tr.v. o·mit·ted, o·mit·ting, o·mits
1. To fail to include or mention; leave out: omitted an important detail from the report.
a. To fail or neglect to do (something): omitted his daily walk during our visit.
b. To fail or neglect (to do something): I omitted to mention that I don't eat meat.
[Middle English omitten, from Latin omittere : ob-, against, away; see OB- + mittere, to send.]
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