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quit

 (kwĭt)
v. quit also quit·ted (kwĭt′ĭd), quit·ting, quits
v.tr.
1.
a. To cease or discontinue: asked them to quit talking; quit smoking. See Synonyms at stop.
b. To resign from or relinquish: quit a job.
2.
a. To depart from; leave: "You and I are on the point of quitting the theater of our exploits" (Horatio Nelson).
b. To leave the company of: had to quit the gathering in order to be home by midnight.
3. Computers To exit (an application).
4.
a. To rid oneself of by paying: quit a debt.
b. To release from a burden or responsibility.
5. Archaic To conduct (oneself) in a specified way: Quit yourselves like adults.
v.intr.
1. To cease an action or cease working properly; stop: The car quit on the hill.
2. To abandon an activity out of frustration or despair; give up: saw that he would never get the part and quit.
3. To resign from or leave a job.
adj.
Absolved of a duty or an obligation; free.

[Middle English quiten, to release, from Old French quiter, from Medieval Latin quiētāre, quītāre, from Latin quiētus, at rest; see quiet.]

quit

(kwɪt)
vb, quits or quitting, quitted or chiefly US quit
1. (tr) to depart from; leave: he quitted the place hastily.
2. to resign; give up (a job): he quitted his job today.
3. (intr) (of a tenant) to give up occupancy of premises and leave them: they received notice to quit.
4. to desist or cease from (something or doing something); break off: quit laughing.
5. (tr) to pay off (a debt); discharge or settle
6. (tr) archaic to conduct or acquit (oneself); comport (oneself): he quits himself with great dignity.
adj
(foll by: of) free (from); released (from): he was quit of all responsibility for their safety.
[C13: from Old French quitter, from Latin quiētus quiet; see quietus]

quit

(kwɪt)

v. quit quit•ted, quit•ting, v.t.
1. to stop, cease, or discontinue.
2. to depart from; leave (a place or person).
3. to resign; relinquish: He quit his claim to the throne.
4. to release one's hold of (something grasped).
5. to free or rid (oneself).
6. to clear (a debt); repay.
7. to acquit or conduct (oneself).
v.i.
8. to cease from doing something; stop.
9. to resign one's job or position.
10. to depart or leave.
11. to stop trying, struggling, or the like; accept or acknowledge defeat.
adj.
12. released from obligation, penalty, etc.; rid (usu. fol. by of): quit of all further responsibilities.
[1175–1225; (adj.) Middle English quit(te) exempt, freed, acquitted of (< Old French quite) < Medieval Latin quittus, by-form of quītus (>> Middle English quit(e); see quite), for Latin quiētus quiet1; (v.) Middle English quit(t)en to pay, acquit oneself < Old French quit(t)er < Medieval Latin quittāre, quiētāre to release, discharge, Late Latin quiētare to put to rest, quiet1]

quit


Past participle: quitted
Gerund: quitting

Imperative
quit
quit
Present
I quit
you quit
he/she/it quits
we quit
you quit
they quit
Preterite
I quitted
you quitted
he/she/it quitted
we quitted
you quitted
they quitted
Present Continuous
I am quitting
you are quitting
he/she/it is quitting
we are quitting
you are quitting
they are quitting
Present Perfect
I have quitted
you have quitted
he/she/it has quitted
we have quitted
you have quitted
they have quitted
Past Continuous
I was quitting
you were quitting
he/she/it was quitting
we were quitting
you were quitting
they were quitting
Past Perfect
I had quitted
you had quitted
he/she/it had quitted
we had quitted
you had quitted
they had quitted
Future
I will quit
you will quit
he/she/it will quit
we will quit
you will quit
they will quit
Future Perfect
I will have quitted
you will have quitted
he/she/it will have quitted
we will have quitted
you will have quitted
they will have quitted
Future Continuous
I will be quitting
you will be quitting
he/she/it will be quitting
we will be quitting
you will be quitting
they will be quitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been quitting
you have been quitting
he/she/it has been quitting
we have been quitting
you have been quitting
they have been quitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been quitting
you will have been quitting
he/she/it will have been quitting
we will have been quitting
you will have been quitting
they will have been quitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been quitting
you had been quitting
he/she/it had been quitting
we had been quitting
you had been quitting
they had been quitting
Conditional
I would quit
you would quit
he/she/it would quit
we would quit
you would quit
they would quit
Past Conditional
I would have quitted
you would have quitted
he/she/it would have quitted
we would have quitted
you would have quitted
they would have quitted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.quit - put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
knock off, drop - stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
leave off - stop using; "leave off your jacket--no need to wear it here"
sign off - cease broadcasting; get off the air; as of radio stations
retire, withdraw - withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess"
pull the plug - prevent from happening or continuing; "The government pulled the plug on spending"
close off, shut off - stem the flow of; "shut off the gas when you leave for a vacation"
cheese - used in the imperative (get away, or stop it); "Cheese it!"
call it a day, call it quits - stop doing what one is doing; "At midnight, the student decided to call it quits and closed his books"
break - give up; "break cigarette smoking"
2.quit - give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
resign, vacate, renounce, give up - leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
retire - go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
top out - give up one's career just as one becomes very successful; "The financial consultant topped out at age 40 because he was burned out"
pull up stakes, depart, leave - remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
fall - lose office or power; "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
3.quit - go away or leave
walk out of - leave, usually as an expression of disapproval
congee - depart after obtaining formal permission; "He has congeed with the King"
beat a retreat - depart hastily
go forth, leave, go away - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
plump out - depart suddenly; "He plumped out of the house"
break camp, decamp - leave a camp; "The hikers decamped before dawn"
4.quit - turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
disclaim - renounce a legal claim or title to
abandon, give up - give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead"
5.quit - give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"

quit

verb
1. resign (from), leave, retire (from), pull out (of), surrender, chuck (informal), step down (from) (informal), relinquish, renounce, pack in (informal), abdicate He figured he would quit his job before he was fired
2. stop, give up, cease, end, drop, abandon, suspend, halt, discontinue, belay (Nautical) I was trying to quit smoking at the time.
stop continue, finish, see through, go on with, complete
3. leave, depart from, go out of, abandon, desert, exit, withdraw from, forsake, go away from, pull out from, decamp from Police were called when he refused to quit the building.

quit

verb
1. To move or proceed away from a place:
Slang: blow, split, take off.
2. To relinquish one's engagement in or occupation with:
3. To give up or leave without intending to return or claim again:
4. To cease trying to accomplish or continue:
Informal: swear off.
Slang: lay off.
5. To come to a cessation:
6. To conduct oneself in a specified way:
adjective
Owing or being owed nothing:
Translations
يَتْرُكيَتْرُك، يُهاجِر
dát výpověďopustitzanechat
droppeforladeholde op med
ĉesiforlasi
lopettaaluopualuovuttaapoistuajättää
prestati
abbahagyotthagy
hætta
やめる辞める
...을 그만두다
atstātlikt mierāpamest
končatiopustitiprenehatizapustiti
slutalämna
เลิก
bỏ

quit

[kwɪt] (quit (quitted (pt, pp)))
A. VT
1. (= cease) to quit doing sth (esp US) → dejar de hacer algo
to quit work (during job) → suspender el trabajo, dejar de trabajar; (at end of day) → salir del trabajo
quit stalling! (esp US) → ¡déjate de evasivas!
quit fooling!¡déjate de tonterías!
2. (= leave) [+ place] → abandonar, salir de; [+ premises] → desocupar (Comput) [+ application] → abandonar
to quit one's jobdejar el trabajo, renunciar a su puesto
B. VI (esp US) (= go away) → irse, marcharse; (= resign) → dimitir, renunciar; (= stop work) → suspender el trabajo, dejar de trabajar; (= give up) (in game, task) → abandonar (Comput) → terminar, abandonar
I quit!¡lo dejo!; (from job) → ¡renuncio!
I've been given notice to quithe recibido una notificación de desahucio
C. ADJ to be quit of sth/sbhaberse librado de algo/algn

quit

[ˈkwɪt] [quit or quitted] (pt, pp)
vt
(= leave) [+ job, school] → quitter; [+ place] → quitter
She's decided to quit her job → Elle a décidé de quitter son emploi.
(mainly US) (= stop) → arrêter
to quit the habit [smoker] → arrêter de fumer
to quit doing sth → arrêter de faire qch
Quit stalling! → Arrête de te dérober!
Quit doing that! → Arrête!
vi
(mainly US) (= give up) → abandonner, renoncer (= resign) → démissionner
I quit! → J'abandonne!
(= leave) to give sb notice to quit [+ tenant] → donner congé à qn

quit

vb: pret, ptp <quitted or quit>
vt
(= leave) town, armyverlassen; this lifescheiden aus; (= give up) jobaufgeben, kündigen; I’ve given her notice to quit the flat (form)ich habe ihr die Wohnung gekündigt; I’ve had notice to quit the flat (form)mir ist (die Wohnung) gekündigt worden; the dog would not quit his prey (liter)der Hund wollte nicht von seiner Beute ablassen (liter)
(inf: = stop) → aufhören mit; to quit doing somethingaufhören, etw zu tun; quit it!hör (damit) auf!; to quit workmit der Arbeit aufhören
(Comput) job, programbeenden, verlassen, aussteigen aus (inf)
vi
(= leave one’s job)kündigen
(= go away)weg- or fortgehen; notice to quitKündigung f; they gave me notice to quitsie haben mir gekündigt
(= accept defeat)aufgeben; she doesn’t quit easilysie gibt nicht so leicht or schnell auf
(Comput) → das Programm etc verlassen, beenden, aussteigen (inf)
adj quit oflos or frei von, ledig (+gen) (geh); we are quit of himwir sind ihn los

quit

[kwɪt] (quit or quitted (vb: pt, pp))
1. vt
a. (cease, work) → lasciare, piantare
to quit doing sth → smettere di fare qc
quit stalling! (Am) (fam) → non tirarla per le lunghe!
b. (leave, place) → lasciare
notice to quit (Brit) → preavviso (dato all'inquilino)
2. vi (resign) → dare le dimissioni, dimettersi; (give up, in game) → abbandonare, mollare; (accept defeat) → darsi per vinto/a
3. adj quit ofsbarazzato/a di, liberato/a di

quit

(kwit) past tense, past participles ˈquitted, ~quit verb
to leave, stop, or resign from etc. I'm going to quit teaching; They have been ordered to quit the house by next week.
be quit of
to be rid of. I am glad to be quit of that job.

quit

يَتْرُك dát výpověď droppe aufgeben παρατάω dejar lopettaa arrêter prestati lasciare やめる ...을 그만두다 ophouden met slutte (med) zrezygnować deixar покидать sluta เลิก bırakmak bỏ 离开

quit

vt. dejar, parar; desistir;
to ___ coming to class___ la clase.

quit

vt (pret & pp quit; ger quitting) dejar de, (to discontinue) suspender; You need to quit smoking..Tiene que dejar de fumar.
References in classic literature ?
The instant this was done they issued through the broken gateway, and stealing out by a direction opposite to the one by which they entered, they quitted the spot, the sisters casting furtive glances at the silent, grave and crumbling ruin, as they left the soft light of the moon, to bury themselves in the gloom of the woods.
Behind and above where she stood the towering woods seemed to be waiting with opened ranks to absorb her with the little cabin she had quitted, dwarfed into insignificance in the vast prospect; but nowhere was there another sign or indication of human life and habitation.
The child, staring with round eyes at this instance of liberality, wholly unprecedented in his large experience of cent-shops, took the man of gingerbread, and quitted the premises.