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Definition of Quit


  1. Any one of numerous species of small passerine birds native of tropical America. See Banana quit, under Banana, and Guitguit.
  2. Released from obligation, charge, penalty, etc.; free; clear; absolved; acquitted.
  3. of Quit
  4. To set at rest; to free, as from anything harmful or oppressive; to relieve; to clear; to liberate.
  5. To release from obligation, accusation, penalty, or the like; to absolve; to acquit.
  6. 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.
  7. To meet the claims upon, or expectations entertained of; to conduct; to acquit; -- used reflexively.
  8. To carry through; to go through to the end.
  9. 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.
  10. To away; to depart; to stop doing a thing; to cease.
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Quit Translations

quit in Dutch is uittreden, aftreden, bedanken
quit in German is verlassen, verlassen, Quit
quit in Latin is defungo
quit in Norwegian is slutte
quit in Portuguese is parado
quit in Swedish is sluta