1. a line of people or vehicles waiting for something

    Synonyms : waiting line
    Type Of : line
  2. form a queue, form a line, stand in line

    Synonyms : line up, queue up
    Type Of : stand, stand up
  3. a braid of hair at the back of the head

    Type Of : plait, braid, twist, tress
  4. (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted

    Type Of : list, listing


  1. having some resemblance

    Examples :
    • a quasi success
    • a quasi contract


  1. make fit or prepared

    Synonyms : dispose
    Antonyms : disqualify
    Type Of : train, prepare, groom
  2. specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement

    Synonyms : condition, specify, stipulate
    Type Of : contract, undertake
  3. prove capable or fit; meet requirements

    Synonyms : measure up
    Type Of : do, serve, suffice, answer
  4. describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of

    Synonyms : characterise, characterize
    Type Of : think of, remember
  5. add a modifier to a constituent

    Synonyms : modify
    Type Of : add
  6. make more specific

    Type Of : modify
    Examples :
    • qualify these remarks
  7. pronounce fit or able

    Antonyms : disqualify
    Type Of : label, pronounce, judge


  1. a strange attitude or habit

    Synonyms : crotchet, oddity, queerness, quirkiness
    Type Of : strangeness, unfamiliarity
  2. a narrow groove beside a beading

    Type Of : channel, groove
  3. twist or curve abruptly

    Type Of : twist
    Examples :
    • She quirked her head in a peculiar way


  1. representing the perfect example of a class or quality


  1. the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies

    Synonyms : ether
    Type Of : element
  2. the most typical example or representative of a type

    Type Of : illustration, example, instance, representative
  3. the purest and most concentrated essence of something

    Type Of : sum, gist, heart, heart and soul, center, substance, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, core, centre, essence


  1. a shaky motion

    Synonyms : palpitation, quivering, shakiness, shaking, trembling, vibration
    Type Of : motion
  2. move back and forth very rapidly

    Synonyms : flicker, flitter, flutter, waver
    Type Of : move back and forth
  3. move with or as if with a regular alternating motion

    Synonyms : beat, pulsate
    Type Of : move
  4. shake with fast, tremulous movements

    Synonyms : palpitate, quake
    Type Of : tremble
  5. an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

    Synonyms : chill, frisson, shiver, shudder, thrill, tingle
    Type Of : fear, fearfulness, fright
  6. the act of vibrating

    Synonyms : quivering, vibration
    Type Of : movement, move, motion, motility
  7. case for holding arrows

    Type Of : case


  1. a gathering of the minimal number of members of an organization to conduct business

    Type Of : assemblage, gathering


  1. put down by force or intimidation

    Synonyms : keep down, reduce, repress, subdue, subjugate
    Type Of : suppress, oppress, crush
    Examples :
    • The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
  2. declare invalid

    Synonyms : annul, avoid, invalidate, nullify, void
    Type Of : strike down, cancel


  1. the hollow spine of a feather

    Synonyms : calamus, shaft
    Type Of : rib
  2. pen made from a bird's feather

    Synonyms : quill pen
    Type Of : pen
  3. any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird

    Synonyms : flight feather, pinion, quill feather
    Type Of : feather, plumage, plume
  4. a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog

    Type Of : spine