Synonyms for (noun) quality

Synonyms: quality

Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare

Similar words: attribute

Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity


Synonyms: quality, caliber, calibre

Definition: a degree or grade of excellence or worth

Usage: the quality of students has risen; an executive of low caliber

Similar words: degree, grade, level

Definition: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality

Usage: a moderate grade of intelligence; a high level of care is required; it is all a matter of degree


Synonyms: quality, timber, timbre, tone

Definition: (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

Usage: the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely; the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet

Similar words: sound property

Definition: an attribute of sound


Synonyms: quality, lineament, character

Definition: a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something

Usage: each town has a quality all its own; the radical character of our demands

Similar words: dimension, property, attribute

Definition: a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished

Usage: self-confidence is not an endearing property


Synonyms: quality

Definition: high social status

Usage: a man of quality

Similar words: rank, social rank, social station, social status

Definition: position in a social hierarchy

Usage: the British are more aware of social status than Americans are

Synonyms for (adjective) quality

Synonyms: quality

Definition: of high social status

Usage: people of quality; a quality family

Similar words: upper-class

Definition: occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society


Synonyms: choice, select, prime, prize, quality

Definition: of superior grade

Usage: choice wines; prime beef; prize carnations; quality paper; select peaches

Similar words: superior

Definition: of high or superior quality or performance

Usage: superior wisdom derived from experience; superior math students