Definition of


  1. (verb, cognition) leave undone or leave out
    The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten
  2. (verb, cognition) prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    Leave off the top piece

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Alternate forms of Omit

Derivations: omissible, omission, omissive

Hyponyms: elide, forget, jump, pass over, skip, skip over

Hypernyms: do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of

Origin of the word Omit

  1. early 15c., from L. omittere "lay aside, disregard, let go," from ob (here perhaps intensive) + mittere "let go, send." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Omit

oenanthe, omayyad, ommiad, omomyid, on hand, on it, on one hand, on that, on the dot, on the way, one-eyed, one-handed, one-ninth, oneida, owned

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