More definitions of "quit":
- (verb): Put an end to a state or an activity.
Example: "Quit teasing your little brother"
Synonyms: discontinue, stop, cease, give up, lay off
- (verb): Give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat.
Synonyms: drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, chuck up the sponge
Famous quotes containing the word quit:
“Some children act as if they thought their parents had nothing to do, but to see them established in the world and then quit it.”
—Samuel Richardson (16891761)
“A rotten carcass of a butt, not rigged,
Nor tackle, sail, nor mastthe very rats
Instinctively have quit it.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“When I quit working, I lost all sense of identity in about fifteen minutes.”
—Paige Rense (b. 1929)