transitive verb \ˈstet\

Definition of STET

:  to direct retention of (a word or passage previously ordered to be deleted or omitted from a manuscript or printer's proof) by annotating usually with the word stet

Origin of STET

Latin, let it stand, from stare to stand — more at stand
First Known Use: 1875

Rhymes with STET


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