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  Words related to quit

Related / Similar Words: drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, chuck up the sponge, depart, take leave, foreswear, renounce, relinquish, leave office, step down, resign, discontinue, stop, cease, lay off

 

Definition:
  • give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up";
  • go away or leave;
  • turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever";
  • give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary fo the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal";
  • put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother";

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    Hyponyms: peel of, walk out of, congee, beat a retreat, plump out, decamp, break camp, disclaim, vacate, resign, renounce, give up, retire, top out, fall, drop, knock off, leave off, sign off, withdraw, pull the plug, shut off, close off, cheese, call it quits, call it a day, break

     

    Derivational Morphology: quitter, passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release, going away, leaving, departer, leaver, goer, relinquishment, relinquishing, renunciation, renouncement, resignation, cessation, surcease, cease, stop, stopover, layover, stoppage, halt, discontinuance, discontinuation

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: deixar and sortir   Chinese: 放棄  
    Dutch: opgeven and ophouden and verlaten   Esperanto: forlasi and ĉesi  
    Finnish: lähteä and lopettaa and luovuttaa   French: abandonner and quitter  
    German: aufgeben and aufhören and verlassen   Hungarian: abbahagyni  
    Italian: lasciare   Japanese: 辞める and 止める  
    Korean: 그만두다   Portuguese: desistir and parar and sair  
    Russian: бросать   Slovene: končati and nehati  
    Spanish: dejar and salir   Swedish: lämna and sluta  
    Telugu: వదలిపెట్టు and వదలివెళ్ళు and వదులుకొను  
     
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