Definition of Pretermit

1. Verb. Disregard intentionally or let pass.

Generic synonyms: Disregard, Ignore, Neglect
Derivative terms: Pretermission



2. Verb. Leave undone or leave out. "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
Exact synonyms: Drop, Leave Out, Miss, Neglect, Omit, Overleap, Overlook
Specialized synonyms: Forget, Jump, Pass Over, Skip, Skip Over
Antonyms: Attend To
Derivative terms: Neglect, Neglecter, Omissible, Omission, Omission, Omissive, Pretermission

Definition of Pretermit

1. v. t. To pass by; to omit; to disregard.

Definition of Pretermit

1. Verb. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pretermit

1. [v -MITTED, -MITTING, -MITS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pretermit

preterition
preteritions
preteritive
preteritness
preterits
preterlapsed
preterlegal
preterm
preterm baby
preterm infant
preterminal
pretermination
preterminations
pretermission
pretermissions
pretermit (current term)
pretermits
pretermitted
pretermitted child
pretermitted children
pretermitted heir
pretermitted heirs
pretermitted spouse
pretermitted spouses
pretermitting
preterms
preternatural
preternaturalism
preternaturality
preternaturally

Literary usage of Pretermit

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1. The new and complete dictionary of the English languageby John Ash by John Ash (1795)
"... (i. from pretermit) The аи of ... pretermit'ifd ( p. frcm pretermit) ... pretermit'ting (pa from ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"(cant), pretermit, waste, dice. Antonyms: see CLEAR, RECOVER, WIN. loss, nl See RUIN. 4. See AMOUR, LIKING. love, ยป. t. 1. belove (chiefly in passive), ..."

3. Passages from the French and Italian Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1899)
"We mean to visit this to-morrow; so I may pretermit further mention of it here. We passed Vevay, and Clarens, which, methought, was particularly picturesque ..."

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