- 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 Originlate 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.
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//