Omit

  • 1 omit — omit …

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  • 2 Omit — O*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Omitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Omitting}.] [L. omittere, omissum; ob (see {Ob } + mittere to cause to go, let go, send. See {Mission}.] 1. To let go; to leave unmentioned; not to insert or name; to drop. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 omit — I verb abstain from inserting, bypass, cast aside, count out, cut out, delete, discard, dodge, drop, exclude, fail to do, fail to include, fail to insert, fail to mention, leave out, leave undone, let go, let pass, let slip, miss, neglect,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 omit — (v.) early 15c., from L. omittere lay aside, disregard, let go, from assimilated form of ob (here perhaps intensive) + mittere let go, send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)). Related: Omitted; omitting …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 omit — *neglect, disregard, ignore, overlook, slight, forget Analogous words: cancel, delete, efface, *erase: *exclude, eliminate Contrasted words: *remember, recollect, recall: *tend, attend, mind, watch …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 omit — has inflected forms omitted, omitting …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 omit — [v] exclude, forget bar, blink at*, bypass, cancel, cast aside, count out, cut, cut out, delete, discard, dismiss, disregard, drop, edit, eliminate, evade, except, fail, ignore, knock off, leave out, leave undone, let go, let slide*, miss, miss… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 omit — ► VERB (omitted, omitting) 1) leave out or exclude. 2) fail to do. DERIVATIVES omissible adjective. ORIGIN Latin omittere let go …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 omit — [ō mit′] vt. omitted, omitting [ME omitten < L omittere < ob (see OB ) + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to fail to include; leave out 2. to fail to do; neglect 3. Obs. a) to take no not …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 omit — 01. We generally [omit] salt if it is in a recipe for something we are making because it s usually not really necessary. 02. The newspaper [omitted] a lot of stuff from my letter when they published it. 03. Too many historical documents relating… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 11 omit — o|mit [əuˈmıt, ə US ou , ə ] v past tense and past participle omitted present participle omitting [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: omittere] 1.) to not include someone or something, either deliberately or because you forget to do it =… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 omit — [[t]oʊmɪ̱t[/t]] omits, omitting, omitted 1) VERB If you omit something, you do not include it in an activity or piece or work, deliberately or accidentally. [V n] Omit the salt in this recipe... [V n from n] Our apologies to David Pannick for… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 omit */*/ — UK [əʊˈmɪt] / US [oʊˈmɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms omit : present tense I/you/we/they omit he/she/it omits present participle omitting past tense omitted past participle omitted to fail to include someone or something, either deliberately or… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 omit — /oʊˈmɪt / (say oh mit), /ə / (say uh ) verb (t) (omitted, omitting) 1. to leave out: to omit passages of a text. 2. to forbear or fail to do, make, use, send, etc.: to omit a greeting. {Middle English omitte(n), from Latin omittere let go,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 omit — omitter, n. /oh mit /, v.t., omitted, omitting. 1. to leave out; fail to include or mention: to omit a name from a list. 2. to forbear or fail to do, make, use, send, etc.: to omit a greeting. [1400 50; late ME omitten < L omittere to let go,… …

    Universalium

  • 16 omit — verb ADVERB ▪ altogether, completely, entirely ▪ This scene is usually cut down or omitted altogether. ▪ accidentally, inadvertently ▪ The acknowledgements were inadv …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 omit — o|mit [ ou mıt ] verb transitive ** to fail to include someone or something, either deliberately or because you forget: Important details had been omitted from the article. omit to do something FORMAL to fail to do something that would have been… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 omit — /əυ mɪt/ verb not to do something ● He omitted to tell the managing director that he had lost the documents. (NOTE: omitting–omitted) ♦ to omit a dividend US to pay no dividend in a certain year …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 19 omit — transitive verb (omitted; omitting) Etymology: Middle English omitten, from Latin omittere, from ob toward + mittere to let go, send more at ob Date: 15th century 1. to leave out or leave unmentioned < omits one important detail > 2. to leave… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 omit — verb a) To leave out or exclude. (most common usage) b) To fail to perform …

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