Synonyms of quality


1. quality, attribute

usage: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare

2. quality, caliber, calibre, degree, grade, level

usage: a degree or grade of excellence or worth; "the quality of students has risen"; "an executive of low caliber"

3. quality, character, lineament, property, attribute, dimension

usage: 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"

4. timbre, timber, quality, tone, sound property

usage: (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"

5. quality, social station, social status, social rank, rank

usage: high social status; "a man of quality"


1. choice, prime(prenominal), prize, quality, select, superior (vs. inferior)

usage: of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"

2. quality, upper-class (vs. lower-class) (vs. middle-class)

usage: of high social status; "people of quality"; "a quality family"

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Definition and meaning of quality (Dictionary)