verb (used with object), quit or quit·ted, quit·ting.
verb (used without object), quit or quit·ted, quit·ting.
SYNONYMS FOR quit
THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST
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
He was also worried about how impaired breathing could put him at risk were he to catch Covid-19 — “it’s one more underlying factor that you actually do have control of” — so he quit cold turkey.
According to the New York Times, harassment and abuse has pushed many women to stop pursuing the master sommelier title and, in some cases, quit the industry entirelyIn the wine world, perhaps no title is more coveted than that of master sommelier.Report Details Litany of Sexual Abuse Experienced by Women in Master Sommelier Training|Elazar Sontag|October 30, 2020|Eater
He quit school and picked cotton for a while, joined the Navy and eventually got a job in a sawmill, where he lost most of two fingers.
Young vapers had plenty of reason to quit long before the pandemic.COVID-19 risk linked to vaping, but addicted kids find it hard to stop|Janet Raloff|October 27, 2020|Science News For Students
It just seeks to help “move kids towards quitting,” says Halpern-Felsher — “as the step before.”These free programs can help teens seeking to quit vaping|Janet Raloff|October 27, 2020|Science News For Students
Editors were apoplectic, and they showed it by quitting en masse, leaving Mays to pick up the pieces.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back in 2005, those two factors contributed to him quitting his television program and leaving behind $50 million.Dave Chappelle’s Triumphant Return to New York City|Alex Suskind|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Old times, where Ramirez was often accused of quitting on his team, sulking and not putting out his full effort, were forgotten.
Yet five years ago, Herman reveals, he had had enough and thought about quitting.Exclusive: ‘X-Men’ Sex Abuse Lawyer Says He Was Assaulted, Too|Tim Teeman|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Robinson sat down with The Daily Beast on Thursday for his first major interview since quitting the EDL.Exclusive: Tommy Robinson, a Prominent British Voice of Hate, Apologizes|Nico Hines|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His conscience, however, prevented him from quitting his master after having pledged himself to serve him.Mauprat|George Sand
Somehow or other the idea of quitting the country in his company seemed less repulsive to her than at first.The King's Men|Robert Grant, John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright
I found that the means of quitting Italy were wanting—I was in debt, and no funds had been transmitted to me.The Pirate of the Mediterranean|W.H.G. Kingston
I am now on the point of quitting this pretty place and making for my home at Hevitre, where we trust to arrive next Thursday.The Life of George Borrow|Clement K. Shorter
The canoe shoved from the point was within a few yards of him, he having directed his own course towards it on quitting the land.The Deerslayer|James Fenimore Cooper
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