intromit

[ in-truh-mit ]
/ ˌɪn trəˈmɪt /

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

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

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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

intromit
/ (ˌɪntrəˈmɪt) /

verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted

(tr) rare to enter or insert or allow to enter or be inserted

Derived forms of intromit

intromissible, adjectiveintromissibility, nounintromittent, adjectiveintromitter, noun

Word Origin for intromit

C15: from Latin intrōmittere to send in, from intro- + mittere to send
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Medical definitions for intromit

intromit
[ ĭn′trə-mĭt ]

v.

To cause or permit to enter; introduce or admit.
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