omit

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See also: omît

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

At least by 1422, from late Middle English omitten, borrowed from Latin omittere, present active infinitive of omittō (to let go), from ob- + mittō (to send), but also had the connotations “to fail to perform” and “to neglect”.

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  • IPA(key): /ɵˈmɪt/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪt

Verb[edit]

omit (third-person singular simple present omits, present participle omitting, simple past and past participle omitted)

  1. (transitive) To leave out or exclude.
  2. (transitive) To fail to perform.
  3. (transitive, rare) To neglect or take no notice of.

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Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

omit

  1. Second-person singular indicative present form of omia.
  2. Second-person singular indicative past form of omia.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

omit

  1. third-person singular past historic of omettre