Definition of queit
1. quit [ v ] put an end to a state or an activity
Examples: "Quit teasing your little brother"
(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)
Now Eileen really would have_to settle_down to love honor and obey , and she 'd have_to quit drinking .Synonyms stop cease quit discontinue lay_off give_up Related Terms continue retire drop leave_off shut_off call_it_a_day pull_the_plug sign_off cheese break stop stop discontinuance cease cessation
2. quit [ v ] go away or leaveUsed in print:
(The New York Times,...)
An injury forced Skorich to quit after the 1948 season .Synonyms take_leave quit depart Related Terms stay leave walk_out_of decamp plump_out congee peel_of beat_a_retreat loss
3. quit [ v ] give up or retire from a position
Examples: "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month" "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)
In Poughkeepsie , N._Y. , in 1952 , a Roman_Catholic hospital presented seven Protestant physicians with an ultimatum to quit the Planned_Parenthood_Federation or to resign from the hospital staff .Synonyms quit step_down resign leave_office Related Terms take_office leave retire vacate fall top_out resignation
4. quit [ v ] turn away from; give up
Examples: "I am foreswearing women forever"
5. quit [ a ] (usually followed by `of') released from something onerous (especially an obligation or duty)
Examples: "quit of all further responsibility for their safety" "well rid of him"
6. quit [ v ] give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
Examples: "In the second round, the challenger gave up"
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