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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Omit  \O*mit"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Omitted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Omitting}.]  [L.  omittere,  omissum  ob  (see  {Ob-}  +  mittere 
  to  cause  to  go  let  go  send  See  {Mission}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  omit 
  v  1:  prevent  from  being  included  or  considered  or  accepted;  "The 
  bad  results  were  excluded  from  the  report";  "Leave  off 
  the  top  piece"  [syn:  {exclude},  {except},  {leave  out},  {leave 
  off},  {take  out}]  [ant:  {include}] 
  2:  leave  undone  or  leave  out  "How  could  I  miss  that  typo?"; 
  "The  workers  on  the  conveyor  belt  miss  one  out  of  ten" 
  [syn:  {neglect},  {drop},  {miss},  {leave  out},  {overlook}, 
  {overleap}]  [ant:  {attend  to}] 




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