Intromit In`tro*mit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intromitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intromitting}.] [L. intromittere, intromissum; intro- within + mittere to send.] [1913 Webster] 1. To send in or put in; to insert or introduce. --Greenhill. [1913 Webster]

2. To allow to pass in; to admit. [1913 Webster]

Glass in the window intromits light, without cold. --Holder. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Intromit — In tro*mit , v. i. (Scots Law) To intermeddle with the effects or goods of another. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intromit — index enter (insert), inject, interject Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • intromit — [in΄trōmit′, in΄trəmit′] vt. intromitted, intromitting [L intromittere < intro , INTRO + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to cause to enter; put in; insert 2. to allow to enter; admit intromission [in΄trōmish ən, in΄trəmish′ən] n.… …   English World dictionary

  • intromit — transitive verb ( mitted; mitting) Etymology: Latin intromittere, from intro + mittere to send Date: circa 1588 to send or put in ; insert • intromittent adjective • intromitter noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intromit — intromissibility /in treuh mis euh bil i tee/, n. intromissible, adj. intromission /in treuh mish euhn/, n. intromissive, adj. intromittent, adj. intromitter, n. /in treuh mit /, v.t., intromitted, intro …   Universalium

  • intromit — Synonyms and related words: admit, ease in, give an entree, immit, infuse, inject, inoculate, insert, insinuate, interject, introduce, let in, perfuse, pop in, put in, receive, set in, slip in, stick in, take in, throw in, throw open to, tuck in …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intromit — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To serve as a means of entrance for: admit, let in. See ENTER …   English dictionary for students

  • intromit — v. put in, send in, insert; admit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intromit — in·tro·mit …   English syllables

  • intromit — in•tro•mit [[t]ˌɪn trəˈmɪt[/t]] v. t. mit•ted, mit•ting to send, put, or let in; introduce; admit • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME < L intrōmittere=intrō intro +mittere to send in tro•mis′sion ˈmɪʃ ən n. in tro•mis′sive, adj. in tro•mit′tent,… …   From formal English to slang

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