elance

transitive verb

ē+
-ed/-ing/-s
archaic
: throw
elance a spear
: launch

Word History

Etymology

French élancer, from Middle French (s') eslancer to rush, from es- (from Latin ex-) + lancer to hurl, launch

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“Elance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elance. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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