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inter-mitto , mīsi, missum, 3, v. a. and n.
I. Act.
A. To leave off, intermit, omit, neglect; constr. with acc., aliquid ab, ad, or inf.
(β). Aliquid ab: “ut reliquum tempus a labore intermitteretur,Caes. B. C. 1, 32, 1: “tempus ab opere,id. B. G. 7, 24, 2; cf. id. ib. 7, 17, 1. —
B. To let pass, suffer to elapse: “tempus, quin,Plaut. Bacch. 2, 2, 31: “unum diem, quin veniat,Ter. Ad. 3, 1, 6: “diem,Cic. Att. 9, 16, 1. —
II. Neutr.
A. To leave off, cease, pause: “gallos gallinaceos sic assidue canere coepisse, ut nihil intermitterent,Cic. Div. 1, 34, 74: “aves intermittentes bibunt,drink by separate draughts, Plin. 10, 46, 63, § 129.—
B. To leave an interval, to pause: “spatium, qua flumen intermittit,does not flow, Caes. B. G. 1, 38; Plin. 17, 22, 35, § 171: “febris intermittit,is intermittent, Cels. 3, 14: “febris intermittens,an intermitting fever, id. 3, 13.—Hence, intermissus , a, um, Part.
A. Of a place, not occupied by, free from: “custodiis loca,Liv. 7, 36, 1; 24, 35, 8: “planities intermissa collibus,Caes. B. G. 7, 70.—
2. Of time or space, permitted to elapse, intervening, left between.
(α). Of time: “brevi tempore intermisso,Caes. B. G. 4, 34.—
(β). Of space: “intermissis circiter passibus quadringentis,Caes. B. G. 1, 41; 7, 73 al.
B. Intermitted, neglected, or omitted for a time, respited, interrupted: “ludi,Cic. Div. 1, 26, 55: “ventus,Caes. B. G. 5, 8: “libertas,Cic. Off. 2, 7, 24: “impetus remorum,id. de Or. 1, 33, 153: “bella,Hor. C. 4, 1, 1: “bellum,Suet. Aug. 16: “censura diu,id. Claud. 16: nono die, intermisso rure, ad mercatum venire, Rutil. ap. Macr. S. 1, 16, 34. —
C. Not surrounded, unenclosed: “pars oppidi, quae intermissa a flumine et a paludibus: aditum angustum habebat,Caes. B. G. 7, 17: “trabes intermissae spatiis,separated, id. ib. 7, 23: “verba prisca et ab usu quotidiani sermonis jamdiu intermissa,” i. e. given up, abandoned, Cic. de Or. 3, 38: “ordo,Plin. 7, 12, 10, § 50: “mos,Plin. Ep. 9, 13: “per intermissa moenia urbem intrārunt,” i. e. where the wall was discontinued, Liv. 34, 37 fin.: “facies, non multarum imaginum et intermissarum, sed unius longae et continuae,Sen. Q. N. 1, 3, 8.—
D. Left out, omitted (late Lat.): nonnulla, quae mihi intermissa videbantur, adjeci, Hier. praef. ad Chron. Euseb.
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