Quit and Stay


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Quit verb – To give up (a job or office).
Usage example: he decided to quit his job at the fast-food restaurant

Stay is an antonym for quit in topics: abandon, stop doing something.
Nearby Words: quitting, quitter, quits, quitted
Antonyms for Quit


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Stay verb – To continue to be in a place for a significant amount of time.
Usage example: let's stay inside this pavilion until it stops raining

Quit is an antonym for stay in remain topic.
Nearby Words: stayed, staying
Antonyms for Stay
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Common collocations

job quit job stay job
position quit position stay position
group quit group stay group
series quit series stay series
Other nouns: army, time, way, level, money, game, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Stay in the Kitchen: Poor XZ got this from tons of people, leading to her decision to quit the college.
  • In the first season Adele quit the show, claiming that she couldn't stay due to a family emergency.
  • But, Naruto not only refuses to quit but inspires everyone who was thinking about it to stay as well.
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Stay and Quit. (2016). Retrieved 2021, September 28, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/quit/stay
Quit & Stay. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Sep. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/quit/stay>.
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