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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Omit


OMIT', verb transitive [Latin omitto; ob and mitto, to send.]

1. To leave, pass by or neglect; to fail or forbear to do or to use; as, to omit an opportunity of writing a letter. To omit known duty is criminal.

2. To leave out; not to insert or mention; as, to omit an important word in a deed; to omit invidious comparisons; to omit a passage in reading or transcribing.