Synonym of quit

Alternative for quit

quits, quitted, quitting

Synonym: abandon, cease, depart, desist, discontinue, end, halt, leave, refrain, resign, retreat, stop, vacate, withdraw,

Verb

To stop doing something
discontinue cease drop abandon halt end break desist finish conclude can forgo avoid close renounce suspend terminate belay determine eschew elapse surcease withdraw break off give up knock off leave off abstain from refrain from cut out desist from do without lay off let up pack in cut off dead-end forbear from wind up break up sew up wrap up call it quits give over lay off of not continue cut it out pack up stop hang it up wink out call it a day kick the habit kick over pack it in quit cold take the cure get on the wagon pass lapse expire bring to an end go die shut off kick relinquish interrupt call a halt to put a stop to forsake swear off put an end to forswear come to an end check dispense with cancel jack in cut short shun abstain axe go without ax pull the plug on refrain leave complete steer clear of call off forbear bring to a halt dissolve withhold close out abort cut bring to a close scrub resist have done with shut down get out of arrest pause abolish scrap be over round off round out ditch decline hold back skip close down resign refuse chuck reject withhold from keep from abjure call a halt keep draw to a close shake disappear curb stay pass up vanish intermit adjourn keep off culminate resign from recess consummate give something the chop scratch sidestep dodge knock something on the head run out block give a wide berth to bypass shirk shrink from evade eliminate forego kill get off fade hold off waive revoke pull out of dwindle not touch bar restrain settle inhibit prorogue wrap surrender ultimate bring to a stop bite the dust finish off wind down top off fade away peter out cry off have nothing to do with come to a close melt away stop trying prevent restrain from ignore exclude obstruct stay away from shy from rein in stall escape do away with get rid of duck impede intervene skip out on phase out forfeit shelve preclude yield escape from deny yourself renege ebb disconnect finalize evaporate nip something in the bud freeze postpone rescind repeal resist the temptation to stop oneself from restrain oneself from duck-shove funk abate back out sacrifice run away from skive off wane throw in the towel throw in the sponge annul neglect evanish back off finalise stop oneself leave alone crown hold up end up prorogate become invalid duck out of back out of wriggle out of slide out of die down withdraw from come to a stop not do become void become obsolete bring to a standstill finish with retire from pull up nip in the bud come to a halt rule out cease to exist run its course lay aside sit out bring to a conclusion get done hang up die out put the lid on give a rest die away pass away throw up blow over come to a standstill put the kibosh on dump close off exit pass on abdicate stand down from hold back from bring to end disrupt give something up despair lose heart capitulate admit defeat be beaten give in concede defeat spurn fail leave out achieve succeed forlet come off jack it in throw something up fizzle out depart jack something in give up on down tools stop work head off nullify disturb cinch extinguish go cold turkey give up hope abandon hope steer clear do liquidate bring call recall turn aside from be at an end be no longer valid set aside call a stop to bring to an untimely end cap log off discharge accomplish endure dispense bring down curtain draw to close put a period to put to bed quit cold turkey stop doing lie by spell rest clear carve isolate extirpate usurp remove delete snub exsect sever marginalize extract overlook oust excise disjoin dissever separate interpose disunite part interfere with cut into say goodbye to break into retreat drop out resolve clean up finish up knock it off stop midstream fast fence-sit starve constrain fold up be put to bed cut loose button up button down put a lid on shutter clinch keep away from manage without bag it blow off transpire sunder fold antedate tie up loose ends be through with come to the end carry out bring to fruition come to a conclusion round up carry through set the seal on give notice take out marginalise cut dead take away fight shy of give something a miss stay neutral sit on one's hands give the go by not take sides slip away be no more fly by put paid to dispose of switch off wind something up precede pull the plug back off from avert break the habit of check out from preexist predate antecede be temperate avoid doing get shut of get shot of kibosh skirt surcease from call it quits on trail off go by tail off take the pledge go on the wagon prevent oneself from not give in to cease to indulge in prevent yourself from curtail remit delay divorce jilt skive skirt round pass by miss out on defer shorten abbreviate clip abridge bilk desert rationalize backpedal welsh excuse pigeonhole sink leave unfinished stop dead stop cold stop short break short stop in full flow prohibit wither subside wilt part with part from table put off reschedule dust off break with forget about hinder debar disband turn your back on eighty-six write off wipe out moderate weaken recede decay lessen decrease diminish mothball put aside hold over back down weasel out get out use pretext have alibi rationalise cop out slacken evanesce degenerate retrograde deteriorate crumble bate droop put on hold stave off push back lay on the table hold put on back burner count out put back take a rain check on put in abeyance file procrastinate inactivate put on the back burner hang fire retard pink-slip put in cold storage keep in abeyance put on ice lay over omit protract put on the shelf hold in abeyance disqualify interdict molder dilapidate moulder estop obviate forestall forbid miss shuffle off run low fade out wear away fall away ease off go down grow less go dead go downhill give the slip make it impossible for make it impracticable for forfend deter make impossible ward make impracticable elude forget finesse scape body-swerve not attend let slide scrimshank leave undone lose sight of play truant from weasel out of creep skimp on parry dog cheat be lax about be remiss about lie down on job fence get around not attend to shuffle out of slough off cop out of bob off bludge pay no attention to pay little attention to frustrate hamper still catch hobble stem staunch hesitate falter waver immobilize teeter dither balance stagger vacillate wobble scruple wabble limp stumble whiffle immobilise draw up bring up be suspended put a sock in be broken off shilly-shally be abandoned wiggle-waggle blow the whistle on draw to a stand hang back stand still hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill come to rest fetch up thwart foil restrict baulk balk suppress stymie repress stifle slow derail slow down limit quash fetter circumvent neutralize cramp scotch counteract defeat neutralise shut out counter baffle subdue quell ward off ruin stonewall dam hamstring intercept stand in the way of oppose contain control put a brake on trammel reduce bridle encumber cripple deactivate brake clog choke dash squash destroy shackle scupper beat crimp squelch outlaw turn off do for crush take a break discourage checkmate enjoin park crack down on fend off run down proscribe cool ban pull in veto disallow handcuff stamp out spoil disappoint cumber snooker turn aside discomfit embargo hog-tie criminalize hold in taboo tie up plug put down put out make illegal arrive clamp down on criminalise set back stanch handicap sabotage disable bork repulse manacle occlude embarrass congest interfere regulate smother take five stuff decelerate overturn jam defend against divert silence have a breather crab negate take a breather stop up short-circuit contravene hold down ease up close up outwit dissuade spike put a spoke in someone's wheel get in the way of plug up choke off slap down snuff out slow up foul up place an embargo on screw up throw a spanner in the works of put the stopper on wait unplug shut pull over draw in save bottleneck rein detain invalidate screen offset disengage repel stand obscure fix sandbag bottle up help conquer shrink clot throttle deflect keep in check keep back keep under control smash pre-empt bung block out fill up clog up fill stem the flow of lower have a break take ten censor nobble chill jam up bung up muzzle disconcert turn out relax get in the way bury rattle nix draw to a halt taper off queer bottle dull cross faze stump bog down stopper bring to naught cool it reach a standstill overcome cramp one's style throw monkey wrench in keep at bay lock up keep in box in put the brakes on pour cold water on put the mockers on beat down declare illegal upset the apple cart mess up throw a monkey wrench in the works of throw a spanner in the works keep lid on bring to screeching halt be a hindrance to gum up cork throw cold water on buck louse up land eradicate strangle at birth put a stop to something clobber withstand sidetrack brace kill off turn back flick off stop working abrogate close shop finish work finish working clock off censure circumnavigate retardate douse collapse stop in one's tracks leave work wreck shatter withcall shutdown bit confront power down stave anticipate pick off confine prolong take a breather from put on a back burner polish off ease render powerless crash put on brakes put an stop to lose speed slam on the brakes crool banjax burden simmer down compose collect detach put the brakes on take out of play dish render null and void give the run around dash one's hope lick upset the applecart overpower take down hold off on make late put a stopper in put half nelson on put chill on put a lock on zing gridlock be the end of take time out take time off barricade seal caulk black decommission throw a spoke in the wheel of root traverse relent drop off banish boycott blockade constrict scuttle hit the switch halt in its tracks shake off give the run-around buffalo promote juke run circles around run rings around bollix throw a monkey wrench in the works damp vanquish overthrow look away turn turn from veer shunt shove aside confound upset blackball complicate choke up pack block up throw a curve obturate quench cow switch something off get there haul up let taper de-escalate pall drop away fall finish the working day undo bulwark defend guard declare ineligible illegalize ice out curse officially forbid triumph over block off continue respite put over suspend proceedings blank counterplot attenuate dampen disadvise scare stunt dam up gibbet gunge up wring noose squeeze drown silt up put out of business put out of action bring someone to their knees deprive deny overwhelm dominate annihilate clamp shush trample pull off the road muffle swallow slack phase down coast cool off drain away become weaker chill out unlax ratchet down gag unaccustom take a recess cover fend put lid on keep inside put kibosh on drive underground trample on sit on weigh down declare taboo take wind out of sails get the better of upset one's apple cart cause setback put end to govern fight back monkey with tame rebuff choke back give the thumbs down to put the chill on give the red light to say no take a rain check deliberate dock languish flag talk out of keep from happening safeguard against secure against protect against shield against put a damper on act like a wet blanket keep a lid on slacken pace bite back stand up for guard against defend oneself against fight off keep at arm's length wean cut back mark time linger sideline take a breath reflect tarry lag emaciate tire shrivel sag truncate retrench stop briefly play for time counterbalance think twice call time minimize totter faint lose spirit impoverish debase minimise give way depress grow dim waste away wear off grow faint thin out fall off relapse vitiate lose tremble grow weaker pare down elide cut down lop trim syncopate chop break it up come to standstill catch one's breath minify tighten up crop slim down downsize contract slash stand off not move deaden counterpoise negative countervail cancel out stop what you're doing dumb clam correct remedy compensate for boil down rein back get to meat put in nutshell roll back put a restriction on put a limit on keep down say nothing equilibrize make up for counterweigh balance out even out countercheck respond rectify stabilise redress right go against stabilize counterwork

Verb

To give up or cease resistance
yield relent succumb surrender submit capitulate concede budge blink bow give in give up knuckle under throw in the towel chuck it in acquiesce cave in give way defer back down admit defeat throw in the sponge fold concede defeat cede comply climb down raise the white flag fall cry uncle buckle under be overcome show the white flag accede abandon be beaten be overwhelmed accept defeat let go lay down arms say uncle wave the white flag lay down your arms bend crumble resign deliver indulge relinquish accept cave buckle hand over fall victim knuckle kowtow do a U-turn go under go down eat crow roll over give yourself up pack it in go along with toss it in put up white flag do an about-turn change your mind lay down one's arms give up the struggle throw in your hand come to terms resign yourself agree retreat throw up the sponge throw up one's hands fall in line be defeated break be submissive hoist the white flag bend the knee surrender to resign oneself humble oneself give ground change compromise abdicate retract adapt give oneself over lay down fold up be conquered suffer defeat turn over cry quits turn in call it quits adhere assent be conquered by give in to show white flag be overwhelmed by be beaten by be overcome by proffer lose stop despair desist tender cease waive present drop forswear collapse conform give oneself up entrust consign leave forego hand in bail out cut out leave off chicken out bow out pull out play dead comply with act in accordance with cooperate with truckle be servile heed acquiesce in observe concur with eat one's words eat humble pie soften melt backpedal unbend weaken forbear have mercy come round become merciful slow sympathize have pity sympathise become lenient give quarter show pity show mercy be merciful concede something agree to something allow something admit something give some slack let happen die away change one's mind lay back mellow out come around cool it go easy on take a softer line let it happen ease up on lighten up give away the store bow to something bow to someone withdraw give make concessions recoil consent back out retire recede balk wimp out beg off yield to fall victim to give way to commit transfer hand back off pass renege grant vest crack render trust fail delegate pull back baulk cancel cop out recant crumple back away agree with transmit backtrack admit intrust concur go back on back pedal lose your nerve welsh draw back be the loser come off second-best be bested by keel get cold feet wuss out have no stomach for worm out weasel out bottle it funk out wiggle out shy from approve be trounced be vanquished lose out give over cough up come up short fall to pieces give oneself up to lose oneself in go to pieces see eye to eye pay homage vail confer shrink die of subscribe remit bestow be converted drop out bottle out indulge in crap out pike on honour respect honor waver hesitate vacillate subjugate genuflect deliver up subdue knuckleunder adjust cringe fawn accommodate obey shy away go backward move away lose oneself to be persuaded ease off ease up turn yellow scratch think better of something avoid blow it off be deferential bow to be converted to be persuaded by be won over be overthrown demur fink out reconsider be overthrown by be defeated by be taken by eat dirt commend row back do an about-face sing a different song eat your words have second thoughts admit that one is wrong retract one's words take back hold back be won over by be destroyed by be vanquished by touch drop back lie down be a casualty to be smitten by pass into the hands of come to grief default get the worst take a licking have the worst be worsted fall short mollify relax disarm pass into enemy hands lose one's position to founder disintegrate sever sign over admit you were wrong have no fight left withdraw from agreement or statement suffer be humbled come a cropper be taken to cleaners meet one's Waterloo crash out be outdistanced take a beating run away retrograde fall back back regroup ebb retrocede give back affect move let go of render up break down break up make over drop a bundle forgive wallow in come apart fall apart break apart fall apart at the seams come apart at the seams give rein to abandon oneself to give free rein to

Verb

To leave or cause to remain behind
leave desert abandon exit forsake begone evacuate part vacate withdraw bail decamp depart get maroon blow book go move scarper strand vamoose take off buzz off clear off clear out walk out bug off move out bug out cut out dig out go away run along run out check out drop out pack off push on shove off step along bail out pack up peel off pull out push off sally forth get off go off take a walk go out pike off pike out pack your bags split flee scram skedaddle escape beat it run away retire run off make off retreat fly bolt take a hike scoot hit the road get going make oneself scarce set out set off make tracks take a powder hightail hightail it cut and run abscond absent oneself be off beat a retreat get away take flight make an exit head off hook it light out withdraw from run for it get out do a bunk up sticks make a break for it depart from exit from abstract oneself remove escape from start out take leave pull out of beat a hasty retreat make a run for it pull stakes make yourself scarce run get lost go away from disappear abscond from do a disappearing act migrate emigrate leg it move out of sling your hook bog off turn tail run away from peel out flit voetsak scat say one's goodbyes be on one's way hamba retire from disappear from decamp from hop it be gone from duck out say goodbye take oneself off from rack off absent oneself from fly from betake oneself make a quick exit get under way fly the coop do a runner skip off head for the hills go AWOL pack one's bags sling one's hook show a clean pair of heels hit the trail back out embark repair slope off break camp lam make a move go from clear skip avaunt defect vanish recoil flee from bolt from step out remove oneself fall back break take your leave walk off travel skip out move away back off move off take wing take French leave back away take yourself off absent yourself move back shoo move abroad alight relinquish kite issue head transmigrate make walk empty strike out git skidoo evade sally be on your way start get out of levant separate draw back shrink pull back break out of break out go forth slip out take your leave of break away set out from do a fade naff off part with say one's farewells sod off slip away move along clear out from run off from part company go jump in the lake give ground go your way take off from move out from take to one's heels head out from drop back haul off hop the twig get along make a break push along get stuffed nick off pop off get out of my sight go and jump in the lake get moving hop the stick take to flight leave in a hurry take to your heels skiddoo hotfoot it void exeunt go to hell scamper duck avoid egress dodge shirk shun go offstage recede adjourn skidaddle retreat from displace stand surety post security have it away make away flake off abdicate march range cruise advance absent proceed troop go through shoot through get on your bike wend mosey regress do vanishing act bid farewell take one's leave betake yourself fold give way elude disengage make one's getaway go back blast off set forth march out move on hit the bricks free oneself extricate oneself put up bail obtain somebody's release say adieu flow off-load ship shove leap bustle hurry make one's way go absent without leave go missing sneak off go west make one's departure break up say farewell ditch relocate make for distance oneself flit from leave hastily defect from leave abruptly shift drift wander conk out dedomicile move about run for the hills storm off leave suddenly go off in a huff make a sudden departure get up and go storm out flounce out make a start on your bike take a long walk on a short pier draw away go and chase yourself be off with you bail out from clear from pull out from make vacant make empty eject from resettle break off split up quit the scene walk out on ease out go one's ways leave flat ship out make one's farewells go their separate ways go separate ways immigrate trek resile secede become independent gain autonomy divide off shy away step back turn away disaffiliate shrink away move overseas jump ship leave your country start a new life go south go on the lam do a vanishing act do a Skase make scarce steal away make a quick getaway sneak away dog it do a moonlight flit break free depart secretly make your getaway make oneself scarce from take a hike from scram from say goodbye to walk out of give the slip to take leave from head off from remove oneself from break away from run along from cut and run from slip out from vamoose from set off from clear off from take leave of check out from elope cut stir head out ride off disengage from give the slip slope off from take yourself off from step down come away do a bunk from take one's leave of walk away be gone take it on the lam make a getaway start off make your escape break loose get free make a escape begin sail set sail step on it bust bear dash make one's escape make quick exit scurry hustle race dart rush seclude oneself run out on cut loose leave port set in motion put in motion uproot do a moonlight scatter commence absquatulate have it away on one's toes shrink back tear off make like a tree and get out of here make like a tree and leave sign out fade away be lost depart suddenly hide pull up stakes take one's farewells slink off slink creep sneak skulk hasten away run from go to one's room shut oneself away in leave for budge from make a move from go out of move from shift from draw shut oneself away take oneself bow out make a dash for it spring opt out leave in the lurch dump cop out run like scared rabbit kiss goodbye leave holding the bag leave high and dry slip pass emerge double hasten spur speed expedite zip whiz get out of someone's clutches burst out play hooky get away with make getaway make good one's escape wriggle out take on the lam work out of go scot-free slip through your fingers shake a leg hurry up go like lightning make time make haste get a move on move fast kick rocks go forward set about get on the road begin one's journey set forward creep off sprint bound career aim beeline scramble shoot scuttle steer veer raise sail put out leave harbour put to sea put out to sea hoist sail motor make headway weigh anchor cast off hoist the blue peter leave dock jump hotfoot step on the gas

Verb

To leave behind
forsake abandon desert leave strand disown jilt reject cast aside ditch give up betray cast off chuck depart from drop dump jettison leave behind leave flat maroon repudiate break with leave high and dry leave stranded throw over abdicate break up with rat on resign run out on sacrifice spurn surrender walk out on yield bin off abstain from drift away give someone the push give the elbow go away from kiss goodbye change one's tune give someone the air show the door take the oath take your leave of give someone the big E leave in the lurch turn your back on wash one's hands of discard renounce relinquish withdraw from depart screw escape disappear from retire from abscond from escape from beach be gone from set out from walk away from brush off blow off break off with turn one's back on finish with eighty-six forbear trap cast away cast ashore cede isolate split up with kiss off neglect disregard give notice to leave isolated cut off discount bail out on split from ignore repeal forget disclaim abort flee revoke disavow rescind fly from bail on flee from cheat on refrain from run away from do away with back out on take oneself off from be unfaithful to be disloyal to orphan fail give up the ship flake out cop out walk away cut loose let go of bail out opt out of let someone stew in their own juice leg it pull out of chicken out take a powder wash hands of back out of hang out to dry leave hanging storm out drop out fly the coop take a walk bow out dispose of end exit discontinue vacate bail be done with take off from drop out of bail from step aside from clear out from exit from say goodbye to get out of finish move from bow out of absent oneself from run along from check out from walk out of call it quits

Verb

To abandon one's country or cause, typically in favor of an opposing one
defect desert abscond apostatize renege abandon escape forsake rebel renounce tergiversate decamp leave repudiate revolt depart go rat reject spurn turn withdraw change sides turn traitor change allegiances change loyalties be apostate break faith turn coat back out revolt against secede from shift ground go AWOL go over sell out go back on go over to the enemy pull out run out take a walk walk out on fall away from go over the fence rat on tergiverse divert retract change your mind disown disinherit discard eschew dump shun apostacize cast off cut off give up cast aside divorce oneself from wash hands of have nothing more to do with throw off have done with leave off wash your hands of throw over toss over disavow abjure negative disclaim refute disacknowledge deny contradict gainsay negate forswear disallow recant disconfirm refuse oust disaffirm decline revoke disprofess rebut reverse nix reprobate disapprove pass deselect banish throw out balk at turn down pass up have no more truck with cut out of will cut off without a penny turn your back on backslide stray annul turn one's back on renig welsh impugn weasel out of go back on word drop out worm out of abandon belief go over to the other side betray abdicate relinquish ditch abnegate drop dismiss cancel divorce renege on end relations with send packing refuse to acknowledge toss aside write off shrug off divest refuse to recognize exclude disaffiliate bereave defect from deprive exheridate evict dispossess opt out cop out violate oath resign from jump ship neglect cut out leave penniless cut off without a cent rescind rebuff cast dishonor demur default shed lay aside flush dishonour be against break with not accept wash one's hands of fly in the face of

Verb

To remove oneself from a group that one has been associated with

Verb

Compensate, give in return
requite return recompense reward compensate reciprocate repay satisfy pay respond redress remunerate retaliate indemnify recoup reimburse get even guerdon match make make restitution redeem restitution settle give in return make good make amends pay off even the score give tit for tat return like for like get your own back pay someone back in his make up for square refund atone for balance make amends for pay back offset restore compensate for expiate make restitution for settle up with make amends to make restitution to counterbalance tip counterpoise countervail award repair atone correct make redress for make reparation for square up give payment to pay up give back make recompense for equalize fix propitiate accord make up equalise settle accounts with even up pay for shell out balance out spring for take care of make reparation pay something back rectify replace right mend rebate fee make reparations recover give money back pay dues settle up square accounts with vouchsafe grant pay compensation pony up pay damages pay costs make good for put right ante up dish out remit counteract neutralize cancel out answer nullify reconcile cancel honour apologise appease apologize annul negative make redress make recompense pay one's dues pay the price pay the penalty do penance redeem oneself absolve oneself say sorry take one's medicine meet even out equilibrize obviate decorate foot discharge clear be equivalent charge outweigh allow for negate neutralise set off equal equipoise counterpose counterweigh account recognize disburse liquidate close end recognise honor stroke comp overcompensate pay in full clear up tide over dispose of give a present to give a bounty to make something worth someone's while pay money to give an award to make reparation to

Noun

One of several species of small tropical American birds of the family Coerebidae, allied to the creepers, especially Cyanerpes caeruleus

Antonym of quit

quit Idiom, Proverb

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