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For *ommittō, from ob- +‎ mittō.

Alternative forms[edit]



omittō (present infinitive omittere, perfect active omīsī, supine omissum); third conjugation

  1. I let go, let fall or let loose
  2. I lay aside, give up, neglect or disregard
  3. I omit, leave out (in speech or writing)


   Conjugation of omitto (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present omittō omittis omittit omittimus omittitis omittunt
imperfect omittēbam omittēbās omittēbat omittēbāmus omittēbātis omittēbant
future omittam omittēs omittet omittēmus omittētis omittent
perfect omīsī omīsistī omīsit omīsimus omīsistis omīsērunt, omīsēre
pluperfect omīseram omīserās omīserat omīserāmus omīserātis omīserant
future perfect omīserō omīseris omīserit omīserimus omīseritis omīserint
passive present omittor omitteris, omittere omittitur omittimur omittiminī omittuntur
imperfect omittēbar omittēbāris, omittēbāre omittēbātur omittēbāmur omittēbāminī omittēbantur
future omittar omittēris, omittēre omittētur omittēmur omittēminī omittentur
perfect omissus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect omissus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect omissus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present omittam omittās omittat omittāmus omittātis omittant
imperfect omitterem omitterēs omitteret omitterēmus omitterētis omitterent
perfect omīserim omīserīs omīserit omīserīmus omīserītis omīserint
pluperfect omīsissem omīsissēs omīsisset omīsissēmus omīsissētis omīsissent
passive present omittar omittāris, omittāre omittātur omittāmur omittāminī omittantur
imperfect omitterer omitterēris, omitterēre omitterētur omitterēmur omitterēminī omitterentur
perfect omissus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect omissus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present omitte omittite
future omittitō omittitō omittitōte omittuntō
passive present omittere omittiminī
future omittitor omittitor omittuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives omittere omīsisse omissūrus esse omittī omissus esse omissum īrī
participles omittēns omissūrus omissus omittendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
omittere omittendī omittendō omittendum omissum omissū



  • omitto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • omitto in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • omitto” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to lose, let slip an opportunity: occasionem praetermittere, amittere (through carelessness), omittere (deliberately), dimittere (through indifference)
    • to banish one's fears: abicere, omittere timorem
    • I avoid mentioning...; I prefer not to touch upon..: omitto dicere
    • putting aside, except: ut omittam c. Accus.
  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press