1. Any of numerous species of small passerine birds native to tropical America.


  1. To pay (a debt, fine etc.).
  2. To repay (someone) for (something).
  3. To repay, pay back (a good deed, injury etc.).
  4. To conduct or acquit (oneself); to behave (in a specified way).
  5. To carry through; to go through to the end.
  6. To set at rest; to free, as from anything harmful or oppressive; to relieve; to clear; to liberate.
  7. To release from obligation, accusation, penalty, etc.; to absolve; to acquit.
  8. To abandon, renounce (a thing).
  9. To leave (a place).
  10. To resign from (a job, office, position, etc.).
    After having to work overtime without being paid, I quit my job.
  11. To stop, give up (an activity) (usually + gerund or verbal noun).
    John is planning to quit smoking.
  12. To close (an application).

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