Definition and Meanings for quit
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Part of Speech of quit
noun, adjective, verb, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of quit
Meaning of quit
- any one of numerous species of small passerine birds native of tropical america. see banana quit, under banana, and guitguit.
as adjective, verb
- released from obligation, charge, penalty, etc.; free; clear; absolved; acquitted.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, adjective, adjective
- to set at rest; to free, as from anything harmful or oppressive; to relieve; to clear; to liberate.
- to release from obligation, accusation, penalty, or the like; to absolve; to acquit.
- to discharge, as an obligation or duty; to meet and satisfy, as a claim or debt; to make payment for or of; to requite; to repay.
- to meet the claims upon, or expectations entertained of; to conduct; to acquit; -- used reflexively.
- to carry through; to go through to the end.
- to have done with; to cease from; to stop; hence, to depart from; to leave; to forsake; as, to quit work; to quit the place; to quit jesting.
as intransitive verb
- to go away; to depart; to stop doing a thing; to cease.