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Another word for quality

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Noun
  1. A distinctive element

      1. A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character.
      2. A genetically determined characteristic or condition:
      3. A short line or mark made with a writing or drawing implement.
      1. A specific taste or smell:
      2. The quality of something that is perceived as taste or smell:
      3. A distinctive quality or characteristic:
      1. Something owned; a possession.
      2. A piece of real estate:
      3. Something tangible or intangible to which its owner has legal title:
      1. The quality or state of being peculiar.
      2. A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
      3. An eccentricity; an idiosyncrasy.
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. Any of the distinct parts of the face, as the eyes, nose, or mouth.
      2. The overall appearance of the face or its parts.
      3. A prominent or distinctive part, quality, or characteristic:
      1. Being a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; distinctive:
      2. A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
      3. The integral part of a logarithm as distinguished from the mantissa:
      1. The combination of mental characteristics and behavior that distinguishes a person or group.
      2. The distinguishing nature of something.
      3. Moral strength; integrity:
      1. To regard as arising from a particular cause or source; ascribe:
      2. To regard (a work, for example) as belonging to or produced by a specified agent, place, or time:
      3. A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
    See also:

    be

  2. A level of superiority that is usually high

      1. The quality that renders something desirable, useful, or valuable:
      2. Material or market value:
      3. A quantity of something that may be purchased for a specified sum or by a specified means:
      1. Moral excellence and righteousness; goodness.
      2. An example or kind of moral excellence:
      3. Chastity, especially in a woman.
      1. An amount, as of goods, services, or money, considered to be a fair and suitable equivalent for something else; a fair price or return.
      2. Monetary or material worth:
      3. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
      1. The natural height of a human or animal in an upright position.
      2. An achieved level; status.
      1. Superior quality or worth; excellence:
      2. A quality deserving praise or approval; virtue:
      3. Demonstrated ability or achievement:
      1. The diameter of the inside of a round cylinder, such as a tube.
      2. The diameter of the bore of a firearm, usually shown in hundredths or thousandths of an inch and expressed in writing or print in terms of a decimal fraction:
      3. The diameter of a large projectile, such as an artillery shell, measured in millimeters or in inches.
  3. High style in quality, manner, or dress

      1. A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.
      2. A grade of mail:
      3. A quality of accommodation on public transport:
      1. The act of refining.
      2. The result of refining; an improvement or elaboration.
      3. The state or quality of being refined; cultivation, as in manners or taste.
    See also:

    style

  4. Degree of excellence

      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.
      2. A grade of mail:
      3. A quality of accommodation on public transport:
      1. The diameter of the inside of a round cylinder, such as a tube.
      2. The diameter of the bore of a firearm, usually shown in hundredths or thousandths of an inch and expressed in writing or print in terms of a decimal fraction:
      3. The diameter of a large projectile, such as an artillery shell, measured in millimeters or in inches.
    See also:

    value

    be

  5. People of the highest social level

      1. The highest social class or group.
      1. a book or list of short biographies of prominent persons of a certain place, profession, etc.
      2. the most important people or the elite, as of a certain profession
      1. The highest socioeconomic class in a society.
      1. The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals:
      2. A group of people broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture:
      3. An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest:
      1. Nobility or aristocracy.
      2. The rank, position, or term of office of a patrician.
      1. A class of persons distinguished by high birth or rank and in Great Britain including dukes and duchesses, marquises and marchionesses, earls and countesses, viscounts and viscountesses, and barons and baronesses:
      2. Noble rank or status:
      3. The state or quality of being exalted in character.
      1. People of gentle birth, good breeding, or high social position.
      2. An upper or ruling class.
      3. The class of English landowners ranking just below the nobility.
      1. The quality of being well-mannered; refinement.
      2. The condition of being born to the gentry.
      3. Persons of high social standing considered as a group.
      1. The reproductive structure of angiosperms, characteristically having either specialized male or female organs or both male and female organs, such as stamens and a pistil, enclosed in an outer envelope of petals and sepals.
      2. Such a structure having showy or colorful parts; a blossom.
      3. A flower head.
      1. A group or class of persons considered to be superior to others because of their intelligence, social standing, or wealth:
      2. A member of such a group:
      3. The best or most skilled members of a group:
      1. Noble or aristocratic descent.
      2. A member of the aristocracy.
      1. A hereditary ruling class; nobility.
      2. Government by a ruling class.
      3. A state or country having this form of government.
    See also:

    over

Adjective
  1. Exceptionally good of its kind

    See also:

    good

Another word for quality

Noun
  1. A characteristic

      1. The act of endowing.
      2. Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.
      3. A natural gift, ability, or quality.
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. Any of the distinct parts of the face, as the eyes, nose, or mouth.
      2. The overall appearance of the face or its parts.
      3. A prominent or distinctive part, quality, or characteristic:
      1. The combination of mental characteristics and behavior that distinguishes a person or group.
      2. The distinguishing nature of something.
      3. Moral strength; integrity:
      1. Being a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; distinctive:
      2. A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
      3. The integral part of a logarithm as distinguished from the mantissa:
      1. Something owned; a possession.
      2. A piece of real estate:
      3. Something tangible or intangible to which its owner has legal title:
      1. A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character.
      2. A genetically determined characteristic or condition:
      3. A short line or mark made with a writing or drawing implement.
      1. To regard as arising from a particular cause or source; ascribe:
      2. To regard (a work, for example) as belonging to or produced by a specified agent, place, or time:
      3. A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
  2. Essential character

      1. A sound of distinct pitch, quality, and duration; a note.
      2. The interval of a major second in the diatonic scale; a whole step.
      3. A recitational melody in a Gregorian chant.
      1. A force or principle believed to animate living beings.
      2. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
      3. The Holy Spirit.
      1. The intrinsic or indispensable quality or qualities that serve to characterize or identify something:
      2. The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
      3. The most important part or aspect of something:
      1. The material world and its phenomena:
      2. The forces and processes that produce and control these phenomena:
      3. The world of living things and the outdoors:
    See also:

    character

  3. Grade

      1. To ascribe a particular fact or characteristic to:
      2. To consider; suppose:
      3. Reputation:
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. Position relative to that of others; standing:
      2. High standing; prestige:
      3. The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
      1. Status with respect to rank, reputation, or position in society or a profession:
      2. High reputation; esteem:
      3. Continuance in time; duration:
      1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
      2. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
      3. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
      1. The single complete movement of raising one foot and putting it down in another spot, as in walking.
      2. A manner of walking; a particular gait.
      3. A fixed rhythm or pace, as in marching:
      1. A raised and level floor or platform.
      2. A raised platform on which theatrical performances are presented.
      3. An area in which actors perform.
      1. The state, quality, or condition of excelling; superiority.
      2. Something in which one excels.
      3. Excellency.
      1. The quality that renders something desirable, useful, or valuable:
      2. Material or market value:
      3. A quantity of something that may be purchased for a specified sum or by a specified means:
      1. Superior quality or worth; excellence:
      2. A quality deserving praise or approval; virtue:
      3. Demonstrated ability or achievement:
      1. The diameter of the inside of a round cylinder, such as a tube.
      2. The diameter of the bore of a firearm, usually shown in hundredths or thousandths of an inch and expressed in writing or print in terms of a decimal fraction:
      3. The diameter of a large projectile, such as an artillery shell, measured in millimeters or in inches.
      1. A mode or state of being:
      2. Existing circumstances:
      3. Social position; rank.
      1. A condition or mode of being, as with regard to circumstances:
      2. A condition of being in a stage or form, as of structure, growth, or development:
      3. A mental or emotional condition:
      1. Having or showing a friendly, generous, sympathetic, or warm-hearted nature.
      2. Agreeable or beneficial:
      1. A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.
      2. A grade of mail:
      3. A quality of accommodation on public transport:
    See also:

    degree

Synonym Study

  • Trait specif. applies to a distinguishing quality of a person's character enthusiasm is one of his outstanding traits
  • An attribute is a quality assigned to a thing, esp. one that may reasonably be deduced as appropriate to it omnipotence is an attribute of God
  • Character , in this connection, is the scientific or formal term for a distinctive or peculiar quality of an individual or of a class, species, etc. a hereditary character
  • Property applies to a quality that belongs to a thing by reason of the essential nature of the thing elasticity is a property of rubber
  • Quality , the broadest in scope of these terms, refers to a characteristic (physical or nonphysical, individual or typical) that constitutes the basic nature of a thing or is one of its distinguishing features the quality of mercy