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Definition of omit verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//əˈmɪt//
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they omit
    he / she / it omits
    past simple omitted
    -ing form omitting
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  1. 1to not include something or someone, either deliberately or because you have forgotten it/them synonym leave somebody/something out (of something) omit something/somebody If you are a student, you can omit questions 16–18. omit something/somebody from something People were surprised that Sam's name was omitted from the list of honorees.
  2. 2omit to do something to not do or fail to do something She omitted to mention that they were staying the night.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: omit