Pronunciation of Intermitting
/ˌɪntəmˈɪtɪŋ/, /ˌɪntəmˈɪtɪŋ/, /ˌɪ_n_t_ə_m_ˈɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ/
Antonyms for Intermitting:
assist, keep on, go, intensify, release, persevere, develop, rush, blame, expedite, forge, create, abandon, charge, maintain, stimulate, expand, increase, hold, continue, complete, finish, approve, liberate, permit, prolong, carry on, aggravate, urge, irritate, extend, condemn, allow, push, help, benefit, accuse, further, accept, forward, rise, keep, incite, magnify, include, hasten, bear, open, DO, facilitate, enlarge, grow, add, initiate, strengthen, support, abet, restart, persist, censure, incriminate, leave alone, abbreviate, dispatch, advance, begin, promote, commence, worry, raise, sustain, encourage, sentence, force, let go, shorten, leave, hurry, speak smoothly, carry out, start, aid, punish, speed, unblock, free.
Synonyms for Intermitting:
back off, break off, close, close out, culminate, desist, die, discontinue, drop, end, fail, finish, halt, intermit, leave off, quit, refrain, shut down, stay, surcease, terminate, wind up, knock off, call it quits, call it a day, give over, pack in, bring to an end, come to an end, cut it out, quit cold turkey.
adjourn, block, delay, detain, extend, hinder, hold up, impede, lay over, lengthen, obstruct, postpone, procrastinate, prolong, prorogue, protract, remit, shelve, slow, stall, suspend, table, waive, hang fire, retard, put on ice, set aside, give rain check, put on back burner, put on hold.
arrest, bar, check, choke, clog, confine, curb, dawdle, defer, deter, dilly-dally, discourage, drag, encumber, filibuster, hamper, hold, hold over, inhibit, interfere, keep, keep back, lag, linger, loiter, prevent, remand, repress, restrict, slacken, stave off, tarry, temporize, withhold, put off, gain time, bide time.
balk, cease, close down, cool it, cut short, draw up, drop anchor, frustrate, hold back, interrupt, pause, punctuate, rest, stand still, stem, stop, wait, pull up, blow the whistle on, bring to standstill, cease fire, hold at bay, put a cork in.
baffle, barge in, busybody, butt in, conflict, discommode, foil, handicap, horn in, incommode, inconvenience, intercede, interlope, intermediate, interpose, intrude, jam, make, mix in, obtrude, oppose, tamper, thwart, trammel, trouble, Intermeddle, hang up, step in, fool with, get in the way, get involved, poke nose in.
abate, absolve, alleviate, amnesty, cancel, condone, decrease, diminish, dwindle, ease up, excuse, exonerate, fall away, forbear, forgive, hold off, mitigate, moderate, modify, modulate, pardon, reduce, relax, release, repeal, reprieve, rescind, respite, sink, slack, soften, wane, weaken.
can, count out, debar, eject, eliminate, exclude, file, hang, inactivate, lay aside, lay off, omit, pigeonhole, reject, rule out, break up, put an end to, put a stop to, put on the shelf, lay on the table, pink-slip.
Usage examples for Intermitting:
- The interrupter is the arrangement for intermitting the primary current. - "Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy", John Ambrose Fleming.
- No procession of the seasons- autumn, winter, spring; but one long summer, whose heat, instead of seeming oppressive or exhausting, appeared ever cool, refreshing, and exhilarating, filled with a stream of life, not fluctuating and intermitting, but constant and untiring. - "Tales of the Caliph", H. N. Crellin.
- Wallace fought in front, making a dreadful passage through the falling ranks, while the tremendous sweep of his sword, flashing in the intermitting light, warned the survivors where the avenging blade would next descend. - "The Scottish Chiefs", Jane Porter.
- Yea, said Smallbones, intermitting his noisy operations, and the more of swine be they that gorge themselves on it. - "The Armourer's Prentices", Charlotte Mary Yonge.