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quits

verb
present tense third-person singular of quit

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1 to give up (a job or office)
  • he decided to quit his job at the fast-food restaurant

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  • hires (out or on)

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2 to stop doing (something) permanently
  • her doctor told her it was high time she quit smoking

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4 to cause to remain behind
  • he quit the house sometime around nine this morning and hasn't been seen since

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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

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7 to give what is owed for
  • eager to quit all debts before starting married life

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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

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9 to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way
  • I thought the kids quitted themselves quite well at the concert tonight

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The first known use of quits was in 1663

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“Quits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quits. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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