quite

Definitions


[kwʌɪt], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- to the utmost or most absolute extent or degree; absolutely; completely
(e.g: it's quite out of the question)

- to a certain or fairly significant extent or degree; fairly
(e.g: it's quite warm outside)


Phrases:
- not quite
- not quite the thing
- quite a lot
- quite a —
- quite some

Origin:
Middle English: from the obsolete adjective quite, variant of quit


[kwʌɪt], (Interjection)

Definitions:
- expressing agreement with or understanding of a remark or statement
(e.g: ‘I don't want to talk about that now.’ ‘Quite’)


Phrases:
- not quite
- not quite the thing
- quite a lot
- quite a —
- quite some

Origin:




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