- To omit is to leave something out or to fail to do something.
An example of to omit is to tell your spouse about your trip but you fail to mention that you lost your wallet.
omit definition by Webster's New World
- omitter noun
omit definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb o·mit·ted, o·mit·ting, o·mits
- To fail to include or mention; leave out: omit a word.
- a. To pass over; neglect.b. To desist or fail in doing; forbear.
Origin: Middle English omitten, from Latin omittere : ob-, against, away; see ob- + mittere, to send.