In·ter·mit v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intermitted p. pr. & vb. n. Intermitting.] To cause to cease for a time, or at intervals; to interrupt; to suspend.
Pray to the gods to intermit the plague. --Shak.
In·ter·mit, v. i. To cease for a time or at intervals; to moderate; to be intermittent, as a fever.
v : cease an action temporarily; "We pause for station
identification"; "let's break for lunch" [syn: pause, break]
[also: intermitting, intermitted]