(noun, adjective)


1. of superior grade

- quality paper

Similar word(s): superior, choice, prime, prize, select

2. of high social status

- people of quality

- a quality family

Sentences with quality as an adjective:

- We only sell quality products.

- That was a quality game by Jim Smith.

- A quality system ensures products meet customer requirements.


1. an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

- the quality of mercy is not strained

Definition categories: attribute

2. a degree or grade of excellence or worth

- the quality of students has risen

Similar word(s): caliber, calibre

Definition categories: attribute, degree, grade, level

3. a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something

- each town has a quality all its own

Similar word(s): character, lineament

Definition categories: thought, attribute, dimension, property

4. (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

Similar word(s): timber, timbre, tone

Definition categories: attribute

5. high social status

- a man of quality

Definition categories: state, rank

Sentences with quality as a noun:

- This school is well-known for having teachers of high quality.

- Quality of life is usually determined by health, education, and income.

- While being impulsive can be great for artists, it is not a desirable quality for engineers.

- A peasant is not allowed to fall in love with a lady of quality.

- Membership of this golf club is limited to those of quality and wealth.

- To identify quality try asking, "what does it feel like?".