What does omit mean?

Definitions for omit
oʊˈmɪtomit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take outverb

    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, overleapverb

    leave undone or leave out

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

Wiktionary

  1. omitverb

    To leave out or exclude. (most common usage)

    Etymology: (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’.

  2. omitverb

    To fail to perform.

    Etymology: (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’.

  3. omitverb

    To neglect or take no notice of. (Obscure)

    Etymology: (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

  1. Omit

    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, omissumob, away, mittĕre, to send.]

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of omit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of omit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of omit in a Sentence

  1. Facebook Inc -LRB- FB.O -RRB-:

    This policy does not extend to content that is parody or satire, or video that has been edited solely to omit or change the order of words.

  2. Sandeep Khandelwal:

    The jharokha windows are an integral part of Indian architecture, you can't omit them.

  3. Henry David Thoreau, Vol. 2, p.318 Houghton Mifflin:

    Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.

  4. Tom Zegan:

    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.

  5. Robert Burton:

    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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