HyperDic: omission

English > 4 senses of the word omission:
NOUNactomission, skipa mistake resulting from neglect
stateomissionsomething that has been omitted
processomission, deletionany process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
cognitionomissionneglecting to do something
omission > pronunciation
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English > omission: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA mistake resulting from neglect.
NarrowerfailureAn unexpected omission
Broadermistake, error, faultA wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
Spanishdescuido, omisión
Catalandescuit, oblit, omissió
Verbsomitleave undone or leave out
omitprevent from being included or considered or accepted
English > omission: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningSomething that has been omitted.
Example"she searched the table for omissions"
Broaderneglect, disuseThe state of something that has been unused and neglected
English > omission: 4 senses > noun 3, process
MeaningAny process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases.
Narroweraphaeresis, apheresis(linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in 'coon' for 'raccoon' or 'till' for 'until'
aphesisThe gradual disappearance of an initial (usually unstressed) vowel / vowel or syllable as in 'squire / squire / squire' for 'esquire'
elisionOmission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)
ellipsis, eclipsisOmission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
Broaderlinguistic processA process involved in human language
Spanishomisión, supresión
Catalanomissió, supressió
English > omission: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
Meaningneglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something.
Narrowerexception, exclusion, elisionA deliberate act of omission
oversight, inadvertenceAn unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something
pretermissionLetting pass without notice
Broaderdisregard, neglectlack of attention and due care
Adjectivesomissivecharacterized by omissions
Verbsomitleave undone or leave out

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