Meaning of demit

de•mit

Pronunciation: (di-mit'), [key]
— v., n. -mit•ted, -mit•ting,
—v.t.
  1. to resign (a job, public office, etc.); relinquish.
  2. to dismiss; fire.
—v.i.
  1. to resign.
—n.
  1. (esp. in Freemasonry) a written certification of honorable withdrawal or resignation, as from membership.

de•mit

Pronunciation: (di-mit'), [key]
— -mit•ted, -mit•ting.
  1. to put in or send to a lower place.
  2. to lower in status, rank, or esteem; humble.
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