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de·mit

 (dĭ-mĭt′)
v. de·mit·ted, de·mit·ting, de·mits
v.tr.
1. To relinquish (an office or function).
2. Archaic To dismiss.
v.intr.
To give up an office or position; resign.

[Middle English dimitten, to release, from Old French demettre, from Latin dīmittere : dis-, away; see dis- + mittere, to send.]

demit

(dɪˈmɪt)
vb, -mits, -mitting or -mitted
1. to resign (an office, position, etc)
2. (tr) to dismiss
[C16: from Latin dīmittere to send forth, discharge, renounce, from di-2 + mittere to send]

de•mit

(dɪˈmɪt)

v. -mit•ted, -mit•ting. v.t.
1. to resign (a job, public office, etc.); relinquish.
2. Archaic. to dismiss; fire.
v.i.
3. to resign; abdicate.
[1520–30; < Middle French demettre, Old French demetre < Latin dēmittere to let fall, send down]
de•mis′sion, n.

demit


Past participle: demitted
Gerund: demitting

Imperative
demit
demit
Present
I demit
you demit
he/she/it demits
we demit
you demit
they demit
Preterite
I demitted
you demitted
he/she/it demitted
we demitted
you demitted
they demitted
Present Continuous
I am demitting
you are demitting
he/she/it is demitting
we are demitting
you are demitting
they are demitting
Present Perfect
I have demitted
you have demitted
he/she/it has demitted
we have demitted
you have demitted
they have demitted
Past Continuous
I was demitting
you were demitting
he/she/it was demitting
we were demitting
you were demitting
they were demitting
Past Perfect
I had demitted
you had demitted
he/she/it had demitted
we had demitted
you had demitted
they had demitted
Future
I will demit
you will demit
he/she/it will demit
we will demit
you will demit
they will demit
Future Perfect
I will have demitted
you will have demitted
he/she/it will have demitted
we will have demitted
you will have demitted
they will have demitted
Future Continuous
I will be demitting
you will be demitting
he/she/it will be demitting
we will be demitting
you will be demitting
they will be demitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been demitting
you have been demitting
he/she/it has been demitting
we have been demitting
you have been demitting
they have been demitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been demitting
you will have been demitting
he/she/it will have been demitting
we will have been demitting
you will have been demitting
they will have been demitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been demitting
you had been demitting
he/she/it had been demitting
we had been demitting
you had been demitting
they had been demitting
Conditional
I would demit
you would demit
he/she/it would demit
we would demit
you would demit
they would demit
Past Conditional
I would have demitted
you would have demitted
he/she/it would have demitted
we would have demitted
you would have demitted
they would have demitted
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demit

verb
1. To relinquish one's engagement in or occupation with:
2. To give up a possession, claim, or right:
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