What does omission mean?

Definitions for omission
oʊˈmɪʃ ənomis·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. omission, skipnoun

    a mistake resulting from neglect

  2. omissionnoun

    something that has been omitted

    "she searched the table for omissions"

  3. omission, deletionnoun

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

  4. omissionnoun

    neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something

Wiktionary

  1. omissionnoun

    The act of omitting.

  2. omissionnoun

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

  3. omissionnoun

    Something deleted or left out.

  4. omissionnoun

    Something not done or neglected.

  5. omissionnoun

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of omission in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of omission in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of omission in a Sentence

  1. Marya Mannes:

    The great omission in American life is solitude. . . that zone of time and space, free from the outside pressures, which is the incinerator of the spirit.

  2. Joanne Lin:

    From the beginning, this administration has sent the message that State John Sullivan will no longer prioritize efforts to hold the global community to account for human rights, reports of the omission of key passages pertaining to sexual and reproductive rights, women's rights and the rights of marginalized populations, combined with the Administration's deference to known human rights violators like the governments of Saudi Arabia and Turkey, make us skeptical that these reports present a full picture of human rights around the world.

  3. Don Yee:

    Its omission of key facts and lines of inquiry suggest the investigators reached a conclusion first, and then determined so-called facts later.

  4. Adam Lankford:

    This method would result in a near-total omission of relevant news stories outside of the English-speaking part of the world.

  5. Paul Callan:

    Cop shooting cases are always highly controversial and there is an awareness that the omission of any evidence may subject the prosecutor to future public criticism by either the family of the victim or by the police officers involved.

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    (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
    • A. slur
    • B. macron
    • C. preponderance
    • D. meerschaum

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