- 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.
- 2omit to do something to not do or fail to do something She omitted to mention that they were staying the night. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin omittere, from ob-
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//