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quitting

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

the act of leaving a place
  • we simply didn't know what to make of the couple's sudden quitting of the party

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quitting

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of quitting (Entry 2 of 3)

quitting

verb
present participle of quit

Synonyms & Antonyms of quitting (Entry 3 of 3)

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

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  • hiring (out or on)

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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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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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“Quitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quitting. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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