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quit

1. verb give up or stop doing sth2. verb give up or stop3. verb leave4. verb resign5. verb COMP
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1 verb informal give up or stop doing sth TRANSITIVEéirigh as PhrV  c m utabhair suas  c m uhe quit gambling d'éirigh sé as an gcearrbhachasI've quit drinking d'éirigh mé as an ól, tá an t-ól tugtha suas agam 2 verb informal give up or stop INTRANSITIVEéirigh as PhrV  c m utabhair suas  c m uthey can quit if they like is féidir leo éirí as, más maith leo
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3 verb informal leave TRANSITIVEfág verb  c m uimigh as PhrV  c m uthey quit the room d'fhág siad an seomra, d'imigh siad as an seomrashe quit politics d'éirigh sí as an bpolaitíochtto give sb notice to quit fógra scoir a thabhairt do dhuine 4 verb informal resign INTRANSITIVEéirigh as PhrV  c m ushe quit her job as director over the rumours d'éirigh sí as a post mar stiúrthóir de bharr na ráflaí 5 verb COMP
INTRANSITIVEscoir verb  c m u
TRANSITIVEscoir de PhrVto quit a computer programme scor de chlár ríomhaireachta, dul amach as clár ríomhaireachta
phrases

to be quit of sth

1 be free of sthbheith saor ó rudbheith réidh le rud 2 (also

get quit of sth

) get rid of sthfáil réidh le rudfáil réitithe de rudI haven't got quit of my cold yet níl an slaghdán curtha díom agam fós, níl an slaghdán atá orm glanta go fóill agam

to quit while you're ahead

(also

to quit while you're on top

) éirí as agus tú ag gnóthachanéirí as agus tú chun cinn

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