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tr.v. in·tro·mit·ted, in·tro·mit·ting, in·tro·mits
To cause or permit to enter; introduce or admit.
[Middle English intromitten, to deal illegally with others, from Latin intrōmittere, to send in, let into : intrō-, in; see en in Indo-European roots + mittere, to send.]
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vb, -mits, -mitting or -mitted
(tr) rare to enter or insert or allow to enter or be inserted
[C15: from Latin intrōmittere to send in, from intro- + mittere to send]
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v.t. -mit•ted, -mit•ting.
to send, put, or let in; introduce; admit.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin intrōmittere=intrō- intro- + mittere to send]
in`tro•mis′sion (-ˈmɪʃ ən) n.
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Past participle: intromitted
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|Verb||1.||intromit - allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club building"; "This pipe admits air"|
countenance, permit, allow, let - consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
repatriate - admit back into the country
readmit - admit anew; "The refugee was readmitted into his home country"
admit - serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one adult to the show"
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