Definition of omit verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    omit

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//əˈmɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈmɪt//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they omit
    BrE BrE//əˈmɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈmɪt//
     
    he / she / it omits
    BrE BrE//əˈmɪts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈmɪts//
     
    past simple omitted
    BrE BrE//əˈmɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈmɪtɪd//
     
    past participle omitted
    BrE BrE//əˈmɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈmɪtɪd//
     
    -ing form omitting
    BrE BrE//əˈmɪtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈmɪtɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1to not include something/somebody, either deliberately or because you have forgotten it/them synonym leave somebody/something out omit something/somebody If you are a student, you can omit questions 16–18. omit something/somebody from something People were surprised that Smith was omitted from the team.
  2. 2omit to do something to not do or fail to do something She omitted to mention that they were staying the night.
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin omittere, from ob- ‘down’ + mittere ‘let go’.Extra examples He was controversially omitted from the World Cup side. Some important details were deliberately omitted from the report. The acknowledgements were inadvertently omitted from the article. This fact had been conveniently omitted from his account of events. This scene is usually cut down or omitted altogether.
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