Released from obligation, charge, penalty, etc.; free; clear; absolved; acquitted.
To away; to depart; to stop doing a thing; to cease.
Any one of numerous species of small passerine birds native of tropical America. See Banana quit, under Banana, and Guitguit.
(imp. & p. p.)
To set at rest; to free, as from anything harmful or oppressive; to relieve; to clear; to liberate.
To release from obligation, accusation, penalty, or the like; to absolve; to acquit.
To meet the claims upon, or expectations entertained of; to conduct; to acquit; -- used reflexively.
To have done with; to cease from; to stop; hence, to depart from; to leave; to forsake; as, to quit work; to quit the place; to quit jesting.
To discharge, as an obligation or duty; to meet and satisfy, as a claim or debt; to make payment for or of; to requite; to repay.
To carry through; to go through to the end.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
quixotism \quix"ot*ism\ (kw&ibreve;ks"&obreve;t*&ibreve;z'm), n. that form of delusion which leads to extravagant and absurd undertakings or sacrifices in obedience to a morbidly romantic ideal of duty or honor, as illustrated by the exploits of don quixote in knight-errantry.
to quit cost
to quit scores