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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

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

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

Omit needless words.
William Strunk, Jr.

You're not a historian, but most historians will tell you that they make very discrete judgment as to what facts to omit in order to make their book into some shape, some length that can be managed.
Oliver Stone

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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