Definitions for demitdɪˈmɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to resign (a job, public office, etc.); relinquish.
Archaic. to dismiss; fire.
(v.i.)to resign; abdicate.
Origin of demit:
1520–30; < MF demettre, OF demetre < L dēmittere to let fall, send down
To let fall; to depress; to yield.
Origin: From demitto.
to let fall; to depress
to yield or submit; to humble; to lower; as, to demit one's self to humble duties
to lay down, as an office; to resign
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