pretermit
pre·ter·mit /ˌprē-tər-'mit/ vt -mit·ted, -mit·ting [Latin praetermittere, from praeter by, past + mittere to let go, send]: to let pass without mention or notice see also pretermitted heir at heir

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

pretermit
I verb abandon, avoid, bypass, cast aside, disregard, forget, gloss over, ignore, lay aside, leave, leave out, leave undone, let pass, miss, neglect, not care for, omit, overlook, pass, pass over, pay no attention to, pay no regard to, put aside, put off, shelve, skip, slight, suspend associated concepts: pretermitted heir II index defer (put off), disregard, neglect

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


pretermit
v.
To omit, especially to omit a child or heir from a will, usually in cases where the child or heir was not born when the will was created.
n.
pretermission

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • Pretermit — Pre ter*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pretermitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pretermitting}.] [L. praetermittere, praetermissum; praeter beyond + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] To pass by; to omit; to disregard. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pretermit — (v.) 1510s, from L. praetermittere let pass, overlook, from praeter (see PRETERITE (Cf. preterite)) + mittere (see MISSION (Cf. mission)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pretermit — [prēt΄ər mit′] vt. pretermitted, pretermitting [L praetermittere, to let go by < praeter (see PRETER ) + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to leave out or leave undone; neglect or omit 2. to let pass unnoticed; overlook pretermission… …   English World dictionary

  • pretermit — transitive verb ( mitted; mitting) Etymology: Latin praetermittere, from praeter by, past + mittere to let go, send Date: 1513 1. to leave undone ; neglect 2. to let pass without mention or notice ; omit 3. to suspend indefinitely …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pretermit — /priytarmit/ To pretermit is to pass by, to omit or to disregard, e.g., failure of testator to mention his children in his will …   Black's law dictionary

  • pretermit — pretermission /pree teuhr mish euhn/, n. pretermitter, n. /pree teuhr mit /, v.t., pretermitted, pretermitting. 1. to let pass without notice; disregard. 2. to leave undone; neglect; omit. 3. to suspend or interrupt: The government temporarily… …   Universalium

  • pretermit — verb To intentionally disregard something, allow it to go unnoticed, or change the subject in response to someones comment; to omit or fail to carry out something; to prematurely terminate or interrupt something …   Wiktionary

  • pretermit — prɪːtÉ™(r) mɪt v. omit, exclude; overlook, neglect; ignore, disregard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pretermit — [ˌpri:tə mɪt] verb (pretermits, pretermitting, pretermitted) archaic 1》 omit to do or mention. 2》 abandon for a time. Derivatives pretermission noun Origin C15: from L. praetermittere, from praeter past, beyond + mittere let g …   English new terms dictionary

  • pretermit — pre·ter·mit …   English syllables

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