demit

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

Definition of demit

intransitive verb

: to withdraw from office or membership

First Known Use of demit

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

History and Etymology for demit

Middle English dimitten, from Anglo-French demettre

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“Demit.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demits. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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