from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To disregard intentionally or allow to pass unnoticed or unmentioned.
- transitive v. To fail to do or include; omit.
- transitive v. To interrupt or terminate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To intentionally disregard something, allow it to go unnoticed, or change the subject in response to someone's comment; to omit or fail to carry out something; to prematurely terminate or interrupt something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To pass by; to omit; to disregard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To let pass: permit to go by unused or not turned to account.
- To omit; leave unnoticed or unmentioned; disregard; overlook.
- To leave undone; neglect to do, make, or perform.
- To render ineffectual.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. disregard intentionally or let pass
- v. leave undone or leave out
Latin praetermittere : praeter, beyond; see preterit + mittere, to let go.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin praetermitto. (Wiktionary)