In`ter*mit" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intermitted (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Intermitting.] [L. intermittere; inter between + mittere, missum, to send: cf. OE. entremeten to busy (one's self) with, F. s'entremettre. See Missile.]

To cause to cease for a time, or at intervals; to interrupt; to suspend.

Pray to the gods to intermit the plague. Shak.


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In`ter*mit", v. i.

To cease for a time or at intervals; to moderate; to be intermittent, as a fever.



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