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synonyms for demit

  • abandon
  • abdicate
  • cede
  • hand over
  • quit
  • quitclaim
  • renounce
  • resign
  • surrender
  • terminate
  • yield
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How to use demit in a sentence

Isnard, repentant of that search on which river-bank Paris stood, declares himself ready to demit.
THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONTHOMAS CARLYLE
Neither will Barbaroux demit; he "has sworn to die at his post, and will keep that oath."
THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONTHOMAS CARLYLE
But no man is entitled to a demit, unless at the time of demanding it he be in good standing and free from all charges.
THE PRINCIPLES OF MASONIC LAWALBERT G. MACKEY
The right to demit or resign never has, until within a few years, been denied.
THE PRINCIPLES OF MASONIC LAWALBERT G. MACKEY
My own chieftaincy I could demit without regret, knowing that it would fall into your hands.
THE CAPTAIN OF THE JANIZARIESJAMES M. LUDLOW
So that La Mettrie had to demit; to get out of France rather in a hurry, lest worse befell.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVI. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Your home is in this State and you will probably demit from our Patrol and join some other more convenient.
THE BOY PATROL ON GUARDEDWARD S. ELLIS
The avenger of blood may not demit his duty until some member of the other tribe has been killed.
FETICHISM IN WEST AFRICAROBERT HAMILL NASSAU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMIT

  • abandon
  • abjure
  • abnegate
  • bag it
  • bail out
  • cede
  • demit
  • drop
  • forgo
  • give up
  • leave
  • leave high and dry
  • leave holding the bag
  • leave in the lurch
  • opt out
  • quit
  • quitclaim
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • resign
  • retire
  • sell out
  • step down
  • surrender
  • vacate
  • waive
  • withdraw
  • yield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.