1. To let go; to leave unmentioned; not to insert or name; to drop. "These personal comparisons I omit." (Bacon)

2. To pass by; to forbear or fail to perform or to make use of; to leave undone; to neglect. "Her father omitted nothing in her education that might make her the most accomplished woman of her age." (Addison)

Origin: L. Omittere, omissum; ob (see Ob- + mittere to cause to go, let go, send. See Mission.

(01 Mar 1998)

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