pretermit


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pre·ter·mit

 (prē′tər-mĭt′)
tr.v. pre·ter·mit·ted, pre·ter·mit·ting, pre·ter·mits
1. To disregard intentionally or allow to pass unnoticed or unmentioned.
2. To fail to do or include; omit.
3. To interrupt or terminate.

[Latin praetermittere : praeter, beyond; see preterite + mittere, to let go.]

pre′ter·mis′sion (-mĭsh′ən) n.
pre′ter·mit′ter n.

pretermit

(ˌpriːtəˈmɪt)
vb (tr) , -mits, -mitting or -mitted
1. to overlook intentionally; disregard
2. to fail to do; neglect; omit
[C16: from Latin praetermittere to let pass, from preter- + mittere to send, release]
pretermission n
ˌpreterˈmitter n

pre•ter•mit

(ˌpri tərˈmɪt)

v.t. -mit•ted, -mit•ting.
1. to let pass without notice; disregard.
2. to leave undone; neglect; omit.
3. to suspend or interrupt.
[1505–15; < Latin praetermittere=praeter- preter- + mittere to let go, send]
pre`ter•mis′sion (-ˈmɪʃ ən) n.
pre`ter•mit′ter, n.

pretermit

- To pass over or ignore something.
See also related terms for ignore.

pretermit


Past participle: pretermitted
Gerund: pretermitting

Imperative
pretermit
pretermit
Present
I pretermit
you pretermit
he/she/it pretermits
we pretermit
you pretermit
they pretermit
Preterite
I pretermitted
you pretermitted
he/she/it pretermitted
we pretermitted
you pretermitted
they pretermitted
Present Continuous
I am pretermitting
you are pretermitting
he/she/it is pretermitting
we are pretermitting
you are pretermitting
they are pretermitting
Present Perfect
I have pretermitted
you have pretermitted
he/she/it has pretermitted
we have pretermitted
you have pretermitted
they have pretermitted
Past Continuous
I was pretermitting
you were pretermitting
he/she/it was pretermitting
we were pretermitting
you were pretermitting
they were pretermitting
Past Perfect
I had pretermitted
you had pretermitted
he/she/it had pretermitted
we had pretermitted
you had pretermitted
they had pretermitted
Future
I will pretermit
you will pretermit
he/she/it will pretermit
we will pretermit
you will pretermit
they will pretermit
Future Perfect
I will have pretermitted
you will have pretermitted
he/she/it will have pretermitted
we will have pretermitted
you will have pretermitted
they will have pretermitted
Future Continuous
I will be pretermitting
you will be pretermitting
he/she/it will be pretermitting
we will be pretermitting
you will be pretermitting
they will be pretermitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pretermitting
you have been pretermitting
he/she/it has been pretermitting
we have been pretermitting
you have been pretermitting
they have been pretermitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pretermitting
you will have been pretermitting
he/she/it will have been pretermitting
we will have been pretermitting
you will have been pretermitting
they will have been pretermitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pretermitting
you had been pretermitting
he/she/it had been pretermitting
we had been pretermitting
you had been pretermitting
they had been pretermitting
Conditional
I would pretermit
you would pretermit
he/she/it would pretermit
we would pretermit
you would pretermit
they would pretermit
Past Conditional
I would have pretermitted
you would have pretermitted
he/she/it would have pretermitted
we would have pretermitted
you would have pretermitted
they would have pretermitted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.pretermit - disregard intentionally or let pass
disregard, ignore, neglect - give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"
2.pretermit - leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
forget - forget to do something; "Don't forget to call the chairman of the board to the meeting!"
pass over, skip, skip over, jump - bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
References in classic literature ?
In fact, the old lady declined altogether to hear his hour's lecture of an evening; and when she came to Queen's Crawley alone, he was obliged to pretermit his usual devotional exercises.
I have been led farther than I had foreseen, and various subjects for annotation have presented themselves which, though I have no direct need of them, I could not pretermit.
Stevens, (217) the Court justified its decision to pretermit Eleventh Amendment immunity based partly on the fact that doing so would not "permit the court to pronounce upon any issue, or upon the rights of any person, beyond the issues and persons that would be reached" otherwise.
52) In this light, a different solution that allows the agencies and challenging entities to reach a mutually agreeable solution and that relies upon alternative means of dispute resolution (53) in the event of a disagreement may pretermit the need for a formal petition for rulemaking, though that device would remain available as a last resort.
I pretermit addressing these arguments for two reasons: deontological arguments can cut both ways.
436) Where an interpretation of a state constitutional affirmative right would create a conflict with overriding federal law, the best course of action for the court is to pretermit the state constitutional issue with the case being controlled by the federal law, rather than embracing an unnecessary conflict.
factual" question in order to pretermit a constitutional