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dele

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verb de·le \ˈdē-(ˌ)lē\

Definition of dele

deled

deleing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to delete especially from typeset matter

Examples of dele in a sentence

  1. <the proofreader was instructed to dele stray characters and other typos>

Origin and Etymology of dele

Latin, imperative singular of delēre


First Known Use: 1705


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dele

noun de·le

Definition of dele

  1. :  a mark indicating that something is to be deled

Circa 1751

First Known Use of dele

circa 1751


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