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

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

Nearby words

  1. introit,
  2. introitus,
  3. introject,
  4. introjection,
  5. intromission,
  6. intromittent,
  7. intron,
  8. intropin,
  9. introrse,
  10. introrsely

Origin of intromit

1375–1425; late Middle English intromitten < Latin intrōmittere to send in, equivalent to intrō- intro- + mittere to send

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British Dictionary definitions for intromit


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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Medicine definitions for intromit




To cause or permit to enter; introduce or admit.

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