From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Omit \O*mit"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Omitted; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Omitting.] [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
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            These personal comparisons I omit.    --Bacon.
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   2. To forbear or fail to perform or to make use of; to leave
      undone; to neglect; to pass over.
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            Her father omitted nothing in her education that
            might make her the most accomplished woman of her
            age.                                  --Addison.
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