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quit

quit

 
pronunciation:
kwIt
part of speech: verb
inflections: quit, quits, quitted, quitting
definition 1: to stop; give up; refuse to take further part in.
She quit her job as a teacher to become a truck driver.
synonyms:
withdraw from
similar words:
abdicate, back out of, leave, terminate
definition 2: to stop.
He quit eating when he was full.
synonyms:
cease, stop
similar words:
abandon, discontinue, end, finish, forsake, leave off
definition 3: to go away from; leave.
He quit the city for the country.
synonyms:
leave
similar words:
abandon, flee