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Definition 1: to the greatest extent; completely - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where quite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Definition 2: to a degree (not used with a negative) - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where quite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • quite tasty
  • quite soon
  • quite ill
  • quite rich

Synonyms for quite in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative) - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where quite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for quite in the sense of this definition

Definition 4: actually or truly or to an extreme - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where quite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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