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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 quit /ˈkwɪt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 退出; 結束

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quit, v. i. To go away; to depart; to stop doing a thing; to cease.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quit n. Zool. Any one of numerous species of small passerine birds native of tropical America. See Banana quit, under Banana, and Guitguit.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quit a.  Released from obligation, charge, penalty, etc.; free; clear; absolved; acquitted.
    The owner of the ox shall be quit.   --Ex. xxi. 28.
 Note:This word is sometimes used in the form quits, colloquially; as, to be quits with one, that is, to have made mutual satisfaction of demands with him; to be even with him; hence, as an exclamation: Quits! we are even, or on equal terms. “To cry quits with the commons in their complaints.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quit or Quitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Quitting.]
 1. To set at rest; to free, as from anything harmful or oppressive; to relieve; to clear; to liberate. [R.]
    To quit you of this fear, you have already looked Death in the face; what have you found so terrible in it?   --Wake.
 2. To release from obligation, accusation, penalty, or the like; to absolve; to acquit.
    There may no gold them quyte.   --Chaucer.
    God will relent, and quit thee all his debt.   --Milton.
 3. To discharge, as an obligation or duty; to meet and satisfy, as a claim or debt; to make payment for or of; to requite; to repay.
    The blissful martyr quyte you your meed.   --Chaucer.
 Enkindle all the sparks of nature
 To quit this horrid act.   --Shak.
    Before that judge that quits each soul his hire.   --Fairfax.
 4. To meet the claims upon, or expectations entertained of; to conduct; to acquit; -- used reflexively.
    Be strong, and quit yourselves like men.   --1 Sam. iv. 9.
 Samson hath quit himself
 Like Samson.   --Milton.
 5. To carry through; to go through to the end. [Obs.]
 Never worthy prince a day did quit
 With greater hazard and with more renown.   --Daniel.
 6. To have done with; to cease from; to stop; hence, to depart from; to leave; to forsake; as, to quit work; to quit the place; to quit jesting.
    Such a superficial way of examining is to quit truth for appearance.   --Locke.
 To quit cost, to pay; to reimburse.
 To quit scores, to make even; to clear mutually from demands.
    Does not the earth quit scores with all the elements in the noble fruits that issue from it?   --South.
 Syn: -- To leave; relinquish; resign; abandon; forsake; surrender; discharge; requite.
 Usage: -- Quit, Leave. Leave is a general term, signifying merely an act of departure; quit implies a going without intention of return, a final and absolute abandonment.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your
           little brother" [syn: discontinue, stop, cease, give
           up, lay off] [ant: continue]
      2: give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary fo the
         Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned
         over the financial scandal" [syn: leave office, step
         down, resign] [ant: take office]
      3: go away or leave [syn: depart, take leave] [ant: stay]
      4: turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
         [syn: foreswear, renounce, relinquish]
      5: give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat;
         "In the second round, the challenger gave up" [syn: drop
         out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the
         wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, chuck up the
         sponge] [ant: enter]
      [also: quitting, quitted]