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The meaning of "Quite" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa I'd quite like that.?
A: I would quite like that means that you quite like that idea of what the other person said.
Q: O que significa quite like?
A: There are two possible meanings here because the word 'like' has two meanings.

1. Like (verb) = to enjoy
2. Like (adverb) = to be similar

Quite = compared to something else the subject is very (something).

1. I quite like eating out.
Possible meaning: compared to eating at home, I like eating out very much.

2. Mary looks quite like her mother.
Possible meaning: compared to other people Mary looks very much like her mother.
Q: O que significa quite ?
A: quite= very = muito
Q: O que significa quite ?
A: Quite quer dizer um tanto, bastante, bem ou até completamente. O grau de intensidade de quite é “menos que muito e mais que um pouco”.

It's quite cold today. – Está bem frio hoje.
She's become quite famous after that movie. – Ela ficou bastante famosa depois daquele filme.
The drugstore it's not far, it's quite near.– A farmácia não fica longe; na verdade, fica bem perto.
Q: O que significa quite?
A: @EvelynMariel: tranquilo

Example sentences using "Quite"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com quite (+verb).
A: I don't quite understand what you mean.
I don't quite agree with what she said.
I don't quite enjoy musicals
I didn't quite forget what happened.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "quite a...".
A: “there’s quite a lot of people here today.”
“it’s quite a beautiful day”
“for someone so mean, she has quite a lot of friends.”
“that’s quite a story!”
“she’s quite a loud person”
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com quite.
A: "My pinky toe is QUITE small."
"The White House is QUITE large."
"A is QUITE B."
"this store is QUITE busy."
"This woman is QUITE loud."

It is more subtle and more polite to say QUITE than VERY. Use it in place of "fitting" or "fittingly". If something is anything, it can be QUITE anything.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com quite.
A: Isn't this quite enough, Jessi? Two brilliant, I mean, THREE brilliant examples....
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com quite.
A: The usage of the word "quite" in modern English is a paradox. It can mean two opposite things, but just for sure if you used it, it means "really or pretty".

Synonyms of "Quite" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre quite e very ?
A: My English is quite good = my English is OK, like intermediate level
My English is very good = my English is advanced :) better than quite

or you can say ,
the weather is quite nice today so let's go for a walk. But if the weather is very nice we'll go to the beach :)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre quite e rather e kind of (sort of) e pretty e very ?
A: the test is pretty difficult (pretty is more informal)
the man is rather tall (more formal)
the woman is very old (more extreme)
the words are kind-of hard to read (more informal).
Q: Qual é a diferença entre quite e very ?
A: Quite is a bit. Happening a fair bit but not often enough to be very.
Very is a lot.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre quite e very ?
A: very can be used to exaggerate. for example she had very long hair. we usually don't say quite anymore in general conversation
Q: Qual é a diferença entre quite e fairly ?
A: The simplest way to define "fairly" is "more than a little".

It is fairly warm outside.

"Quite" has two definitions. One means the same as "fairly". They are synonyms and can be used in the same examples.

It is quite warm outside.

The second definition of "quite" means "to the greatest extent; completely; absolutely"

That is quite ridiculous.
It is quite impossible.

Translations of "Quite"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? even if i quite well understand only english, i can talk every people from the whole world
A: If I can only understand english, I'll be able to talk to people from the whole world?

is that what you mean?
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? quite
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? quite
A: Mr. Westlake is quite wealthy.
It was quite impossible to understand these sounds.
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