I'm quite positive about it.
Quite soon; quite tasty.
Are you quite convinced yet?
Quite alone; not quite finished.
An example of quite is nearly finished.
An example of quite is very, very large.
Quite the best view available.
Quite warm outside.
- With verbs, especially past participles. [from 14th c.].
- With prepositional phrases and spatial adverbs. [from 15th c.].
- With predicative adjectives. [from 15th c.].
- With attributive adjectives, following an (especially indefinite) article; chiefly as expressing contrast, difference etc. [from 16th c.].
- Preceding nouns introduced by the indefinite article. Chiefly in negative constructions. [from 16th c.].
- With adverbs of manner. [from 17th c.].
- Coming before the indefinite article and an attributive adjective. (Now largely merged with moderative senses, below.) [from 17th c.].
- With plain adjectives, past participles, and adverbs. [from 18th c.].
- Coming before the definite article and an attributive superlative. [from 18th c.].
- Before a noun preceded by an indefinite article; now often with ironic implications that the noun in question is particularly noteworthy or remarkable. [from 18th c.].
- Before a noun preceded by the definite article. [from 18th c.].
- (now rare) With prepositional or adverbial phrases. [from 18th c.].