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Synonyms of quit

Verb


1. discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off

usage: put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

2. leave office, quit, step down, resign, leave, depart, pull up stakes

usage: give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"

3. depart, take leave, quit, leave, go forth, go away

usage: go away or leave

4. foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish, abandon, give up

usage: turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"

5. drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge

usage: give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"

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