Omit meaning

ō-mĭt
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.

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To fail to include; leave out.
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To fail to do; neglect.
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(rare) To neglect or take no notice of.
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To leave out or exclude.
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To fail to include or mention; leave out.

Omitted an important detail from the report.

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To fail to perform.
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Origin of omit

  • Middle English omitten from Latin omittere ob- against, away ob– mittere to send

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

  • (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'.

    From Wiktionary