Quit

Noun

  • Any of numerous species of small passerine birds native to tropical America.

Verb

  • simple past tense and past participle of quit
  • (transitive, obsolete) To repay, pay back (a good deed, injury etc.).
  • (transitive) To set at rest; to free, as from anything harmful or oppressive; to relieve; to clear; to liberate.
  • (transitive) To leave (a place).
  • (transitive, computing) To close (an application).
  • (transitive, obsolete) To repay (someone) for (something).
  • (transitive, archaic) To carry through; to go through to the end.
  • (transitive) To abandon, renounce (a thing).
  • (transitive, intransitive) To stop, give up (an activity) (usually + gerund or verbal noun).

    "John is planning to quit smoking."

  • (transitive, archaic) To pay (a debt, fine etc.).
  • (reflexive, archaic) To conduct or acquit (oneself); to behave (in a specified way).
  • (transitive) To release from obligation, accusation, penalty, etc.; to absolve; to acquit.
  • (transitive, intransitive) To resign from (a job, office, position, etc.).

    "After having to work overtime without being paid, I quit my job."

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