Obit meaning

ōbĭt, ō-bĭt
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An obituary.
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(Christianity, now historical) A mass or other service held for the soul of a dead person. [from 14th c.]
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A record of a person's death. [from 15th c.]
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(colloquial) An obituary.
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Origin of obit

  • Middle English death, record of date of death from Old French death from Latin obitus obituary

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman obit, Middle French obit, and their source, Latin obitus (“going down; death"), from obÄ«re (“to go down, to die").

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortened from obituary.

    From Wiktionary