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quitar (first-person singular present quito, past participle quitat)

  1. to absolve; to release (to pronounce free from a penalty, blame, or guilt)
  2. to compensate (to pay or reward someone in exchange for work done)

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably a semi-learned term derived from Medieval Latin quitāre (release, discharge, set free) < Late Latin quietō, quietāre, or from Latin quietus.

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quitar (first-person singular present quito, first-person singular preterite quitei, past participle quitado)

  1. to remove
  2. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of quitar
  3. first/third-person singular personal infinitive of quitar

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quitar

  1. to quit

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PortugueseEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese quitar, from Late Latin quietō, quietāre (acquit, discharge, release), from Latin quiētō; it may have come through Old French quitter, although this is uncertain.

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quitar (first-person singular present indicative quito, past participle quitado)

  1. to pay
  2. to settle, discharge (a debt)
  3. (Internet slang) to quit (an online room)
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Etymology 2Edit

From English kit + -ar.

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quitar (first-person singular present indicative quito, past participle quitado)

  1. (Portugal, colloquial) to engage in car tuning
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  • (engage in car tuning): tunar

RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cōgitāre, present active infinitive of cōgitō.

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quitar

  1. (Sursilvan) to think, believe, reckon, have an opinion on

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably a semi-learned derivation from Medieval Latin quitāre (release, discharge, set free) from Late Latin quietō, quietāre, or from Latin quietus (through an Old Spanish adjective quito, with an abnormal phonological evolution). Compare English quiet and French quitter. See also Spanish quedar and quietar.

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  • IPA(key): /kiˈtaɾ/, [kiˈt̪aɾ]

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quitar (first-person singular present quito, first-person singular preterite quité, past participle quitado)

  1. (transitive) To remove, to strip, to strip away
  2. (transitive) To get rid of
  3. (transitive) To take off (as clothes)
  4. (transitive) To get off
    ¡Quitádmelo!
    Get it off me!
  5. (reflexive) To leave
  6. (reflexive) To disrobe

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