- to leave out; fail to include or mention: to omit a name from a list.
- to forbear or fail to do, make, use, send, etc.: to omit a greeting.
Origin of omit
Related Words for omitprohibit, edit, skip, overlook, withhold, ignore, eliminate, bypass, disregard, discard, neglect, delete, trim, cut, bar, slight, repudiate, preclude, dismiss, except
Examples from the Web for omit
Contemporary Examples of omit
Sister Cristina's lyrics also omit such lines as, “Feels so good inside, when you hold me, and your heart beats, and you love me.”What Does a Pop-Star Nun Sing? Madonna’s ‘Like A Virgin,’ Of Course
Barbie Latza Nadeau
October 21, 2014
Until fairly recently, Miller said that the Air Force used to allow its troops to omit the “so help me God” phrase.U.S. Air Force: Swear to God—or Get Out
September 8, 2014
Israeli history book fail to mention the Palestinian Nakba; Palestinians omit the Holocaust.Palestinian and Israeli Citizens Bypass Their Governments in Search for Peace
Evie M. Salomon
August 17, 2013
But she does omit some curious facts that could cause some to wonder what else she left out.Revealed: The Softer Side of Amanda Knox
Barbie Latza Nadeau
April 30, 2013
And if you omit "abortion" from your reporting, you'll be hearing from us.Why Isn't the Trial of Abortionist Kermit Gosnell on Every Front Page in America?
April 12, 2013
Historical Examples of omit
When hare soup is made in this last manner, omit using the blood.
But if brought to table in bottles, the company can use it or omit it as they please.
I must not omit to notice the heating stones, or “pot-boilers.”
The meeting in the chapter-house we must not omit to describe.
You will allow me to omit all description of land and people in Egypt and its dependencies.Freeland
- to neglect to do or include
- to fail (to do something)
Word Origin for omit
early 15c., from Latin omittere "let go, let fall," figuratively "lay aside, disregard," from assimilated form of ob (here perhaps intensive) + mittere "let go, send" (see mission). Related: Omitted; omitting.