(noun, verb)


1. Any of numerous species of small passerine birds native to tropical America.


1. put an end to a state or an activity

- Quit teasing your little brother

Similar word(s): cease, discontinue, stop

Definition categories: stative

2. give up or retire from a position

Similar word(s): resign

Definition categories: social, depart, leave

3. go away or leave

Similar word(s): depart

Definition categories: motion, leave

4. turn away from; give up

Similar word(s): foreswear, relinquish, renounce

Definition categories: possession, abandon

5. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

Definition categories: competition

Sentences with quit as a verb:

- After having to work overtime without being paid, I quit my job.

- John is planning to quit smoking.