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"
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"
To leave out or exclude. (most common usage)
To fail to perform.
To neglect or take no notice of. (Obscure)
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’.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-mit′, v.t. to leave out: to neglect: to fail: to make no use of:—pr.p. omit′ting; pa.t. and pa.p. omit′ted.—adj. Omiss′ible, that may be omitted.—n. Omiss′ion, act of omitting: the neglect or failure to do something required: that which is left out.—adj. Omiss′ive, omitting or leaving out.—n. Omit′tance, the act of omitting: the state of being omitted: forbearance. [L. omittĕre, omissum—ob, away, mittĕre, to send.]
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'omit' in Verbs Frequency: #849
The numerical value of omit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of omit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
The jharokha windows are an integral part of Indian architecture, you can't omit them.
Since the beginning of time man has done three things when he communicates both in speaking and in the written form. He will Generalize, Omit & Exaggerate.
I may not here omit those two main plagues, and common dotages of human kind, wine and women, which have infatuated and besotted myriads of people. They go commonly together.
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- ometreCatalan, Valencian
- weglassen, auslassenGerman
- [[jättää]] [[pois]]Finnish
- 省略, 抜かすJapanese
- whakamutu, whāmutuMāori
- verwaarlozen, weglatenDutch
- hoppe over, unntaNorwegian
- opuszczać, pominąć, opuścić, pomijaćPolish
- omite, a lăsa la o parte, neglijaRomanian
- пропускать, игнорировать, упускать, пренебрегать, включать, пренебречь, включить, пропустить, проигнорировать, упуститьRussian
- ihmal etmek, hariç bırakmakTurkish
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