1. [ noun ] four people considered as a unit
Synonyms: foursome quartette

"he joined a barbershop quartet" "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m."

Related terms: gathering quadrumvirate
2. [ noun ] a set of four similar things considered as a unit
Synonyms: quadruplet quartette
Related terms: set
3. [ noun ] (music) four performers or singers who perform together
Synonyms: quartette
Related terms: musical_organization barbershop_quartet string_quartet
4. [ noun ] (mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
Synonyms: four 4 quaternity quatern tetrad quaternary quaternion quadruplet foursome Little_Joe IV
Related terms: digit
5. [ noun ] (music,fine art) a musical composition for four performers
Synonyms: quartette
Related terms: musical_composition
Similar spelling:   quartette