pretermit

  • 1 pretermit — pre·ter·mit /ˌprē tər mit/ vt mit·ted, mit·ting [Latin praetermittere, from praeter by, past + mittere to let go, send]: to let pass without mention or notice see also pretermitted heir at heir Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Me …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 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

  • 3 pretermit — (v.) 1510s, from L. praetermittere let pass, overlook, from praeter (see PRETERITE (Cf. preterite)) + mittere (see MISSION (Cf. mission)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 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

  • 5 pretermit — transitive verb ( mitted; mitting) Etymology: Latin praetermittere, from praeter by, past + mittere to let go, send Date: 1513 1. to leave undone ; neglect 2. to let pass without mention or notice ; omit 3. to suspend indefinitely …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 pretermit — /priytarmit/ To pretermit is to pass by, to omit or to disregard, e.g., failure of testator to mention his children in his will …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 7 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

  • 8 pretermit — verb To intentionally disregard something, allow it to go unnoticed, or change the subject in response to someones comment; to omit or fail to carry out something; to prematurely terminate or interrupt something …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 pretermit — prɪːtÉ™(r) mɪt v. omit, exclude; overlook, neglect; ignore, disregard …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 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

  • 11 pretermit — pre·ter·mit …

    English syllables

  • 12 pretermit — pre•ter•mit [[t]ˌpri tərˈmɪt[/t]] v. t. mit•ted, mit•ting 1) to let pass without notice; disregard 2) to leave undone; neglect; omit 3) to suspend or interrupt • Etymology: 1505–15; < L praetermittere=praeter preter +mittere to let go, send… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 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

  • 14 pretermit —   v.t. omit; neglect; interrupt.    ♦ pretermission, n …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 15 pretermit — To fail to take note of a person. To omit a person particularly one s child from one s will. 57 Am J1st Wills § 573 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 16 pretermit — v.tr. (pretermitted, pretermitting) formal 1 omit to mention (a fact etc.). 2 omit to do or perform; neglect. 3 leave off (a custom or continuous action) for a time. Derivatives: pretermission n. Etymology: L praetermittere (as PRETER , mittere… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 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

  • 18 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

  • 19 neglect — ne·glect n: a disregard of duty resulting from carelessness, indifference, or willfulness; esp: a failure to provide a child under one s care with proper food, clothing, shelter, supervision, medical care, or emotional stability compare abuse 2,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 20 disregard — I (lack of respect) noun affront, aloofness, bad manners, belittlement, callousness, contempt, contemptousness, contumely, depreciation, discourtesy, disdain, disesteem, disfavor, dishonor, disobedience, disregardfulness, disrespect, heedlessness …

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