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Quit

To vacate; remove from; surrender possession.

When a tenant leaves premises that he or she has been renting, the tenant is said to quit such premises.

A notice to quit is written notification given by a landlord to a tenant that indicates that the landlord wants to repossess the premises and that the tenant must vacate them at a certain designated time.

quit

v. to leave, used in a written notice to a tenant to leave the premises (notice to quit). (See: notice to quit, unlawful detainer)

quit

(Discontinue), verb abandon, abdicate, abjure, abort, acknowledge defeat, admit defeat, apostatize, arrest, back out, become inactive, break off, bring to an end, call a halt, capitulate, cause a stoppage, cause to halt, cease, cease progress, cease to use, cease work, check, come to a standstill, cut out, desist from, drop, finish, forgo, forsake, forswear, give up, go into retirement, go out of business, halt, have done with, intermit, lay aside, leave off, leave unninished, make an end of, nol-pros, put a stop to, put an end to, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire, secede, stand aside, step down, stop, succumb, suffer defeat, surcease, suspend, tergiversate, terminate, withdraw, yield

quit

(Evacuate), verb abandon, abscond, beat a retreat, decamp, defect, depart from, desert, disappear, egress, escape, exit, flee, forsake, get out, go, go away, go forth, go out, hurry away, leave, make a departure, make an exit, move away, part, pull out, remove oneself, retire, run away, separate from, set forth, set out, take flight, take leave, take leave of, take oneself away, turn one's back on, vacate, vanish, walk away, walk out, withdraw
Associated concepts: notice to quit, quit

quit

(Free of), verb absolve, acquit, clear, deliver, disembroil, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, emancipate, exonerate, extricate, grant amnesty to, lift controls, manumit, pardon, release, render free, rescue, set at liberty, set free

quit

(Repay), verb balance accounts, be even with, clear a debt, clear accounts, compensate, discharge a debt, make compensation, make payment, make reparation, make restitution, pay a debt, pay an indemnity, pay back, pay in full, pay off, pay old debts, recompense, refund, reimburse, remunerate, restore, return, settle a debt, settle an account
See also: abandon, cease, comport, defect, demean, demit, depart, discontinue, evacuate, forfeit, forgo, forswear, halt, leave, part, pay, recoup, reimburse, relinquish, remise, renege, renounce, resign, retire, retreat, secede, shirk, stop, submit, vacate, withdraw, yield

quit

1 to free, release, absolve.
2 to give up, renounce, leave.
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