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quit

quit

 
pronunciation:
kwIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: quit, quits, quitted, quitting
definition 1: to resign; give up; decline to take further part in.
She quit her high-paying position because there was too much travel involved.
synonyms:
resign, withdraw from
similar words:
abdicate, back out of, discontinue, leave, relinquish, terminate
definition 2: to desist from; stop.
He quit smoking after receiving a strong admonition from his doctor.Would you please quit teasing your sister!He tried, but he could not quit thinking about her.
synonyms:
cease, desist from, stop
similar words:
abandon, discontinue, end, finish, forsake, leave off, renounce
definition 3: to go away from; leave; depart.
In the summer, the family would quit the city for the country.
synonyms:
depart, leave
similar words:
abandon, exit, flee, vacate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to resign from or give up a job, activity, or the like.
synonyms:
resign
similar words:
abdicate, bow out, leave, pull out, retire, vacate, walk, withdraw
definition 2: to desist from or stop an activity, occupation, habit, or the like.
synonyms:
desist, stop
antonyms:
continue
similar words:
abate, cease, finish, halt, leave off, let up, subside
definition 3: to admit defeat and stop trying to do something.
similar words:
chicken, concede, give, resign, retreat, surrender, yield
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: relieved or released from some debt, duty, or the like (usu. fol. by of).
quit of their taxes
synonyms:
released, relieved
similar words:
clear, discharged, free