Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun quad

4 senses of quad

Sense 1
quadruplet, quad -- (one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy)
       => sibling, sib -- (a person's brother or sister)

Sense 2
quadriceps, quadriceps femoris, musculus quadriceps femoris, quad -- (a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg)
       => extensor muscle, extensor -- (a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part)

Sense 3
quad, space -- ((printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences)
       => type -- (a small metal block bearing a raised character on one end; produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper; "he dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up")

Sense 4
quad, quadrangle -- (a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings)
       => area -- (a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants")

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