quite

All Adverb
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  • I would be quite good-looking she said -- when I should be finished. Cited from Man and Maid, by Elinor Glyn
  • It was quite capable of getting you out of trouble more often than not.
  • The reason is that the other players quite easy can "read" the hand.
  • The nature of this surface was not quite understood at the time.
  • Many see the "economic man" as being quite different from real people.
  • Being able to use a computer to support teaching and research was quite novel at the time.
  • The look of his bright eyes made quite an impression on me.
  • This has been a source of quite some controversy, both now and in the past.
  • In other cases, the Chinese system results in something quite different.
  • Only for a moment, then she was quite self-possessed again. Cited from Behind A Mask, Or A Woman's Power,byA. M. Barnard
  • The teams actually played each other quite often as non-division rivals.
  • This made it quite difficult to tell whose paintings where whose.
  • Most of these plants had true roots and leaves, and many were quite tall.
  • These countries should be left alone unless your civilization is quite powerful.
  • John saw her little start of surprise, but when she stood up she was quite self-possessed. Cited from The Hosts of the Air, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • They are quite large for written and printed paper compared with modern electronic media.
  • But it seems quite natural to me here.
  • You were not twelve then; I was not quite twenty-one. Cited from The Emancipated, by George Gissing
  • Note that the term unit matrix is sometimes used to mean something quite different.
  • You're not quite twenty-one yet, are you? Cited from Lo, Michael!, by Grace Livingston Hill
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Meaning of quite

  • adverb To a degree (not used with a negative)
    quite tasty, quite soon, quite ill, quite rich
  • adverb To the greatest extent; completely
    you're quite right, she was quite alone, was quite mistaken, quite the opposite, not quite finished, did not quite make it
  • adverb Of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative)
    her victory was quite something, she's quite a girl, quite a film, quite a walk, we've had quite an afternoon
  • adverb Actually or truly or to an extreme
    was quite a sudden change, it's quite the thing to do, quite the rage, Quite so!