n.1.The condition of being of such and such a sort as distinguished from others; nature or character relatively considered, as of goods; character; sort; rank.
2.Special or temporary character; profession; occupation; assumed or asserted rank, part, or position.
I made that inquiry in quality of an antiquary.
- Gray.
3.That which makes, or helps to make, anything such as it is; anything belonging to a subject, or predicable of it; distinguishing property, characteristic, or attribute; peculiar power, capacity, or virtue; distinctive trait; as, the tones of a flute differ from those of a violin in quality; the great quality of a statesman.
4.An acquired trait; accomplishment; acquisition.
5.Superior birth or station; high rank; elevated character.
Quality binding
a kind of worsted tape used in Scotland for binding carpets, and the like.
The quality
those of high rank or station, as distinguished from the masses, or common people; the nobility; the gentry.
Noun1.Qualityquality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
2.quality - a degree or grade of excellence or worth; "the quality of students has risen"; "an executive of low caliber"
Synonyms: caliber, calibre
3.quality - a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands"
Synonyms: lineament, character
4.quality - (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
Synonyms: timbre, tone, timber
5.quality - high social status; "a man of quality"
Adj.1.quality - of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
Synonyms: choice, prize, select, prime
2.quality - of high social status; "people of quality"; "a quality family"

QUALITY, persons. The state or condition of a person.
     2. Two contrary qualities cannot be in the same person at the same time. Dig. 41, 10, 4.
     3. Every one is presumed to know the quality of the person with whom he is contracting.
     4. In the United States, the people happily are all upon an equality in their civil and political rights.

QUALITY, pleading. That which distinguishes one thing from another of the same kind.
     2. It is in general necessary, when the declaration alleges an injury to the goods and chattels, or any contract relating to them, that the quality should be stated and it is also essential, in an action for the recovery of real estate, that its quality should be shown; as, whether it consists of houses, lands, or other hereditaments, whether the lands are meadow, pasture or arable, &c. The same rule requires that, in an action for an injury to real property, the quality should be shown. Steph. Pl. 214, 215. Vide, as to the various qualities, Ayl. Pand. [60.]

quality - The totality of features and characteristics of a product or service that bear on its ability to satisfy stated or implied needs. Not to be mistaken for "degree of excellence" or "fitness for use" which meet only part of the definition.

Al, Grade A, acquired taste, advantageousness, affection, affirmation, agreeableness, air, ancestry, appreciation of excellence, arete, aristocracy, aristocraticalness, aroma, atmosphere, aura, auspiciousness, badge, beneficialness, benevolence, benignity, birth, blood, blue blood, blue-ribbon, body-build, brand, cachet, capacity, cast, characteristics, choiceness, civilized taste, civilizedness, class, climate, cogency, complexion, composition, configuration, constituents, crasis, cultivated taste, cultivation, culture, cut, daintiness, delicacy, desert, dharma, diathesis, differentia, differential, dignity, discrimination, disposition, distinctive feature, earmark, elegance, element, elite, eminence, ethos, excellence, excellency, expedience, factor, fairness, fastidiousness, favorableness, feel, feeling, fiber, figure, fine, fineness, finesse, first-class, first-rate, first-rateness, flavor, flower, footing, frame, genius, genteelness, gentility, gentry, good taste, goodliness, goodness, grace, gracefulness, gracility, graciosity, graciousness, grain, grandeur, gust, habit, hallmark, healthiness, helpfulness, honorable descent, hue, humor, humors, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, ilk, importance, impress, impression, index, individualism, individuality, keynote, kindness, lineaments, makeup, mannerism, marking, merit, milieu, mold, niceness, nicety, nobility, noble birth, nobleness, note, odor, overtone, parameter, part, particularity, patriciate, perfection, physique, place, pleasantness, polish, position, predication, prime, profitableness, prominence, property, quirk, refinement, relation, rewardingness, role, royalty, savor, seal, sense, shape, singularity, situation, skillfulness, smack, society, somatotype, sophistication, sort, soundness, specialty, spirit, stamp, standing, state, station, stature, streak, stripe, subtlety, suchness, superbness, superior, superiority, supremacy, system, taint, tang, taste, tastefulness, temper, temperament, tendency, tenor, token, tone, trick, undertone, upper class, usefulness, validity, vein, virtue, virtuousness, way, wholeness, worth
Translate Quality to Spanish, Translate Quality to German, Translate Quality to French
Qualified fee
Qualified indorsement
Qualified negative
Qualified property
qualifying adjective
Qualitas quae inesse debet
qualitative analysis
-- Quality --
quality assurance
Quality binding
quality control
quality of life
quality of service
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Quam longum debet esse rationabile tempus
Quamdiu se bene gesserit
Quamoclit pennata
Quamvis aliquid per se non sit malum
Quamvis lex generaliter loquitur
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