Origin of intermitClassical Latin intermittere ; from inter- + mittere: see inter- and amp; mission
verbin·ter·mit·ted, in·ter·mit·ting, in·ter·mits
Origin of intermitLatin intermittere : inter-, inter- + mittere, to let go.
(third-person singular simple present intermits, present participle intermitting, simple past and past participle intermitted)
From Latin intermittere, from inter- + mittere.