What Is Another Way to Say “Leave Out”?

Looking for synonyms for leave out? We’ve got you covered!

Here’s a list of other ways to say leave out.

  • Omit
  • Exclude
  • Overlook
  • Skip
  • Neglect
  • Disregard
  • Miss
  • Bypass
  • Forego
  • Dismiss
  • Pass over
  • Ignore
  • Elide
  • Drop
  • Cut out

Want to learn how to say leave out professionally? Keep reading for examples and use cases.

1. Omit

Used when intentionally or unintentionally leaving something out.

  • Example: “She realized she had omitted an important detail in the report.”

2. Exclude

Appropriate for deliberately not including something or someone.

  • Example: “The analysis excludes data from the preliminary testing phase.”

3. Overlook

Used when accidentally failing to notice or include something.

  • Example: “He overlooked a critical error in the financial forecast.”

4. Skip

Ideal for intentionally leaving something out or not doing it.

  • Example: “We can skip the introductory section in our presentation due to time constraints.”

5. Neglect

Used to indicate failing to include something due to carelessness or inattention.

  • Example: “The team neglected to consider the user feedback in their design update.”

6. Disregard

Appropriate for ignoring or intentionally paying no attention to something.

  • Example: “She chose to disregard the standard procedures in her approach.”

7. Miss

Used when something is not included or addressed by mistake.

  • Example: “He missed including the appendix in the document submission.”

8. Bypass

Ideal for avoiding or going around something.

  • Example: “The manager decided to bypass the usual approval process for expediency.”

9. Forego

Used to choose not to include or do something.

  • Example: “We decided to forego the usual formalities in the interest of time.”

10. Dismiss

Appropriate for deciding something is unworthy of consideration and not including it.

  • Example: “The committee dismissed the idea as irrelevant to the current objectives.”

11. Pass Over

Used when choosing not to include or consider something.

  • Example: “In the meeting, they passed over the suggestion of remote working.”

12. Ignore

Ideal for intentionally not including or considering something.

  • Example: “The project leader ignored the risk assessments in his final plan.”

13. Elide

Used in literary or technical contexts to omit a part of a text or data.

  • Example: “For brevity, the author elided the less important details in the summary.”

14. Drop

Appropriate for leaving something out or stopping its inclusion.

  • Example: “Due to time constraints, they had to drop one of the topics from the seminar.”

15. Cut Out

Used to remove something from something larger.

  • Example: “The editor decided to cut out several scenes from the final version of the film.”

Linda Brown