What does obit mean?

Definitions for obitoʊˈbɪt; esp. Brit. ˈɒb ɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word obit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obituary, obit, necrology(noun)

    a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography


  1. Obit(n.)

    Same as obituary; -- by shortenting.

  2. Origin: [OF. obit, L. obitus, fr. obire to go against, to go to meet, (sc. mortem) to die; ob (see Ob-) + ire to go. See Issue.]


  1. obit(Noun)

    an obituary

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obit(noun)

    death; decease; the date of one's death

  2. Obit(noun)

    a funeral solemnity or office; obsequies

  3. Obit(noun)

    a service for the soul of a deceased person on the anniversary of the day of his death

  4. Origin: [OF. obit, L. obitus, fr. obire to go against, to go to meet, (sc. mortem) to die; ob (see Ob-) + ire to go. See Issue.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obit

    ō′bit, or ob′it, n. death: the fact or the date of death: funeral ceremonies: the anniversary of a person's death, or a service at such time.—adj. Obit′ual, pertaining to obits.—adv. Obit′uarily.—n. Obit′uarist, a writer of obituaries.—adj. Obit′uary, relating to the death of a person or persons.—n. a register of deaths (orig.) in a monastery: an account of a deceased person, or a notice of his death. [Fr.,—L. obitusobīreob, to, īre, to go.]

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Anagrams for obit »

  1. biot , B. I. O. T.

  2. B. I. O. T.

  3. Biot


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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