She has now quitted this human body, and has gone to her own world, and taken her own body.
As soon as the mass was over, he quitted the chapel and escaped into the park.
“There is no bad leak as yet,” said the captain, re-entering the cabin, which he had quitted for the purpose of sounding the well.
The 25th was the first anniversary of the day she had quitted the shores of England.
On the 2nd of October in the year 1798, Davy quitted Penzance, before he had attained his twentieth year.
When Pompey had got at a little distance from the camp, he quitted his horse.
When Pyne quitted the kitchen his intent was to reach Brand without delay.
It was here, in this very spot, when you had quitted our dwelling.
John Forster would hear no more; he quitted the room and walked up stairs before the marquis had completed his speech.
On the 30th, Montholon, with the household, quitted St Helena.
c.1200, "free, clear" (of debt, etc.), from Old French quite, quitte "free, clear, entire, at liberty; discharged; unmarried," from Medieval Latin quitus, quittus, from Latin quietus "free" (in Medieval Latin "free from war, debts, etc."), also "calm, resting" (see quiet (adj.)).
c.1200, "to repay, discharge" (a debt, etc.), from Old French quiter "clear, establish one's innocence;" also transitive, "release, let go, relinquish, abandon" (12c.), from quite (see quit (adj.)).
Meaning "to reward, give reward" is mid-13c., that of "take revenge; to answer, retort" and "to acquit oneself" are late 14c. From c.1300 as "to acquit (of a charge), declare not guilty." Sense of "leave, depart" is attested from c.1400; that of "stop" (doing something) is from 1640s. Meaning "to give up, relinquish" is from mid-15c. Related: Quitted; quitting. Quitting time is from 1835.