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  • 1 démit — démit …

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  • 2 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.] [1913 Webster] They [peacocks] demit and let fall the same …

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  • 3 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… …

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  • 4 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 1913 Suppl.] || …

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  • 5 demit — I verb abdicate, give up, go into retirement, hand in one s resignation, lay down one s office, leave, make way for, quit, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire, retire from office, stand aside, stand down, tender one s resignation, vacate office …

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  • 6 demit — 1610s (figurative), 1640s (literal), from L. demittere to send down, from DE (Cf. de ) + mittere to send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)) …

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  • 7 demit — [dē mit′, dimit′] vt. demitted, demitting [L demittere, to send down, let fall < de , down + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to resign (a position or office) 2. Archaic to dismiss vi. to resign demission [dēmish′ən] n …

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  • 8 demit — verb (demitted; demitting) Etymology: Middle English dimitten, from Anglo French demettre Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. archaic dismiss 2. resign 2 intransitive verb …

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  • 9 demit — demit1 /di mit /, v., demitted, demitting, n. v.t. 1. to resign (a job, public office, etc.); relinquish. 2. Archaic. to dismiss; fire. v.i. 3. to resign. n. 4. Also, dimit. (esp. in Freemasonry) a written certification of honorable withdrawal or …

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  • 10 demit — verb To let fall; to depress; to yield. See Also: demise, demission …

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  • 11 demit — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To relinquish one s engagement in or occupation with: leave1, quit, resign, terminate. See CONTINUE. 2. To give up a possession, claim, or right: abandon, abdicate, cede, forswear, hand over, quitclaim, relinquish,… …

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  • 12 demit — v. resign, abdicate …

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  • 13 demit — timed …

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  • 14 demit — [dɪ mɪt] verb (demits, demitting, demitted) formal resign from (a position). Derivatives demission noun Origin C16: from Fr. démettre, from dé away from + mettre put …

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  • 15 demit — de·mit …

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  • 16 demit — de•mit [[t]dɪˈmɪt[/t]] v. mit•ted, mit•ting 1) to resign (a job, public office, etc.); relinquish 2) archaic to dismiss; fire 3) to resign; abdicate • Etymology: 1520–30; < MF demettre, OF demetre < L dēmittere to let fall, send down… …

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  • 17 demit —   v.t. relinquish, abdicate.    ♦ demission, n …

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  • 18 demit — v.tr. (demitted, demitting) (often absol.) resign or abdicate (an office etc.). Derivatives: demission n. Etymology: F deacutemettre f. L demittere (as DE , mittere miss send) …

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  • 19 Krajan Demit — Original name in latin Krajan Demit Name in other language Krajan Demit State code ID Continent/City Asia/Jakarta longitude 6.8933 latitude 111.6899 altitude 83 Population 0 Date 2012 01 22 …

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  • 20 timed — demit …

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