quitting, present participle; quit, past participle; quit, past tense; quitted, past participle; quits, 3rd person singular present; quitted, past tense;
I want to be quit of him
Leave (a place), usually permanently
he was ordered to quit the cabin immediately
Resign from (a job)
she quit her job in a pizza restaurant
he quit as manager of struggling Third Division City
Stop or discontinue (an action or activity)
I want to quit smoking
Behave in a specified way
quit yourselves like men, and fight
Used in names of various small songbirds found in the Caribbean area, e.g., bananaquit, grassquit
discontinue: put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
leave office: give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
depart: go away or leave
foreswear: turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
drop out: give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"
(quits) on equal terms by payment or requital; "we're now quits"; "finally quits with the loan"
Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!) was founded in early 2001 by members of and individuals formerly associated with DAGGER (Dykes & Gay Guys Emergency Response), which was active during the first Gulf War.
Quit was a pop-punk band from Miami, Florida, formed in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Quit helped pioneer the pop-punk music scene and helped pave the way for bands such as Green Day and Blink-182 to go mainstream.
Quitting is a 2001 Chinese drama film directed by Zhang Yang, starring and based on the true life story of Jia Hongsheng. Jia, an actor and former drug addict, battled his addiction to marijuana and heroin for five years from 1992 to 1997. ...
To pay (a debt, fine etc.); To repay (someone) for (something); To repay, pay back (a good deed, injury etc.); To conduct oneself, acquit oneself, to behave (in a specified way); To abandon, renounce (a thing); To leave (a place); To resign from (a job, office, position, etc. ...
(quitly) quite (used by Geoffrey Chaucer)
(quits) On equal monetary terms; neither owing or being owed
(QUITS) A quit is a termination of employment initiated by the employee for any reason except to retire, to transfer to another establishment of the same firm, or for service in the Armed Forces.
(Quits) voluntary resignations by employees or separations by agency if employee declines new assignment (decision not to accept a new job); abandons position (left the job); joins military; or fails to return from military furlough.
(quits) to stop doing something.
(quitting) Not hitting through a shot with conviction.
Quitting means canceling a partially typed command or a running command, using C-g. See section Quitting and Aborting.
Quitting is rarely about quitting altogether, but rather not wanting to continue under the current circumstances. Quitting is often elective as well. The quitter doesn't want to face the consequences of resigning from life, but rather to avoid the requisite hassles of participating in it.
Quit is a reason for work separation. Choose Quit if the applicant voluntarily initiated the separation, either by notifying the employer or by abandoning the job.
[BSG] Method used to interrupt a running program. The quit condition is raised by pressing the ATTN or INTERRUPT key on a terminal, or otherwise causing a "line break" condition (On account of its IBM 2741s and 1050s midwives, Multics studiously avoided any traffic in ASCII "control characters" ...
You could have continued to work for an employer, and you chose not to. You might still be eligible for unemployment benefits if the reason you quit was due to a serious illness, cut in hours or pay, job moved, etc. See Job Separations and Refusals to Work for more information.
A separation of an employee from an establishment that is initiated by the employee; a voluntary separation; a resignation from a job or position.
not following-through completely with momentum, decelerating through impact
Exempt, normally from specific taxes or duties. Also acknowledgement of payment.
or Exit - To close the Netscape browser application, select the Quit item in the File menu in the menu bar if you are using Macintosh, or the Exit item if you are using Windows.