verb (used with object), in·tro·mit·ted, in·tro·mit·ting.

to send, put, or let in; introduce; admit.

Origin of intromit

1375–1425; late Middle English intromitten < Latin intrōmittere to send in, equivalent to intrō- intro- + mittere to send
Related formsin·tro·mis·si·bil·i·ty [in-truh-mis-uh-bil-i-tee] /ˌɪn trəˌmɪs əˈbɪl ɪ ti/, nounin·tro·mis·si·ble, adjectivein·tro·mis·sion [in-truh-mish-uh n] /ˌɪn trəˈmɪʃ ən/, nounin·tro·mis·sive, adjectivein·tro·mit·tent, adjectivein·tro·mit·ter, nounun·in·tro·mis·sive, adjectiveun·in·tro·mit·ted, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for intromission



a less common word for insertion, introduction
Derived Formsintromissive, adjective


verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted

(tr) rare to enter or insert or allow to enter or be inserted
Derived Formsintromissible, adjectiveintromissibility, nounintromittent, adjectiveintromitter, noun

Word Origin for intromit

C15: from Latin intrōmittere to send in, from intro- + mittere to send
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intromission in Medicine




The act or process of intromitting.
Related formsin′tro•missive (-mĭsĭv) v.




To cause or permit to enter; introduce or admit.
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