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call it quits

Definition of call it quits


  1. :  to quit or end something (such as a job, relationship, or activity) <She decided to call it quits after many years in office.> <After eight years of marriage, she and her husband are calling it quits.> <I'm ready to call it quits for the day.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance :  shout

    :  to make a request or demand

    :  to utter a characteristic note or cry

  1. :  an act of calling with the voice :  shout

    :  an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it

    :  an instrument used for calling

  1. :  being on even terms by repayment or requital

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