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omit

o·mit

omit

 
pronunciation:
o mIt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: omits, omitted, omitting
definition 1: to not include (something) through neglect or by decision; leave out.
On the invitations, I unfortunately omitted the time that the party will begin.The paper was getting too long, so she omitted a few paragraphs.Why was his name omitted from the list?We omitted going to the museum because there was not enough time.
synonyms:
edit out, except, exclude
antonyms:
embrace, include
similar words:
bar, blue-pencil, cross off, cross out, delete, drop, elide, jump, overlook, rule out, skip
definition 2: to neglect to do or refrain from doing.
The security guard omitted to check the rear entrance.She omitted to tell them that she was coming.
synonyms:
neglect
similar words:
avoid, forget, refrain from, shirk
Word Parts
The word omit contains the following parts:
o- Latin prefix that means towards; against; away
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The prefix o- is an assimilated form of ob-.
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