Quite is used with these adjectives: ↑able, ↑absent, ↑absurd, ↑acceptable, ↑accustomed, ↑adequate, ↑agreeable, ↑alien, ↑alone, ↑amazed, ↑amazing, ↑appalling, ↑apparent, ↑arbitrary, ↑astonished, ↑astonishing, ↑attached, ↑awesome, ↑awful, ↑bald, ↑bare, ↑bearable, ↑beautiful, ↑bemused, ↑bewildered, ↑bewildering, ↑blonde, ↑breathtaking, ↑brilliant, ↑candid, ↑capable, ↑central, ↑certain, ↑characteristic, ↑charming, ↑clear, ↑close, ↑comfortable, ↑commonplace, ↑comparable, ↑compatible, ↑conceivable, ↑consistent, ↑content, ↑contradictory, ↑contrary, ↑convinced, ↑cool, ↑correct, ↑crazy, ↑credible, ↑crucial, ↑daring, ↑dead, ↑decent, ↑delicious, ↑delighted, ↑delightful, ↑determined, ↑devoid, ↑different, ↑disastrous, ↑disgraceful, ↑disgusted, ↑disgusting, ↑disproportionate, ↑dissimilar, ↑distinct, ↑distressing, ↑disturbed, ↑domesticated, ↑dreadful, ↑dry, ↑eager, ↑empty, ↑encouraging, ↑energetic, ↑enthusiastic, ↑evident, ↑excellent, ↑exceptional, ↑exhausted, ↑exorbitant, ↑experienced, ↑explicit, ↑extraordinary, ↑extreme, ↑faint, ↑fair, ↑false, ↑fantastic, ↑fascinating, ↑fashionable, ↑fat, ↑fearless, ↑feasible, ↑fed up, ↑foreign, ↑forlorn, ↑frank, ↑free, ↑fundamental, ↑futile, ↑genuine, ↑good, ↑grateful, ↑grey, ↑handy, ↑happy, ↑harmful, ↑harmless, ↑helpless, ↑honest, ↑hopeless, ↑horrible, ↑horrific, ↑hurt, ↑ill, ↑illogical, ↑immaterial, ↑impassive, ↑impervious, ↑important, ↑impossible, ↑impracticable, ↑impractical, ↑improper, ↑inaccurate, ↑inadequate, ↑inappropriate, ↑incapable, ↑incorrect, ↑incredible, ↑independent, ↑indifferent, ↑inexplicable, ↑innocuous, ↑insane, ↑inseparable, ↑insignificant, ↑insistent, ↑insufficient, ↑interested, ↑intolerable, ↑intricate, ↑inviting, ↑irrational, ↑irrelevant, ↑irresistible, ↑justified, ↑kosher, ↑legitimate, ↑light, ↑lovely, ↑ludicrous, ↑mad, ↑magical, ↑magnificent, ↑manageable, ↑marvellous, ↑meaningless, ↑miraculous, ↑mistaken, ↑moving, ↑naked, ↑natural, ↑neutral, ↑new, ↑normal, ↑oblivious, ↑obstructive, ↑obvious, ↑OK, ↑ordinary, ↑outrageous, ↑outstanding, ↑overwhelming, ↑peculiar, ↑perfect, ↑persistent, ↑phenomenal, ↑philosophical, ↑plain, ↑plausible, ↑poetic, ↑poignant, ↑pointless, ↑positive, ↑possible, ↑powerless, ↑predictable, ↑presentable, ↑privileged, ↑probable, ↑proper, ↑random, ↑rational, ↑readable, ↑realistic, ↑recent, ↑recognizable, ↑red, ↑refreshing, ↑regular, ↑reliant, ↑remarkable, ↑rich, ↑ridiculous, ↑right, ↑rigid, ↑ripe, ↑safe, ↑sane, ↑satisfactory, ↑satisfied, ↑satisfying, ↑senior, ↑separate, ↑serene, ↑serious, ↑sheltered, ↑sincere, ↑sober, ↑soothing, ↑spectacular, ↑splendid, ↑spontaneous, ↑square, ↑stable, ↑staggered, ↑staggering, ↑steady, ↑still, ↑straight, ↑straightforward, ↑stunned, ↑stunning, ↑sufficient, ↑suitable, ↑sunny, ↑superb, ↑superfluous, ↑sure, ↑terrible, ↑terrified, ↑thrilled, ↑tolerable, ↑tragic, ↑tranquil, ↑transparent, ↑true, ↑unable, ↑unacceptable, ↑unaware, ↑unbearable, ↑unbelievable, ↑uncharacteristic, ↑unconcerned, ↑unconscious, ↑understandable, ↑unexpected, ↑unfamiliar, ↑unfit, ↑unfounded, ↑unheard-of, ↑unintelligible, ↑unique, ↑unknown, ↑unmistakable, ↑unnecessary, ↑unprecedented, ↑unreal, ↑unreasonable, ↑unscrupulous, ↑unsuitable, ↑unthinkable, ↑unused to, ↑unwarranted, ↑used to, ↑useless, ↑usual, ↑valid, ↑visible, ↑welcome, ↑willing, ↑wonderful, ↑worthless, ↑wrong
Quite is used with these verbs: ↑agree, ↑enjoy, ↑forget, ↑forgive, ↑imagine, ↑like, ↑overcome, ↑overwhelm, ↑spoil, ↑understand

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  • quite — [ kwaıt ] function word *** Quite can be used in the following ways: as an adverb (before an adjective or adverb): I was quite angry with her. (before a verb): I quite agree with you. I can t quite decide which dress to wear today. as a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • quite — W1S1 [kwaıt] predeterminer, adv [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: quit, quite free of (13 19 centuries), from Old French quite; QUIT] 1.) fairly or very, but not extremely →↑pretty ▪ The food in the canteen is usually quite good. ▪ He seems quite upset… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • quite — 1. Quite is a highly mobile word with a wide range of uses qualifying adjectives and adverbs (quite heavy / quite often), singular nouns (quite a lot), and verbs (We quite understand / I d quite like to). It causes difficulty because it has two… …   Modern English usage

  • Quite — (kw[imac]t), adv. [F. quitte discharged, free, clear; cf. OF. quitement freely, frankly, entirely. See {Quit}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Completely; wholly; entirely; totally; perfectly; as, the work is not quite done; the object is quite… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quite — ► ADVERB 1) to the utmost or most absolute extent or degree; completely. 2) to a certain extent; moderately. 3) US very; really. ► EXCLAMATION (also quite so) ▪ expressing agreement. ● quite a Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • quite — [kwīt] adv. [ME quite: see QUIT, adj.] 1. completely; entirely [not quite done] 2. really; truly; positively [quite a hero] 3. to some, or a considerable, degree or extent; very or fairly [quite warm outside] ☆ …   English World dictionary

  • quite — sustantivo masculino 1. Área: tauromáquia Acción de atraer al toro un torero para librar a otro de una situación de peligro: Cuando el banderillero estaba en el suelo, el diestro hizo un quite memorable. Frases y locuciones 1. estar al quite… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • quite a - — (also often ironic quite the ) used to indicate that the specified person or thing is perceived as particularly notable, remarkable, or impressive quite a party, isn t it? | it s been quite a year | quite the little horsewoman, aren t you? …   Useful english dictionary

  • quite — 1. m. Acción de quitar o estorbar. 2. Esgr. Movimiento defensivo con que se detiene o evita el ofensivo. 3. Taurom. Suerte que ejecuta un torero, generalmente con el capote, para librar a otro del peligro en que se halla por la acometida del toro …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • quite — quite, estar al quite expr. estar preparado por si hay que actuar. ❙ «El chofer, que estaba al quite, les vio por el retrovisor...» Pedro Casals, Disparando cocaína …   Diccionario del Argot "El Sohez"

  • quite — quite; mes·quite; re·quite; …   English syllables

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