She has now quitted this human body, and has gone to her own world, and taken her own body.
In another instant Fanny and her guardian had quitted the house.
“There is no bad leak as yet,” said the captain, re-entering the cabin, which he had quitted for the purpose of sounding the well.
Since he had quitted the Panorama he felt as though he no longer knew where he was.
On the 2nd of October in the year 1798, Davy quitted Penzance, before he had attained his twentieth year.
I hoped to have left them in perfect safety, and then to have quitted Paris.
When Pyne quitted the kitchen his intent was to reach Brand without delay.
Her father had not been seen, since he quitted the banking-house towards four o'clock.
John Forster would hear no more; he quitted the room and walked up stairs before the marquis had completed his speech.
Dorothy quitted the little house half an hour after her brother.
c.1200, "free, clear" (of debt, etc.), from Old French quite, quitte "free, clear, entire, at liberty; discharged; unmarried," from Medieval Latin quitus, quittus, from Latin quietus "free" (in Medieval Latin "free from war, debts, etc."), also "calm, resting" (see quiet (adj.)).
c.1200, "to repay, discharge" (a debt, etc.), from Old French quiter "clear, establish one's innocence;" also transitive, "release, let go, relinquish, abandon" (12c.), from quite (see quit (adj.)).
Meaning "to reward, give reward" is mid-13c., that of "take revenge; to answer, retort" and "to acquit oneself" are late 14c. From c.1300 as "to acquit (of a charge), declare not guilty." Sense of "leave, depart" is attested from c.1400; that of "stop" (doing something) is from 1640s. Meaning "to give up, relinquish" is from mid-15c. Related: Quitted; quitting. Quitting time is from 1835.