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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.]
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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
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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]
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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"
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quits

adjective
Owing or being owed nothing:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

quits

[kwɪts] adv to be quits (with sb)essere pari (con qn)
let's call it quits → adesso siamo pari
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References in periodicals archive ?
They tore it up for about six songs with their somewhat spazzy but full tilt rockin' stuff, all wearing matching light pink outfits (hey guys, don't wash your whites with your reds), switching instruments between songs, and called it quits, and I guess I can't blame them--nobody's psyched to play in front of 12 people ...
Super lo-fi and simple but catchy, the band played some shows, released a record or two and some singles, and called it quits, just like that.
The Night Kings put out a great underrated LP and a couple singles, and then called it quits. Rob went on to the Gorls and the Pissed Off Zombies before setting in to Right On!