完全; 簡直; 非常
Quite v. t. & i. See Quit. [Obs.]
1. Completely; wholly; entirely; totally; perfectly; as, the work is not quite done; the object is quite accomplished; to be quite mistaken.
Man shall not quite be lost, but saved who will. --Milton.
The same actions may be aimed at different ends, and arise from quite contrary principles. --Spectator.
2. To a great extent or degree; very; very much; considerably. “Quite amusing.”
He really looks quite concerned. --Landor.
The island stretches along the land and is quite close to it. --Jowett (Thucyd. ).
adv 1: to a degree (not used with a negative); "quite tasty";
"quite soon"; "quite ill"; "quite rich" [syn: rather]
2: to the greatest extent; completely; "you're quite right";
"she was quite alone"; "was quite mistaken"; "quite the
opposite"; "not quite finished"; "did not quite make it"
3: of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind
(not used with a negative); "her victory was quite
something"; "she's quite a girl"; "quite a film"; "quite a
walk"; "we've had quite an afternoon" [syn: quite a, quite
4: actually or truly or to an extreme; "was quite a sudden
change"; "it's quite the thing to do"; "quite the rage";