verb (used with object), de·mit·ted, de·mit·ting.
to resign (a job, public office, etc.); relinquish.
Archaic. to dismiss; fire.
verb (used without object), de·mit·ted, de·mit·ting.
Also dimit. (especially in Freemasonry) a written certification of honorable withdrawal or resignation, as from membership.
Origin of demit1
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Might as well bid you good-by, and give you a dimit from all the clubs and lodges, until six months after the wedding.Double Trouble
verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted Scot
to resign (an office, position, etc)
(tr) to dismiss
Word Origin for demit
C16: from Latin dīmittere to send forth, discharge, renounce, from di- ² + mittere to send
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