Alternative formsEdit


For *ommittō, from ob- +‎ mittō.



omittō (present infinitive omittere, perfect active omīsī, supine omissum); third conjugation

  1. (transitive) I let go, let fall or let loose
    Synonyms: parcō, praetereō, permittō, āmittō, remittō, ēmittō, immittō, trānsmittō, neglegō
  2. (transitive) I lay aside, give up, abandon, neglect or disregard
    Synonyms: dēserō, relinquō, dēdō, concēdō, dēcēdō, dēstituō, dēficiō, oblīvīscor, cēdō, linquō, dēsinō, dissimulō, trādō, trānsmittō, addīcō, praetereō, neglegō, pōnō, reddō, remittō, permittō, tribuō
  3. (transitive) I omit, leave out (in speech or writing)


   Conjugation of omittō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present omittō omittis omittit omittimus omittitis omittunt
imperfect omittēbam omittēbās omittēbat omittēbāmus omittēbātis omittēbant
future omittam omittēs omittet omittēmus omittētis omittent
perfect omīsī omīsistī omīsit omīsimus omīsistis omīsērunt,
pluperfect omīseram omīserās omīserat omīserāmus omīserātis omīserant
future perfect omīserō omīseris omīserit omīserimus omīseritis omīserint
passive present omittor omitteris,
omittitur omittimur omittiminī omittuntur
imperfect omittēbar omittēbāris,
omittēbātur omittēbāmur omittēbāminī omittēbantur
future omittar omittēris,
omittētur omittēmur omittēminī omittentur
perfect omissus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect omissus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect omissus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present omittam omittās omittat omittāmus omittātis omittant
imperfect omitterem omitterēs omitteret omitterēmus omitterētis omitterent
perfect omīserim omīserīs omīserit omīserīmus omīserītis omīserint
pluperfect omīsissem omīsissēs omīsisset omīsissēmus omīsissētis omīsissent
passive present omittar omittāris,
omittātur omittāmur omittāminī omittantur
imperfect omitterer omitterēris,
omitterētur omitterēmur omitterēminī omitterentur
perfect omissus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect omissus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present omitte omittite
future omittitō omittitō omittitōte omittuntō
passive present omittere omittiminī
future omittitor omittitor omittuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives omittere omīsisse omissūrum esse omittī omissum esse omissum īrī
participles omittēns omissūrus omissus omittendus,
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
omittendī omittendō omittendum omittendō omissum omissū

Derived termsEdit


  • Catalan: ometre
  • English: omit
  • French: omettre
  • Italian: omettere
  • Middle English: omitten, omisen


  • omitto”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • omitto”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • omitto in Enrico Olivetti, editor (2003-2022) Dizionario Latino, Olivetti Media Communication
  • omitto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to lose, let slip an opportunity: occasionem praetermittere, amittere (through carelessness), omittere (deliberately), dimittere (through indifference)
    • to banish one's fears: abicere, omittere timorem
    • I avoid mentioning...; I prefer not to touch upon..: omitto dicere
    • putting aside, except: ut omittam c. Accus.
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN