stet

verb \ ˈstet \

Definition of stet

stetted; stetting
transitive verb
: 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 and Etymology of stet

Latin, let it stand, from stare to stand — more at stand


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stet

noun \ ˈstet \

legal Definition of stet

: an order staying all proceedings in an action used especially in Maryland

Origin and Etymology of stet

Latin, let it stand, third person singular present subjunctive of stare to stand


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