Part of speech: verb

To cease or desist; let go; forsake; abandon.

Part of speech: verb

To acquit; free or clear.

Part of speech: adjective

Discharged; released; clear; free.

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Usage examples "quit":

  1. Still quite at large, free to consider still, To keep, pursue, or quit her: I, alas! - "The Comedies of Terence", Publius Terentius Afer.
  2. I had every reason to believe that Miss Carlyon was still there with her friends, unless our visit to the place had been a warning to them to quit it. - "Hurricane Hurry", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. And I'm not going to quit them. - "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.