## Synonyms for quotient

*noun*

**outcome**

### fractions

### intelligence

- IQ
- acuity
- acumen
- agility
- alertness
- aptitude
- brainpower
- brains
- brightness
- brilliance
- capacity
- cleverness
- comprehension
- coruscation
- discernment
- gray matter
- intellect
- judgment
- luminosity
- mentality
- mind
- penetration
- perception
- perspicacity
- precocity
- quickness
- quotient
- reason
- sagacity
- savvy
- sense
- skill
- smarts
- subtlety
- the right stuff
- trenchancy
- understanding
- what it takes
- wit

### ratio

### ratios

### share

- allowance
- apportionment
- bite
- chunk
- claim
- commission
- contribution
- cut
- cut in
- cut up
- divide
- dividend
- division
- divvy
- dose
- drag
- due
- end
- fifty-fifty
- fraction
- fragment
- halver
- helping
- heritage
- interest
- lagniappe
- lot
- measure
- meed
- parcel
- part
- partage
- percentage
- piece
- pittance
- plum
- points
- proportion
- quantum
- quota
- quotient
- quotum
- rake-off
- ration
- segment
- serving
- slice
- split
- stake
- taste
- whack

## Word Origin & History

"number of times one quantity is contained in another," mid-15c., from Latin quotiens "how often? how many times?; as often as," pronomial adverb of time, from quot "how many?" (see quote (v.)). The Latin adverb quotiens was mistaken in Middle English for a present participle in -ens.

## Example Sentences forquotient

The quotient multiplied by 100 will give the per cent of shrinkage.

The final remainder is the one to be written down with the quotient.

If we massed the ten cases together, the quotient would be 28.

How does this quotient, or ratio, compare with that found in part (C)?

How do you know that the quotient cannot be as large as 169?

How do you know that the quotient cannot be as little as 1.69?

Check your result by multiplying the quotient by the divisor.

The quotient is the centrifugal force in terms of the weight of the body.

The quotient is the proper number of revolutions per minute.

If there are not figures enough in the quotient, the deficiency must be supplied by prefixing left-hand ciphers.