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 undone ; fail 3. obsolete disregard 4. obsolete give up

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • omit — omit …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • omit — has inflected forms omitted, omitting …   Modern English usage

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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 Too many historical documents relating… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • 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

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