- 1[intransitive, transitive] (informal) to leave your job, school, etc. If I don't get more money I'll quit. quit as something He has decided to quit as manager of the team. quit something He quit the show last year because of bad health.
- 2 [transitive, intransitive] (informal) to stop doing something quit doing something I've quit smoking. quit (something) Just quit it! We only just started. We're not going to quit now.
- 3[transitive, intransitive] quit (something) to leave the place where you live The landlord gave them all notice to quit. We decided it was time to quit the city.
- 4[intransitive, transitive] quit (something) to close a computer program or application
NAmE//kwɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quit
he / she / it quits
past simple quit
past simple quitted
-ing form quitting