quality-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: degree of goodness

Commentary: caliber, calibre - references the measure of goodness; a degree or grade of excellence or worth

The quality of students has risen.
An executive of low quality has been fired from the firm.
Sugar is often used to try to compensate for chocolate of low quality.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 2: attribute

Commentary: property - an essential and distinguishing attribute or property of something or someone

"The quality of mercy is not strained." - Shakespeare
Honesty is a noble quality to possess.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 3: uniqueness

Commentary: character, lineament - a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something

Each town has a quality all its own.
The radical quality of our demands.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: tone

Commentary: timbre, timber, tone - the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or musical sound)

The quality of her soprano was rich and lovely.
The muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 5: high school status

Commentary: high school status

A man of quality...

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 5