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quit



Pronunciation: (kwit), [key]
v., quit or quit•ted, quit•ting,
adj.


v.t.
1. to stop, cease, or discontinue: She quit what she was doing to help me paint the house.
2. to depart from; leave (a place or person): They quit the city for the seashore every summer.
3. to give up or resign; let go; relinquish: He quit his claim to the throne. She quit her job.
4. to release one's hold of (something grasped).
5. to acquit or conduct (oneself).
6. to free or rid (oneself): to quit oneself of doubts.
7. to clear (a debt); repay.

v.i.
1. to cease from doing something; stop.
2. to give up or resign one's job or position: He keeps threatening to quit.
3. to depart or leave.
4. to stop trying, struggling, or the like; accept or acknowledge defeat.

adj.
released from obligation, penalty, etc.; free, clear, or rid (usually fol. by of): quit of all further responsibilities.

quit



Pronunciation: (kwit), [key]
n.
any of various small tropical birds.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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