• Definition for "intermit"
    • To suspend or cause to suspend activity temporarily…
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intermit definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To suspend or cause to suspend activity temporarily or sporadically.
    • resulting in to cease for some time, or at periods; to interrupt; to suspend.
  • verb:
    • To interrupt, to prevent or stop briefly or sporadically; to suspend.
    • stop an action temporarily
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To stop for some time or at periods; to moderate; is periodic, as a fever.
  • others:
    • to place a temporary stop to; suspend or wait; interrupt: because, to intermit a person's attempts.
    • To omit; pass by or over; neglect.
    • To cease or break-off for some time; visited a temporary end; stop or pause at periods: because, a spring that intermits as soon as in three minutes; an intermitting pulse.
    • Synonyms Subside, etc. See abate.
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