quits

quits
1. n редк. замена, компенсация; равноценный предмет
2. n редк. возмездие, репрессалия
3. a predic в расчёте, расплатившийся; расквитавшийся

since we failed to set up camp in the rain, we finally called it quits and hiked home — так как под дождём поставить лагерь нам никак не удавалось, мы решили отказаться от этой затеи и пешком вернуться домой

Синонимический ряд:
1. abandons (verb) abandons; chucks; deserts; forsakes; renounces; throw over; throws over
2. behaves (verb) acquits; acts; bears; behaves; carries; comports; conducts; demeans; deports; disports; does; goes on; moves
3. clears (verb) clears; clears off; discharges; liquidates; pays; pays up; satisfies; settles; squares
4. drops (verb) drops; leaves; resigns; terminates
5. goes (verb) departs; exits; get away; gets away; gets off; go away; goes; pops off; pull out; pulls out; pushes off; retires; run along; runs; runs along; shoves off; takes off; withdraws
6. stops (verb) ceases; desists; discontinues; give up; gives over; halts; knocks off; leave off; leaves off; stops; surceases

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

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Смотреть что такое "quits" в других словарях:

  • quits — [kwıts] adj informal [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from quit free of ; QUITE] 1.) be quits BrE if two people are quits, neither one owes anything to the other = ↑straight ▪ I ll give you £10, and then we re quits. 2.) call it quits …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • quits — [ kwıts ] adjective in a situation where neither of two people owes the other one anything: Do this one last thing for me and we ll be quits. call it quits INFORMAL 1. ) to agree that neither person owes the other one anything: Take five dollars… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • quits — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ on equal terms by retaliation or repayment. ● call it quits Cf. ↑call it quits ORIGIN originally in the sense «freed from a liability or debt»: perhaps an informal abbreviation of Latin quittus, from quietus, used as a receipt (see… …   English terms dictionary

  • quits — [kwits] adj. [ME, prob. contr. < ML quittus, var. of quietus: see QUIETUS] on even terms, as by discharge of a debt, retaliation in vengeance, etc. ☆ call it quits Informal 1. to stop working, playing, etc. 2. to stop being friendly or… …   English World dictionary

  • Quits — (kw[i^]ts), interj. See the Note under {Quit}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quits — even (with another), 1660s; see QUIT (Cf. quit) (adj.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • quits — adjective informal 1 be quits (with) to be in an equal situation with someone again, especially because you have paid them what you owed: You pay for the taxi, and that ll make us quits. | If I win the next game, we ll be quits. 2 call it quits… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • quits — /kwits/, adj. 1. on equal terms by repayment or retaliation. 2. call it quits, a. to end one s activity, esp. temporarily: At 10 o clock I decided to call it quits for the day. b. to abandon an effort. 3. cry quits, to agree to end competition… …   Universalium

  • quits — n. (colloq.) to call it quits ( to cease doing smt. ) * * * [kwɪts] (colloq.) to call it quits ( to cease doing smt. ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • quits — UK [kwɪts] / US adjective in a situation where neither of two people owes the other one anything Do this one last thing for me and we ll be quits. • call it quits …   English dictionary

  • quits — /kwɪts / (say kwits) adjective 1. on equal terms by repayment or retaliation. –phrase 2. bet double or quits, to make a bet, usually to cover a preceding lost bet, so that if the bet is lost, the better forfeits twice the stake, but if it is won …  


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