Definition of Quota:

  1. Proportionate share or part, such as a sales quota.

  2. A fixed share of something that a person or group is entitled to receive or is bound to contribute.

  3. Limitation on the quantity that must not be exceeded, such as an import quota.

Synonyms of Quota

Adjunct, Allocation, Allotment, Allowance, Apportionment, Arithmetical proportion, Big end, Bigger half, Bit, Bite, Budget, Chunk, Commission, Component, Contingent, Continued fraction, Cross section, Cut, Deal, Destiny, Detachment, Detail, Divide, Dividend, Division, Divvy, Dole, End, Equal share, Equity, Fate, Fraction, Geometric ratio, Half, Halver, Harmonic proportion, Helping, Improper fraction, Installment, Interest, Item, Lot, Measure, Meed, Mess, Modicum, Moiety, Parcel, Part, Particular, Percent, Percentage, Piece, Portion, Proportion, Prorate, Quadrant, Quantum, Quarter, Quotum, Rake-off, Random sample, Rate, Ratio, Ration, Remainder, Rule of three, Sample, Sampling, Section, Sector, Segment, Share, Shift, Slice, Small share, Stake, Stock, Subdivision, Subgroup, Subspecies, Portion, Part, Division, Bit, Quota, Allowance, Ration, Allocation, Allotment, Lot, Measure, Due

How to use Quota in a sentence?

  1. The company had to push its employees hard to make the latest quota in their parts manufacturing department before the week was through.
  2. The county is falling short of its quota of blood donations.
  3. This also brings me to your closing comment about the 37 per cent decrease in ESRC quota awards , which is also incorrect.
  4. Due to the abnormally large fishing quota , fishermen had more freedom to capture more fish without the threat of penalties interfering with their practice.

Meaning of Quota & Quota Definition