verb in·ter·mit \-ˈmit\

Definition of INTERMIT

transitive verb
:  to cause to cease for a time or at intervals :  discontinue
intransitive verb
:  to be intermittent
in·ter·mit·ter noun

Origin of INTERMIT

Latin intermittere, from inter- + mittere to send
First Known Use: circa 1542


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