Synonyms and Antonyms of quit

  1. no longer burdened with something unpleasant or painful I am finally quit of that terrible task Synonyms of quit disencumbered, free, shut (of), unburdenedWords Related to quit delivered, freed, liberated, released; unhampered, unimpededNear Antonyms of quit encumbered, handicapped, hindered, hobbled



Synonyms and Antonyms of quit

  1. 1 to give up (a job or office) he decided to quit his job at the fast-food restaurant Synonyms of quit bag, chuck, leave, resign (from), retire (from), step aside (from), step down (from) Words Related to quit abandon, vacate; drop out (of), throw up Phrases give notice Near Antonyms of quit hire (out or on) Antonyms of quit stay (at)

  2. 2 to stop doing (something) permanently her doctor told her it was high time she quit smoking Synonyms of quit abandon, discontinue, drop, give up, knock off, lay off (of), pack (up or in) Words Related to quit break off, break up, cease, close, conclude, end, expire, finish, halt, leave off, shut off; pause, taper off; throw up; round (off or out), terminate, wind up, wrap up Phrases hang it up, have done (with) Near Antonyms of quit go, run on; hang in, hang on, hold on, persevere, persist; follow through (with); renew, reopen, restart, resume; preserve, stay; begin, commence, start Antonyms of quit carry on, continue, keep, keep up, maintain

  3. 3 to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end quit pestering your coworkers with pointless questions Synonyms of quit break, break off, break up, can [slang], cease, cut off, cut out, desist (from), discontinue, drop, end, give over, halt, knock off, lay off, leave off, pack (up or in), stop, shut offWords Related to quit complete, conclude, finish; close (down); deactivate; block, blockade, dam, delay, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, kibosh, obstruct, stem; call, suspend; arrest, brake, check, clamp down, rein (in), squash, squelch, stamp, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn back; pause, stay, suspend; abolish, abort, annul, demolish, destroy, dissolve, kill, ruin, scuttle, snuffNear Antonyms of quit carry on, continue, follow through (with), keep up, run on; advance, proceed, progress; actuate, drive, impel, propel, stir

  4. 4 to cause to remain behind he quit the house sometime around nine this morning and hasn't been seen since Synonyms of quit abandon, desert, forsake, maroon, leave, strandWords Related to quit discard, ditch, dump, fling, jettison, junk, scrap, shed, shuck (off), throw away, throw out; deliver, give up, hand over, relinquish, surrender, yield; escape, retreat (from), take off (from), vacate, withdraw (from); abjure, cut off, disown, reject, renounce, repudiate, separate (from); sacrifice; distance; disregard, forget, ignore, neglectNear Antonyms of quit harbor, have, hold, keep, own, possess, reserve, retain, withhold; redeem, rescue, saveAntonyms of quit reclaim

  5. 5 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control) tried to persuade his daughter to remain at home, but eventually he just quit and let her go out on her own Synonyms of quit blink, bow, budge, capitulate, concede, give in, knuckle under, yield, relent, submit, succumb, surrenderWords Related to quit acquiesce; deferNear Antonyms of quit contend, fight, hold off; battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstandAntonyms of quit resist

  6. 6 to come to an end will this teasing ever quit? Synonyms of quit break off, break up, close, conclude, dead-end, determine, die, discontinue, elapse, end, expire, finish, go, halt, lapse, leave off, let up, pass, cease, stop, terminate, wind up, wink (out)Words Related to quit desist (from), lay off (of), refrain (from); give over [British], knock off, pack (up or in); break down, conk (out), cut out, stall; pause, stay, suspend; abate, peter (out), wind downNear Antonyms of quit draw out, extend, prolong, protractAntonyms of quit continue, hang on, persist

  7. 7 to give what is owed for eager to quit all debts before starting married life Synonyms of quit ante up, balance, clear, discharge, foot, liquidate, meet, pay off, pay up, pony up, pay, recompense, settle, spring (for), standAntonyms of quit repudiate

  8. 8 to leave a place often for another we plan to quit the amusement park around seven tonight and then head to the diner for some food Synonyms of quit bail, bail out, begone, book [slang], bugger off [British slang], bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, go, run along, sally (forth), scarper [British], shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk outWords Related to quit set out, start, strike out; abscond, decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, mizzle [chiefly British], run away, scat, scram, skip; go out, light out, step out; abandon, desert, forsake, vacate; emigrate; adjourn, remove, retire, retreat, withdrawNear Antonyms of quit abide, dwell, lodge, remain, settle, stay, tarry; approach, close, near; hit, land, reachAntonyms of quit arrive, come, show up, turn up

  9. 9 to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way I thought the kids quitted themselves quite well at the concert tonight Synonyms of quit acquit, bear, carry, comport, conduct, demean, deport, behaveWords Related to quit check, collect, compose, constrain, contain, control, curb, handle, inhibit, quiet, repress, restrain; moderate, modulate, temper; act, impersonate, playNear Antonyms of quit act up, carry on, cut up, misbehave, misconduct

Synonym Discussion of quit

stop, cease, quit, discontinue, desist mean to suspend or cause to suspend activity. stop applies to action or progress or to what is operating or progressing and may imply suddenness or definiteness.
    • stopped at the red light
cease applies to states, conditions, or existence and may add a suggestion of gradualness and a degree of finality.
    • by nightfall the fighting had ceased
quit may stress either finality or abruptness in stopping or ceasing.
    • the engine faltered, sputtered, then quit altogether
discontinue applies to the stopping of an accustomed activity or practice.
    • we have discontinued the manufacture of that item
desist implies forbearance or restraint as a motive for stopping or ceasing.
    • desisted from further efforts to persuade them

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