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1. quit

verb. ['ˈkwɪt'] put an end to a state or an activity.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • cease
  • shut off
  • knock off
  • close off
  • call it a day
  • leave off
  • call it quits
  • sign off
  • drop
  • stop
  • discontinue
  • cheese
  • retire
  • withdraw
  • break
  • lay off

Antonyms

  • attend to
  • hire
  • increase
  • levitation

Etymology

  • quiter (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Quit

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How do you pronounce quit?

Pronounce quit as kwɪt.

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Example sentences of the word quit


1. Noun, singular or mass
After a mortgage closes, individuals may be added or deleted from the title with a quit claim deed.

2. Verb, base form
Turn the ceiling fan off and wait for it to quit turning.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Women who quit their jobs, however, are ineligible for unemployment benefits even if they are pregnant.

Quotes containing the word quit


1. Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.
- Ross Perot

2. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no point in being a damn fool about it.
- W. C. Fields

3. Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

2. quit

verb. ['ˈkwɪt'] go away or leave.

Synonyms

  • walk out of
  • congee
  • leave
  • beat a retreat
  • take leave
  • plump out
  • go away
  • go forth
  • decamp
  • break camp

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • middle
  • beginning
  • mark up

Etymology

  • quiter (Anglo-Norman)

3. quit

verb. ['ˈkwɪt'] give up or retire from a position.

Synonyms

  • depart
  • step down
  • give up
  • vacate
  • pull up stakes
  • leave office
  • leave
  • retire
  • fall
  • renounce
  • resign

Antonyms

  • better
  • ascend
  • rise
  • mind

Etymology

  • quiter (Anglo-Norman)

4. quit

verb. ['ˈkwɪt'] give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • chuck up the sponge
  • drop out
  • throw in the towel
  • fall by the wayside
  • drop by the wayside

Antonyms

  • requisition
  • resist
  • take
  • begin

Etymology

  • quiter (Anglo-Norman)

5. quit

verb. ['ˈkwɪt'] turn away from; give up.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • abandon
  • renounce
  • relinquish
  • disclaim

Antonyms

  • include
  • divest
  • overspend
  • recuperate

Etymology

  • quiter (Anglo-Norman)
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