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QUADRILATERAL

 Dictionary entry overview: What does quadrilateral mean? 

QUADRILATERAL (noun)
  The noun QUADRILATERAL has 1 sense:

1. a four-sided polygon

  Familiarity information: QUADRILATERAL used as a noun is very rare.


QUADRILATERAL (adjective)
  The adjective QUADRILATERAL has 1 sense:

1. having four sides

  Familiarity information: QUADRILATERAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


QUADRILATERAL (noun)


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Meaning:

A four-sided polygon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Synonyms:

quadrangle; quadrilateral; tetragon

Hypernyms ("quadrilateral" is a kind of...):

polygon; polygonal shape (a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "quadrilateral"):

parallelogram (a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length)

trapezium (a quadrilateral with no parallel sides)

trapezoid (a quadrilateral with two parallel sides)


QUADRILATERAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having four sides

Synonyms:

four-sided; quadrilateral

Similar:

many-sided; multilateral (having many parts or sides)


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