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Meaning of DELE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \De"le\, imperative sing. of L. delere to destroy. [Cf.
    {Delete}.] (Print.)
    Erase; remove; -- a direction to cancel something which has
    been put in type; usually expressed by a peculiar form of d,
    thus: [dele].
    
    
  2. \De"le\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Deleing}.] [From the preceding word.] (Print.)
    To erase; to cancel; to delete; to mark for omission.
    
    
  3. \Dele\, v. t. [See {Deal}.]
    To deal; to divide; to distribute. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
 
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 Related Terms: blot, blot out, cancel, cross out, delete, efface, erase, expunge, obliterate, raze, rub out, rule out, scratch, scratch out, sponge, sponge out, strike out, wipe out
 

 

 

 

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