pause, intermit, break(verb)
cease an action temporarily
"We pause for station identification"; "let's break for lunch"
To interrupt, to stop or cease temporarily or periodically; to suspend.
Origin: From intermittere, from inter- + mittere.
to cause to cease for a time, or at intervals; to interrupt; to suspend
to cease for a time or at intervals; to moderate; to be intermittent, as a fever
Origin: [L. intermittere; inter between + mittere, missum, to send: cf. OE. entremeten to busy (one's self) with, F. s'entremettre. See Missile.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-tėr-mit′, v.t. to cause to cease for a time: to interrupt.—n. Intermiss′ion, act of intermitting: interval: pause.—adj. Intermiss′ive, coming at intervals.—ns. Intermit′tence, Intermit′tency, state of being intermittent.—adj. Intermit′tent, intermitting or ceasing at intervals, as a fever.—adv. Intermit′tingly.—Intermittent, or Intermitting, spring, a spring flowing for a time and then ceasing, beginning again, &c. [L. intermittĕre, -missum—inter, between, mittĕre, to cause to go.]
The numerical value of intermit in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of intermit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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