Demit Definition

demits, demitted, demitting
To relinquish (an office or function).
American Heritage
To resign.
Webster's New World
To dismiss.
Webster's New World
To resign (a position or office)
Webster's New World
To let fall; to depress; to yield.

Origin of Demit

  • Middle English dimitten to release from Old French demettre from Latin dīmittere dis- away dis– mittere to send

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin dēmittō (“send or bring down, let fall”).

    From Wiktionary

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