quite Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “quite” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "quite" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

quiteadverb

uk   us   /kwaɪt/
B1 completely: The two ​situations are quite different. The ​coloursalmostmatch but not quite. I ​enjoyed her new ​book though it's not quite as good as her last one.UK formal Are you quite ​sure you ​want to go? Quite honestly/​frankly, the ​thought of it ​terrified me.not quite B2 used to ​express that you are not ​certain about something: I don't quite ​know what to say. I didn't quite ​catch what he said. UK used to show ​agreement with someone's ​opinion: "You'd ​think he could ​spare some ​money - he's not ​exactlypoor." "Quite."quite a/some sth used to ​emphasize the ​degree or ​amount of something, or to say that someone or something is ​impressive, ​interesting, or ​unusual: They have been ​working on this for quite some ​time. That's quite a ​beard you've ​grown, ​young man!quite the best, worst, etc. mainly UK formal old-fashioned used for ​emphasis: It was quite the ​worstdinner I have ​ever had.
More examples

quiteadverb, predeterminer

uk   us   /kwaɪt/ UK (US usually fairly, pretty)
A2 a little or a lot but not ​completely: I'm quite ​tired but I can ​certainlywalk a little ​further. There was quite a lot of ​traffic today but ​yesterday was ​evenbusier. It was quite a ​difficultjob. He's quite ​attractive but not what I'd ​callgorgeous. It would be quite a ​nuisance to write to everyone.
More examples
(Definition of quite from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "quite" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

quiteadverb [not gradable]

 us   /kwɑɪt/

quite adverb [not gradable] (VERY)

to a ​largedegree: School is quite different from what it ​once was.quite a Quite a is used before some ​nouns to ​emphasize the ​largenumber, ​amount, or ​size of the ​subject referred to: We’ve had quite a lot of ​rain this ​year. There were quite a few (= a lot) of ​peoplewaiting in ​line. She had quite a ​bit (= a lot) to say to him when he ​finallyshowed up. I hadn’t ​seen Rebecca in quite a while (= for a ​longtime).

quite adverb [not gradable] (COMPLETELY)

completely: Quite ​frankly, the ​thought of ​performingterrifies me. I’m not quite done ​yet. I’m not quite ​sure I ​understand.

quite adverb [not gradable] (REALLY)

really or ​truly: Winning this ​contest was quite an ​accomplishment. It was quite a ​remarkablespeech.
(Definition of quite from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de quite
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Palabra del día

golden

made of gold

Palabra del día

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Aprende más 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Aprende más