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demitted


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

  1. to resign (a job, public office, etc.); relinquish.
  2. Archaic. to dismiss; fire.

verb (used without object), de·mit·ted, de·mit·ting.

  1. to resign.

noun

  1. Also dimit. (especially in Freemasonry) a written certification of honorable withdrawal or resignation, as from membership.

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

  1. to put in or send to a lower place.
  2. Obsolete. to lower in status, rank, or esteem; humble.

verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted Scot

  1. to resign (an office, position, etc)
  2. (tr) to dismiss
v.

1610s (figurative), 1640s (literal), from Latin demittere “to send down,” from de- + mittere “to send” (see mission).

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