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Synonyms for quaternary

Synonyms for (noun) quaternary

Synonyms: IV, Little Joe, tetrad, 4, four, foursome, quartet, quatern, quaternary, quaternion, quaternity, quadruplet Definition: the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

Similar words: figure, digit Definition: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration Usage: 0 and 1 are digits

Synonyms: Quaternary, Quaternary period, Age of Man Definition: last 2 million years

Similar words: period, geological period Definition: a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed Usage: ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods

Synonyms for (adjective) quaternary

Synonyms: 4th, fourth, quaternary Definition: coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude Usage: the quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present

Similar words: ordinal Definition: being or denoting a numerical order in a series Usage: ordinal numbers; held an ordinal rank of seventh

Synonyms: quaternary, quaternate Definition: consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four Usage: quaternate leaves; a quaternary compound

Similar words: multiple Definition: having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual Usage: multiple birth; multiple ownership; made multiple copies of the speech; his multiple achievements in public life; her multiple personalities; a pineapple is a multiple fruit