Definitions of quotient

the ratio of two quantities to be divided

the number obtained by division

The number resulting from the division of one number by another, and showing how often a less number is contained in a greater; thus, the quotient of twelve divided by four is three.

The result of any process inverse to multiplication. See the Note under Multiplication.

( math.) The number which shows how often one number is contained in another.

Number denoting how often one number is contained in another.

A number indicating how often one number is contained in another; the result obtained by division.

The number resulting from the division of one number by another, and showing how often a less number is contained in a greater.