Definitions for: Quarterly


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



Webster (1913) Definition: Quar"ter*ly, a.
1. Containing, or consisting of, a fourth part; as, quarterly
seasons.

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


Quar"ter*ly, n.; pl. Quarterlies.
A periodical work published once a quarter, or four times in
a year.


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.

Synonyms: every quarter

See Also: serial, serial publication, series




Famous Quotes Containing Quarterly:


So often corporate America, business America, are the worst communicators, because all they understand are facts, and they cannot tell a story. They know how to explain their quarterly results, but they don't know how to explain what they mean.

-- Frank Luntz (American Politician)

The New York Quarterly is an amazing, intelligent, crazy, creative, strange, and indispensable magazine.

-- James Dickey (American Novelist)

Farms and ranches contend with much more than quarterly reports and profit margins - the weather can wreak havoc on their quality of life and economic viability. When natural disasters strike, we must do all we can to assist the backbone of our economy.

-- Ruben Hinojosa (American Politician)

Be true to yourself, and, um, don't worry about some large companies' quarterly profit index.

-- Natalie Merchant (American Musician)

Business chief executive officers and their boards succumb to the pressures of the financial markets and their fears of takeovers and pour out their energies to produce quarterly earnings - at the expense of building their companies for the long term.

-- J. Irwin Miller (American Businessman)


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