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To the utmost or most absolute extent or degree; absolutely; completely,
  1. Expressing agreement with or understanding of a remark or statement
    • - “I don't want to talk about that now.” “Quite.”
  1. To the utmost or most absolute extent or degree; absolutely; completely
    • - it's quite out of the question
    • - are you quite certain about this?
    • - this is quite a different problem
    • - I quite agree
    • - quite frankly, I don't blame you
  2. Very; really (used as an intensifier)
    • - “You've no intention of coming back?” “I'm quite sorry, but no, I have not.”
  3. To a certain or fairly significant extent or degree; fairly
    • - it's quite warm outside
    • - I was quite embarrassed, actually
    • - she did quite well at school
    • - he's quite an attractive man

  1. to a degree (not used with a negative); "quite tasty"; "quite soon"; "quite ill"; "quite rich"
  2. Common misspelling of quiet; Completely; wholly; entirely; perfectly; To a great extent or degree; very; very much; considerably; To a moderate extent or degree (tone of speech will often indicate this almost conflicting usage); To a lesser extent or degree; Indicates the speaker has had ...
  3. can mean either "completely or somewhat, rather", depending on what you mean: I was quite alone that Saturday afternoon (completely) but the hours passed quite quickly (rather).
  4. adv. 1. Quite may be used in much the same manner as an American would expect. However, the English also use quite to mean utterly, absolutely, or completely. When an American says ``It's quite dark,'' he means that it is almost, but not completely, dark. ...