Definition of "omit" []

  • To fail to include or mention; leave out: omit a word. (verb-transitive)
  • To pass over; neglect. (verb-transitive)
  • To desist or fail in doing; forbear. (verb-transitive)
  • To neglect to do or include (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To fail (to do something) (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "omit" in a sentence
  • "One of the things D&D seems to omit is how Godawful strong animals are."
  • "What some people tend to omit is that these good decisions did not make themselves, they were made by the current members of the Plainfield Board of Education."
  • "On this account we recommend to omit from the Swedish draft the paragraphs 5, 6, 8, 11, 16, and 19."