023

How do we divide quarterly into syllables?

Quar-ter-ly.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 28, 2023

What is the opposite of quarterly?

Annually or yearly.
Janet White
Dec 28, 2023

Which determiner is used with quarterly?

Determiners like 'the' or 'a' can be used.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 28, 2023

What is the first form of quarterly?

Quarterly (as an adjective or adverb).
Harlon Moss
Dec 28, 2023

What is the second form of quarterly?

It doesn't change; remains quarterly.
Sara Rehman
Dec 28, 2023

How many syllables are in quarterly?

Three syllables.
Harlon Moss
Dec 28, 2023

What is another term for quarterly?

Four times a year, tri-monthly.
Harlon Moss
Dec 28, 2023

What is the third form of quarterly?

There's no third form; it remains quarterly.
Sara Rehman
Dec 28, 2023
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