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Meaning of OBIT

Pronunciation:  'owbit

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography

OBIT is a 4 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: necrology, obituary
 See Also: announcement, promulgation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\O"bit\, n. [OF. obit, L. obitus, fr. obire to go against,
to go to meet, (sc. mortem) to die; ob (see Ob-) + ire to go.
See {Issue}.]
1. Death; decease; the date of one's death. --Wood.

2. A funeral solemnity or office; obsequies.

3. A service for the soul of a deceased person on the
   anniversary of the day of his death.

         The emoluments and advantages from oblations, obits,
         and other sources, increased in value. --Milman.

{Post obit} [L. post obitum]. See {Post-obit}.