verb (used with object), quit or quit·ted, quit·ting.
verb (used without object), quit or quit·ted, quit·ting.
SYNONYMS FOR quit
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Origin of quit1
OTHER WORDS FROM quitquit·ta·ble, adjectiveun·quit·ted, adjective
Definition for quit (2 of 2)
Origin of quit2
Example sentences from the Web for quit
A lecturer in Letchworth, England, she was concerned about how the company had let misinformation on Brexit spread unchecked, and was seriously thinking about quitting altogether.
At the end of a challenging year that saw the farm flop and his co-founders leave the company, Koney was tempted to call it quits.
As Julia Belluz previously reported for Vox, quitting Juul can be more difficult than quitting cigarettes, which is ironic since e-cigarettes as a concept were initially angled as a way to help people quit cigarettes.
They won’t quit on their own, not without a municipal directive.Sports were a distraction from the pandemic. Now they’re being battered by it.|Jerry Brewer|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Virtual schooling has largely forced moms, not dads, to quit work.You deserve a work-life balance, even if you’re child-free in a pandemic|Karla Miller|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
But the state of things, if not less anxious, was less distressing than when Jem had quitted her.Mary Barton|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
I would have avoided this interview, could I have quitted England again without some information respecting them.
The room itself was larger than the one he had just quitted, and not as well lit.Viewpoint|Gordon Randall Garrett
Of matters in which he had been specially interested before he quitted London, one or two may properly be named.The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete|John Forster
He imagines that Mr. Capella quitted the train on the way, and will arrive by this one.The Stowmarket Mystery|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for quit
verb quits or quitting or quitted or mainly US quit
Word Origin for quit
Idioms and Phrases with quit
In addition to the idiom beginning with quit
- quite a bit
- quit while one's ahead
- call it quits