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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

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

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

General statements omit what we really want to know. Example: some horses run faster than others.
Mason Cooley

The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
William Jennings Bryan
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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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