de·​mit di-ˈmit How to pronounce demit (audio)
demitted; demitting

intransitive verb

: to withdraw from office or membership

Word History


Middle English dimitten, from Anglo-French demettre

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of demit was in the 15th century

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“Demit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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