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
(O*mit"tance) n. The act of omitting, or the state of being omitted; forbearance; neglect. Shak.
(O*mit"ter) n. One who omits. Fuller.
(Om`ma*te"al) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to an ommateum.
(||Om`ma*te"um) n.; pl. Ommatea [NL., fr. Gr. the eye.] (Zoöl.) A compound eye, as of
insects and crustaceans.
(||Om`ma*tid"i*um) n.; pl. Ommatidia [NL., dim. of Gr. the eye.] (Zoöl.) One of the single
eyes forming the compound eyes of crustaceans, insects, and other invertebrates.
(Om"ni-) [L. omnis all.] A combining form denoting all, every, everywhere; as in omnipotent,
(Om"ni*bus) n. [L., for all, dat. pl. from omnis all. Cf. Bus.]
1. A long four-wheeled carriage, having seats for many people; especially, one with seats running lengthwise,
used in conveying passengers short distances.
2. (Glass Making) A sheet-iron cover for articles in a leer or annealing arch, to protect them from drafts.
Omnibus bill, a legislative bill which provides for a number of miscellaneous enactments or appropriations.
[Parliamentary Cant, U.S.] Omnibus box, a large box in a theater, on a level with the stage and
having communication with it. [Eng.] Thackeray.