Definitions for omitoʊˈmɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•mitoʊˈmɪt(v.t.)o•mit•ted, o•mit•ting.

  1. to leave out; fail to include.

  2. to forbear or fail (to do, make, use, send, etc.).

Origin of omit:

1400–50; < L omittere to let go =o-o-2+mittere to send


Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take out(verb)

    prevent from being included or considered or accepted

    "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"

  2. neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap(verb)

    leave undone or leave out

    "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. omit(verb)ʊˈmɪt

    to not include

    Several offensive words have been omitted.

  2. omitʊˈmɪt

    to forget to

    They omitted to inform us of their new address.


  1. omit(Verb)

    To leave out or exclude. (most common usage)

  2. omit(Verb)

    To fail to perform.

  3. omit(Verb)

    To neglect or take no notice of. (Obscure)

  4. Origin: (at least by 1422) Enters Late Middle English, from Latin omittere which means literally “to let go”, from ob- + mittere (“to send”), but also had the connotations to ‘fail to perform’ and ‘to neglect’.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'omit' in Verbs Frequency: #849

Translations for omit

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to leave out

You can omit the last chapter of the book.

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