quits

adjective
\ ˈkwits How to pronounce quits (audio) \

Definition of quits

: being on even terms by repayment or requital

First Known Use of quits

1663, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quits

Middle English, quit, probably from Medieval Latin quittus, alteration of Latin quietus at rest

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“Quits.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quits. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of quits

chiefly British, informal : having nothing owed by either side

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