What does omit mean?
Definitions for omit
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word omit.
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"
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"
To leave out or exclude. (most common usage)
To fail to perform.
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’.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: omitto, Lat.
These personal comparisons I omit, because I would say nothing that may favour of a spirit of flattery. Francis Bacon.
Great Cato there, for gravity renown’d,
Who can omit the Gracchi, who declare
The Scipio’s worth? John Dryden, Æn. vi.
Her father omitted nothing in her education, that might make her the most accomplished woman of her age. Addis.
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.]
What does OMIT stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the OMIT acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'omit' in Verbs Frequency: #849
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The numerical value of omit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of omit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of omit in a Sentence
The new guidance is a good start because it closes some of the loopholes that have permitted judges and justices to omit certain perks from their annual disclosures.
This lightened-up vegan carrot cake bread is the perfect snack when you want something a little sweet yet healthy, pro tip : add an extra quarter-cup of brown sugar for a sweeter bread fit for dessert. To keep it on the lighter side, omit the icing.
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.
This recipe for Summer Corn Salsa is great for summer because it uses seasonal ingredients and flavors to make a dip that everyone will love, if you don't want your recipe to be spicy, you can omit the jalapeño. If you prefer more spice, do not remove the jalapeño seeds when prepping.
Henry David Thoreau, Vol. 2, p.318 Houghton Mifflin:
Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
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- ometreCatalan, Valencian
- auslassen, weglassenGerman
- [[jättää]] [[pois]]Finnish
- छोड़ देनाHindi
- kihagyja, kihagyHungarian
- 省略, 省略する, 抜かすJapanese
- whāmutu, whakamutuMāori
- weglaten, verwaarlozenDutch
- hoppe over, unntaNorwegian
- pominąć, opuszczać, opuścić, pomijaćPolish
- a lăsa la o parte, omite, neglijaRomanian
- пропустить, пропускать, игнорировать, упускать, пренебрегать, включать, упустить, пренебречь, проигнорировать, включитьRussian
- atlamak, ihmal etmek, hariç bırakmakTurkish
- چھوڑ دوUrdu
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