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omit

[ oh-mit ]
/ oʊˈmɪt /
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verb (used with object), o·mit·ted, o·mit·ting.
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.
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Origin of omit

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English omitten, from Latin omittere “to let go,” equivalent to o- prefix meaning “to, toward, over, etc.” (see o2-) + mittere “to send“

OTHER WORDS FROM omit

o·mit·ter, nounpre·o·mit, verb (used with object), pre·o·mit·ted, pre·o·mit·ting.
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How to use omit in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for omit

omit
/ (əʊˈmɪt) /

verb omits, omitting or omitted (tr)
to neglect to do or include
to fail (to do something)

Derived forms of omit

omissible (əʊˈmɪsɪbəl), adjectiveomitter, noun

Word Origin for omit

C15: from Latin omittere, from ob- away + mittere to send
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