quit (v.) Old form(s): quite
pay back, repay, reward
AC III.xiii.124[Antony to Cleopatra, of Thidias] a fellow that will take rewards / And say 'God quit you!'
Cor IV.v.86[Coriolanus to Aufidius] To be full quit of those my banishers [i.e. fully settle accounts with]
Ham V.ii.68[Hamlet to Horatio, of Claudius] is't not perfect conscience / To quit him with this arm?
MM V.i.493[Duke to Angelo] your evil quits you well
R3 V.iii.263[Richmond to his soldiers] If you do free your children from the sword, / Your children's children quits it in your age
RJ II.iv.188[Romeo to Nurse] Be trusty, and I'll quit thy pains
TNK III.vi.24.1[Palamon to Arcite] Then I shall quit you
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