Pretermitting
Pretermit Pre`ter*mit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pretermitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pretermitting}.] [L. praetermittere, praetermissum; praeter beyond + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] To pass by; to omit; to disregard. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • pretermitting — prɪːtÉ™(r) mɪt v. omit, exclude; overlook, neglect; ignore, disregard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Pretermit — Pre ter*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pretermitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pretermitting}.] [L. praetermittere, praetermissum; praeter beyond + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] To pass by; to omit; to disregard. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pretermitted — Pretermit Pre ter*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pretermitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pretermitting}.] [L. praetermittere, praetermissum; praeter beyond + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] To pass by; to omit; to disregard. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pretermission — noun Etymology: Latin praetermission , praetermissio, from praetermittere Date: 1583 the act or an instance of pretermitting ; omission …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pretermit — pretermission /pree teuhr mish euhn/, n. pretermitter, n. /pree teuhr mit /, v.t., pretermitted, pretermitting. 1. to let pass without notice; disregard. 2. to leave undone; neglect; omit. 3. to suspend or interrupt: The government temporarily… …   Universalium

  • pretermission — pre·ter·mis·sion /ˌprē tər mi shən/ n: the act or an instance of pretermitting Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. pretermission …   Law dictionary

  • pretermit — [ˌpri:tə mɪt] verb (pretermits, pretermitting, pretermitted) archaic 1》 omit to do or mention. 2》 abandon for a time. Derivatives pretermission noun Origin C15: from L. praetermittere, from praeter past, beyond + mittere let g …   English new terms dictionary

  • pretermit — /pritəˈmɪt/ (say preetuh mit) verb (t) (pretermitted, pretermitting) Rare 1. to let pass without notice; disregard. 2. to leave undone; neglect; omit. 3. to leave off for a short time. {Latin praetermittere let pass} –pretermission /pritəˈmɪʃən/… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pretermission — The act of pretermitting. The condition of being pretermitted. See pretermit …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pretermit — [prēt΄ər mit′] vt. pretermitted, pretermitting [L praetermittere, to let go by < praeter (see PRETER ) + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to leave out or leave undone; neglect or omit 2. to let pass unnoticed; overlook pretermission… …   English World dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”