QUITES

Noun

quites

plural of quite

Anagrams

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Source: Wiktionary


QUITE

Quite, v. t. & i.

Definition: See Quit. [Obs.] Chaucer.

Quite, adv. Etym: [F. quite discharged, free, clear; cf. OF. quitement freely, frankly, entirely. See Quit, a.]

1. Completely; wholly; entirely; totally; perfectly; as, the work is not quite done; the object is quite accomplished; to be quite mistaken. Man shall not quite be lost, but saved who will. Milton. The same actions may be aimed at different ends, and arise from quite contrary principles. Spectator.

2. To a great extent or degree; very; very much; considerably. "Quite amusing." Macaulay. He really looks quite concerned. Landor. The island stretches along the land and is quite close to it. Jowett (Thucyd. ).

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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