OMIT

neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap

(verb) leave undone or leave out; “How could I miss that typo?”; “The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten”

exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take out

(verb) prevent from being included or considered or accepted; “The bad results were excluded from the report”; “Leave off the top piece”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Verb

omit (third-person singular simple present omits, present participle omitting, simple past and past participle omitted)

(transitive) To leave out or exclude.

(transitive) To fail to perform.

(transitive, rare) To neglect or take no notice of.

Synonyms

• (leave out or exclude): leave off, miss out; see also omit

• (fail to perform)

• (take no notice of): disregard, ignore, pass, turn a blind eye

Anagrams

• Mito, mito

Source: Wiktionary


O*mit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Omitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Omitting.] Etym: [L. omittere, omissum; ob (see Ob- + mittere to cause to go, let go, send. See Mission.]

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.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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Coffee Trivia

According to Guinness World Records, the most massive cup of coffee contained 22,739.14 liters and was created by Alcaldía Municipal de Chinchiná (Colombia) at Parque de Bolívar, Chinchiná, Caldas, Colombia, on 15 June 2019. Fifty people worked for more than a month to build this giant cup. The drink prepared was Arabic coffee.

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