omit

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Omit \O*mit"\, verb (used with an object) [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.

These personal comparisons I omit. --Bacon.

2. To forbear or fail to perform or to make use of; to leave undone; to neglect; to pass over.

Her father omitted nothing in her education that might make her the most accomplished woman of her age. --Addison.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

omit

verb

1: prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece" [syn: {exclude}, {except}, {leave out}, {leave off}, {omit}, {take out}] [ant: {include}]

2: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten" [syn: {neglect}, {pretermit}, {omit}, {drop}, {miss}, {leave out}, {overlook}, {overleap}] [ant: {attend to}, {take to heart}]


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