verb (used with object), o·mit·ted, o·mit·ting.
Origin of omit
Examples from the Web for omitting
By omitting LGBT contestants, ABC is missing out on a huge demographic.
Omitting the latter would have been a catastrophic mistake by the Pentagon.Why Can’t America’s Newest Stealth Jet Land Like It’s Supposed To?|Bill Sweetman|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both keep up the appearance of gaining ground, often omitting or altering facts.
Omitting health status as a control variable increases the estimated hazard ratio to 1.10 (95 percent CI, 1.03–1.19).
Also omitting smoking status and body mass index increases the hazard ratio to 1.20 (95 percent CI, 1.15–1.24).
By omitting the extra lining for the bed, I save almost the weight of the cot.Notes of a War Correspondent|Richard Harding Davis
Well, let us now bid farewell to the Heath Chapel, not omitting to notice the old Gothic hinges upon its oaken door, now alas!Nooks and Corners of Shropshire|H. Thornhill Timmins
Sir: I have many apologies to make for omitting so long to acknowledge the receipt of your obliging favour of the 10th of July.The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876|J. F. Loubat, LL.D.
In this collection, omitting minor celebrities, were to be seen George IV.Cremorne and the Later London Gardens|Warwick Wroth
The main defect of the Bill is its omitting to deal with Trinity College.Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry|Thomas Davis
British Dictionary definitions for omitting
verb omits, omitting or omitted (tr)
Word Origin for omit
Word Origin and History for omitting
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.