Definitions for quitekwaɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word quite

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quite, rather(adverb)

    to a degree (not used with a negative)

    "quite tasty"; "quite soon"; "quite ill"; "quite rich"

  2. quite(adverb)

    to the greatest extent; completely

    "you're quite right"; "she was quite alone"; "was quite mistaken"; "quite the opposite"; "not quite finished"; "did not quite make it"

  3. quite, quite a, quite an(adverb)

    of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative)

    "her victory was quite something"; "she's quite a girl"; "quite a film"; "quite a walk"; "we've had quite an afternoon"

  4. quite(adverb)

    actually or truly or to an extreme

    "was quite a sudden change"; "it's quite the thing to do"; "quite the rage"; "Quite so!"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quite

    see Quit

  2. Quite(adj)

    completely; wholly; entirely; totally; perfectly; as, the work is not quite done; the object is quite accomplished; to be quite mistaken

  3. Quite(adj)

    to a great extent or degree; very; very much; considerably

  4. Origin: [F. quitte discharged, free, clear; cf. OF. quitement freely, frankly, entirely. See Quit, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quite

    kwīt (Spens.). Same as Quit.

  2. Quite

    kwīt, adv. completely: wholly: entirely.—Quite a little, a good few: considerable; Quite so, a phrase denoting assent in conversation. [Merely an adv. use of the adj. quit.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quite' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #261

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quite' in Written Corpus Frequency: #141

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quite' in Adverbs Frequency: #35


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quite in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jef Versele:

    It was quite a mess.

  2. Chelsea Lindsey:

    They are quite strong.

  3. Maureen Kiesewetter:

    He was quite a character.

  4. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, the preface:

    All art is quite useless.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I ’m not quite there yet.

Images & Illustrations of quite

Translations for quite

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • totalment, bastant, exactament, completament, verdaderamentCatalan, Valencian
  • naprosto, úplně, dost, zcela, docelaCzech
  • recht, ganz, ziemlich, völligGerman
  • bastante, considerablemente, completamenteSpanish
  • täysin, melko, kokonaan, kohtalaisen, kovasti, varsin, paljon, sangen, aivanFinnish
  • tout à fait, assez, complètement, vraimentFrench
  • ar fadIrish
  • carScottish Gaelic
  • काफ़ी, बिलकुलHindi
  • nagyon, meglehetősen, teljesenHungarian
  • proprioItalian
  • 丸で, かなり, すっかりJapanese
  • 완전히, 꽤, 상당히Korean
  • visai, ļoti, īsti, glužiLatvian
  • पूर्णपणेMarathi
  • tamelijk, aardig, volkomen, bestDutch
  • ganske, temmelig, heltNorwegian
  • całkiem, całkowiciePolish
  • totalmente, razoavelmente, bem, completamente, bastantePortuguese
  • изрядно, вовсе, весьма, полностью, вполне, совсем, довольноRussian
  • tämligenSwedish
  • oldukçaTurkish
  • بالکلUrdu

Get even more translations for quite »


Find a translation for the quite definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these quite definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"quite." STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 22 Feb. 2017. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for quite? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for quite:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.