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Demit definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEMIT, v.t. To let fall; to depress; to submit.

Merriam Webster's

verb (demitted; demitting) Etymology: Middle English dimitten, from Anglo-French demettre Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. archaic dismiss 2. resign 2 intransitive verb to withdraw from office or membership

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (demitted, demitting) (often absol.) resign or abdicate (an office etc.). Derivatives: demission n. Etymology: F démettre f. L demittere (as DE-, mittere miss- send)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Demit De*mit", n. The act of demitting; also, a letter, certificate, or the like, certifying that a person has (honorably) demitted, as from a Masonic lodge.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Demit De*mit", v. i. [F. d['e]mettre to remove, se d['e]mettre to resign; d['e]- (L. dis-) + mettre to put, fr. L. mittere to send. Cf. Dismiss.] To lay down or relinquish an office, membership, authority, or the like; to resign, as from a Masonic lodge; -- generally used with an implication that the act is voluntary.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Demit De*mit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Demitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Demitting.] [L. demittere to send or bring down, to lower; de- + mittere to send. Cf. Demise.] 1. To let fall; to depress. [R.] They [peacocks] demit and let fall the same [i. e., their train]. --Sir T. Browne. 2. To yield or submit; to humble; to lower; as, to demit one's self to humble duties. [R.] 3. To lay down, as an office; to resign. [Scot.] General Conway demitted his office. --Hume.




 


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