intermit

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verb in·ter·mit \ˌin-tər-ˈmit\

Definition of intermit

intermitted

;

intermitting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause to cease for a time or at intervals :  discontinue

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to be intermittent

intermitter

noun

Origin and Etymology of intermit

Latin intermittere, from inter- + mittere to send

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