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quits

 (kwĭts)
adj.
On even terms with by payment or requital: I am finally quits with the loan.

[Middle English, probably alteration (influenced by Medieval Latin quittus, quītus, past participle of quītāre, to free) of quit, rid of a debt, from Old French quiter; see quit.]

quits

(kwɪts)
adj (postpositive)
1. on an equal footing; even: now we are quits.
2. call it quits to agree to end a dispute, contest, etc, agreeing that honours are even
interj
an exclamation indicating willingness to give up

quits

(kwɪts)

adj.
on equal terms by repayment or retaliation.
Idioms:
call it quits, to end an activity, relationship, etc.
[1470–80; perhaps < Medieval Latin quittus quit]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.quits - on equal terms by payment or requital; "we're now quits"; "finally quits with the loan"
equal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"

quits

adjective
Owing or being owed nothing:
Translations

quits

[kwɪts] ADJ to be quits with sbestar en paz con algn
now we're quits!¡ahora estamos en paz!
to call it quits (= give up) → rendirse
let's call it quits (in argument) → hagamos las paces; (when settling bill) → digamos que quedamos en paz

quits

[ˈkwɪts] adj
to be quits → être quitte
We're quits → Nous sommes quittes.
to be quits with sb → être quitte envers qn
to call it quits → en rester
Let's call it quits → Restons-en là.

quits

adjquitt; to be quits with somebodymit jdm quitt sein; shall we call it quits? (= agree to stop)lassen wirs (dabei bewenden)?; (when owing money) → sind wir quitt? ? double

quits

[kwɪts] adv to be quits (with sb)essere pari (con qn)
let's call it quits → adesso siamo pari
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