From inter ("between") + mittō ("to send").



intermittō (present infinitive intermittere, perfect active intermīsī, supine intermissum); third conjugation

  1. I interrupt
  2. I stop (temporarily)
  3. I omit


   Conjugation of intermittō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present intermittō intermittis intermittit intermittimus intermittitis intermittunt
imperfect intermittēbam intermittēbās intermittēbat intermittēbāmus intermittēbātis intermittēbant
future intermittam intermittēs intermittet intermittēmus intermittētis intermittent
perfect intermīsī intermīsistī intermīsit intermīsimus intermīsistis intermīsērunt, intermīsēre
pluperfect intermīseram intermīserās intermīserat intermīserāmus intermīserātis intermīserant
future perfect intermīserō intermīseris intermīserit intermīserimus intermīseritis intermīserint
passive present intermittor intermitteris, intermittere intermittitur intermittimur intermittiminī intermittuntur
imperfect intermittēbar intermittēbāris, intermittēbāre intermittēbātur intermittēbāmur intermittēbāminī intermittēbantur
future intermittar intermittēris, intermittēre intermittētur intermittēmur intermittēminī intermittentur
perfect intermissus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect intermissus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect intermissus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present intermittam intermittās intermittat intermittāmus intermittātis intermittant
imperfect intermitterem intermitterēs intermitteret intermitterēmus intermitterētis intermitterent
perfect intermīserim intermīserīs intermīserit intermīserīmus intermīserītis intermīserint
pluperfect intermīsissem intermīsissēs intermīsisset intermīsissēmus intermīsissētis intermīsissent
passive present intermittar intermittāris, intermittāre intermittātur intermittāmur intermittāminī intermittantur
imperfect intermitterer intermitterēris, intermitterēre intermitterētur intermitterēmur intermitterēminī intermitterentur
perfect intermissus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect intermissus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present intermitte intermittite
future intermittitō intermittitō intermittitōte intermittuntō
passive present intermittere intermittiminī
future intermittitor intermittitor intermittuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives intermittere intermīsisse intermissūrum esse intermittī intermissum esse intermissum īrī
participles intermittēns intermissūrus intermissus intermittendus, intermittundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
intermittendī intermittendō intermittendum intermittendō intermissum intermissū



  • intermitto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • intermitto in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • intermitto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to devote every spare moment to...; to work without intermission at a thing: nullum tempus intermittere, quin (also ab opere, or ad opus)
    • to work without intermission: laborem non intermittere
    • not to leave off work for an instant: nullum tempus a labore intermittere
    • not to interrupt the march: iter non intermittere
    • to interrupt the battle: proelium intermittere