Definitions for omissionoʊˈmɪʃ ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•mis•sionoʊˈmɪʃ ən(n.)

  1. the act of omitting.

  2. the state of being omitted.

  3. something left out, not done, or neglected.

Origin of omission:

1350–1400; ME < LL omissiō < L omitt(ere) to let go (see omit )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. omission, skip(noun)

    a mistake resulting from neglect

  2. omission(noun)

    something that has been omitted

    "she searched the table for omissions"

  3. omission, deletion(noun)

    any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases

  4. omission(noun)

    neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. omission(noun)ʊˈmɪʃ ən

    sb or sth that has not been included

    several omissions in the list of names; the omission of two players from the team

  2. omissionʊˈmɪʃ ən

    a very noticeable and disappointing omission

    There was one glaring omission in his speech - the failure to thank his closest aide.


  1. omission(Noun)

    The act of omitting.

  2. omission(Noun)

    The act of neglecting to perform an action one has an obligation to do.

  3. omission(Noun)

    Something deleted or left out.

  4. omission(Noun)

    Something not done or neglected.

  5. omission(Noun)

    The shortening of a word or phrase, using an apostrophe ( ' ) to replace the missing letters, often used to approximate the sound of speech or a specific dialect.

Translations for omission

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


something that has been left out

I have made several omissions in the list of names.

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