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Quite Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Quite?

[adv] to the greatest extent; completely; "you're quite right"; "she was quite alone"; "was quite mistaken"; "quite the opposite"; "not quite finished"; "did not quite make it"
[adv] to a degree (not used with a negative); "quite tasty"; "quite soon"; "quite ill"; "quite rich"
[adv] of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative); "her victory was quite something"; "she's quite a girl"; "quite a film"; "quite a walk"; "we've had quite an afternoon"
[adv] actually or truly or to an extreme; "was quite a sudden change"; "it's quite the thing to do"; "quite the rage"; "Quite so!"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Quite: quite a | quite an | rather

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Quite In Webster's Dictionary

\Quite\, v. t. & i. See {Quit}. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
\Quite\, adv. [F. quite discharged, free, clear; cf. OF. quitement freely, frankly, entirely. See {Quit}, a.] 1. 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. 2. To a great extent or degree; very; very much; considerably. ``Quite amusing.'' --Macaulay. He really looks quite concerned. --Landor. The island stretches along the land and is quite close to it. --Jowett (Thucyd. ).

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