Quit - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kwɪt|  American pronunciation of the word quit
Brit.  |kwɪt|  British pronunciation of the word quit
irregular verb:  p.t. — quit  p.p. — quit

verb

- put an end to a state or an activity (syn: cease, discontinue, stop)
- give up or retire from a position (syn: resign)
- go away or leave (syn: depart)
- turn away from; give up (syn: foreswear, relinquish, renounce)
- give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

Examples

...I am finally quit of that terrible task....

She quit college after one semester.

She decided to quit show business.

He quit teaching after five years.

Many workers are quitting because of poor pay.

She hates her job and she's thinking about quitting.

She quit smoking years ago.

I wish you would quit bothering her.

We're going to quit for the day. It's too hot to keep working.

He refused to quit the building.

It is a serious matter to quit country and family and friends.

He has already quit as chairman of the firm.

The youths quit themselves like men.

We are quit for the fright to be infected.

The judgment shall be against him only and the others shall go quit.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: quit
he/she/it: quits
present participle: quitting
past tense: quit
past participle: quit
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