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1. To let go; to leave unmentioned; not to insert or name; to drop. These personal comparisons I omit. (bacon)

2. To pass by; to forbear or fail to perform or to make use of; to leave undone; to neglect. Her father omitted nothing in her education that might make her the most accomplished woman of her age. (Addison)

Origin: L. Omittere, omissum; ob (see Ob- _ mittere to cause to go, let go, send. See Mission.