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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.