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o·mit

omit

 
 
pronunciation:
o mIt
grammatical pattern:
verb + gerund, verb + inf.
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: omits, omitting, omitted
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.[verb + gerund ]
synonyms:
edit out, except, exclude
antonyms:
embrace, include
similar words:
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.[verb + inf. ] She omitted to tell them that she was coming.[verb + inf. ]
synonyms:
neglect
similar words:
avoid, forget, refrain from, shirk
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