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Definition of Quite

Quite

  1. See Quit.
  2. Completely; wholly; entirely; totally; perfectly; as, the work is not quite done; the object is quite accomplished; to be quite mistaken.
  3. To a great extent or degree; very; very much; considerably.

Quite Quotations

Things are not quite so simple always as black and white.
Doris Lessing

Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend.
Bill Watterson

The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
Sydney J. Harris

Here is the tragedy: when you are the victim of depression, not only do you feel utterly helpless and abandoned by the world, you also know that very few people can understand, or even begin to believe, that life can be this painful. There is nothing I can think of that is quite as isolating as this.
Giles Andreae

They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Quite Translations

quite in Afrikaans is baie
quite in Dutch is erg, bijster
quite in Finnish is sangen
quite in German is ziemliche, recht/ganz/ziemlich, ziemlich
quite in Latin is per
quite in Norwegian is javisst, ganske, helt
quite in Spanish is muy
quite in Swedish is helt, ganska, stilla, alldeles
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