verb \ō-ˈmit, ə-\

: to leave out (someone or something) : to not include (someone or something)

: to fail to do (something)


Full Definition of OMIT

transitive verb
:  to leave out or leave unmentioned <omits one important detail>
:  to leave undone :  fail
obsolete :  disregard
obsolete :  give up

Examples of OMIT

  1. Please don't omit any details.
  2. <you must not omit mentioning the sources you used in researching your paper>

Origin of OMIT

Middle English omitten, from Latin omittere, from ob- toward + mittere to let go, send — more at ob-
First Known Use: 15th century


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