verb (used with object), in·ter·mit·ted, in·ter·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), in·ter·mit·ted, in·ter·mit·ting.
- intermittent acute porphyria,
- intermittent claudication,
- intermittent cramp
Origin of intermit
Examples from the Web for intermitted
From first to last of this trial, he has never for a day intermitted his regular work.Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Compiled from Her Letters and Journals|Charles Edward Stowe
It was a nightly ceremony which had not been intermitted since the two came to the Point.Woven with the Ship|Cyrus Townsend Brady
Apparently she prepared to comply, and conversation was, for a few minutes, intermitted.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
Even the reading during the dog watch was intermitted--at least it was on such days as I happened to be in the watch below.The Mystery|Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
But Augustus was the first, who restored that intermitted law.
verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted
Word Origin for intermit
1540s, from Latin intermittere "to leave off, omit, suspend, interrupt, neglect," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + mittere "to send" (see mission). Related: Intermitted; intermitting; intermittingly.