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

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:

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)

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)

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)

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

-- Natalie Merchant (American Musician)

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