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Definition of quarter verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quarter
    he / she / it quarters
    past simple quartered
    -ing form quartering
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    divide into 4
  1. 1quarter something to cut or divide something into four parts She peeled and quartered an apple.
  2. provide rooms
  3. 2quarter somebody (+ adv./prep.) (formal) to provide someone with a place to eat and sleep The soldiers were quartered in the town.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: quarter