Quite

Quite

(kwt), adv. [F. quitte discharged, free, clear; cf. OF. quitement freely, frankly, entirely. See Quit, a.]
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1. Completely; wholly; entirely; totally; perfectly; as, the work is not quite done; the object is quite accomplished; to be quite mistaken.
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Man shall not quite be lost, but saved who will.
Milton.
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The same actions may be aimed at different ends, and arise from quite contrary principles.
Spectator.
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2. To a great extent or degree; very; very much; considerably. "Quite amusing." Macaulay.
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He really looks quite concerned.
Landor.
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The island stretches along the land and is quite close to it.
Jowett (Thucyd. ).
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