intermit

verb
in·ter·mit | \ˌin-tər-ˈmit \
intermitted; intermitting

Definition of intermit 

transitive verb

: to cause to cease for a time or at intervals : discontinue

Other Words from intermit

intermitter noun

First Known Use of intermit

circa 1542, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for intermit

Latin intermittere, from inter- + mittere to send

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