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Definition of Omit


  1. To let go; to leave unmentioned; not to insert or name; to drop.
  2. To pass by; to forbear or fail to perform or to make use of; to leave undone; to neglect.

Omit Quotations

If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water.
Ernest Hemingway

We must learn to regard people less in light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

We are obliged, therefore, to say that whoever speaks that which is foreign to religion is using many words, while he who speaks the words of truth, even should he go over the whole field and omit nothing, is always speaking the one word.

Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
Henry David Thoreau

A memoir is my version of events. My perspective. I choose what to tell and what to omit. I choose the adjectives to describe a situation, and in that sense, I'm creating a form of fiction.
Isabel Allende
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Omit Translations

omit in Danish is udelade
omit in Dutch is achterwege laten, weglaten
omit in French is omettent, omettez, omettre, omettons, omets
omit in German is auslassen, weglassen, unterlasse, auslassen
omit in Italian is omettere, omettere, trascurare
omit in Latin is praetereo
omit in Portuguese is omita
omit in Spanish is omitir, malograr, omitir
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