verb (used with object), in·ter·mit·ted, in·ter·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), in·ter·mit·ted, in·ter·mit·ting.
Words nearby intermit
Origin of intermit
OTHER WORDS FROM intermitin·ter·mit·ter, in·ter·mit·tor, nounin·ter·mit·ting·ly, adverbun·in·ter·mit·ted, adjectiveun·in·ter·mit·ting, adjective
Examples from the Web for intermit
The king had seemed willing, during some time, to intermit the blows which overwhelmed him.
I have known a man vehement on both sides, that knew no mean, either to intermit his studies or call upon them again.Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter|Ben Jonson
I will do this tonic justice, and frankly admit that the accursed portrait began to intermit its visits under its influence.J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 1|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Though often in feeble health, he seldom allowed physical languor to intermit his work.
I may intermit my hopeless roarings, melancholy as those of any caged zoological beast.Nancy|Rhoda Broughton