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Definition of Quit

Babylon English

liberated, released, exempt from
stop, cease; leave (a place or person); evacuate an apartment; relinquish, give up; leave a job; release
Quit Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
Chaucer's Middle English Glossary
adj. free
Quit Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Released from obligation, charge, penalty, etc.; free; clear; absolved; acquitted.
(v. i.)
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.)
of Quit
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.
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hEnglish - advanced version

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.

  similar words(4) 

 to quit cost 
 to quit scores 
 crass quit 
 banana quit 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
v., éirigh as
v., t., to leave: fág
v., t., to abandon, desert, forsake: tréig
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Gadael = v. to quit, to leave
Gadaw = v. to quit, to leave
Ymado = v. to forsake, to quit
Shakespeare Words
to requite, respond
Australian Slang
break off a relationship
WordNet 2.0

1. put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
(synonym) discontinue, stop, cease, give up, lay off
(hyponym) drop, knock off
2. give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary fo the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
(synonym) leave office, step down, resign
(hypernym) leave, depart, pull up stakes
(hyponym) vacate, resign, renounce, give up
3. go away or leave
(synonym) depart, take leave
(hypernym) leave, go forth, go away
(hyponym) peel of
4. turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
(synonym) foreswear, renounce, relinquish
(hypernym) abandon, give up
(hyponym) disclaim
5. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"
(synonym) drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, chuck up the sponge
(derivation) quitter
Quit Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Bureau of Labor Statistics Glossary
A separation of an employee from an establishment that is initiated by the employee; a voluntary separation; a resignation from a job or position
© U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Quit Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Quit may refer to:
  • Smoking cessation
  • Quit (band), an American pop-punk group
  • "QUIT", a song by Susumu Hirasawa on the 1990 album The Ghost in Science
  • Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!)
  • Quitter, the name of several GNU social instances

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Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!) is a gay San Francisco Bay Area political action group supporting "boycott, divestment & sanctions against Israel"; and opposing "Pinkwashing" of the "ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people". It was founded in early 2001 by a member of LAGAI-Queer Insurrection and individuals formerly associated with DAGGER (Dykes & Gay Guys Emergency Response), which was active during the first Gulf War.

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Quit Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English - Klingon
v. bup
Quit Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
A Basic Guide to ASL
The index and middle fingers of the right 'H' hand are grasped by the left hand. The right hand pulls out of the left.
The index and middle fingers of the right 'H' hand are grasped by the left hand. The right hand pulls out of the left.