Etymology
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omit (v.)

early 15c., omitten, "fail to use or do, fail or neglect to mention or speak of, to disregard," 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.

Origin and meaning of omit

updated on October 13, 2021

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Definitions of omit from WordNet

omit (v.)
prevent from being included or considered or accepted;
Synonyms: exclude / except / leave out / leave off / take out
omit (v.)
leave undone or leave out;
Synonyms: neglect / pretermit / drop / miss / leave out / overlook / overleap
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.