Quite (?), v. t. & i.

See Quit.




© Webster 1913.

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


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.


To a great extent or degree; very; very much; considerably.

"Quite amusing."


He really looks quite concerned. Landor.

The island stretches along the land and is quite close to it. Jowett (Thucyd. ).


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