Quit is a voluntary resignation from employment that is initiated by the employee.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Quit
- To set at rest; to free, as from anything harmful or oppressive; to relieve; to clear; to liberate.
- To release from obligation, accusation, penalty, or the like; to absolve; to acquit.
- To discharge, as an obligation or duty; to meet and satisfy, as a claim or debt; to make payment for or of; to requite; to repay.
- To meet the claims upon, or expectations entertained of; to conduct; to acquit; -- used reflexively.
- To carry through; to go through to the end.
- To have done with; to cease from; to stop; hence, to depart from; to leave; to forsake; as, to quit work; to quit the place; to quit jesting.
2. Quit
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3. Quit
- Any one of numerous species of small passerine birds native of tropical America. See Banana quit, under Banana, and Guitguit.
4. Quit
- Released from obligation, charge, penalty, etc.; free; clear; absolved; acquitted.
5. Quit
- To away; to depart; to stop doing a thing; to cease.
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