The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

2 definitions found
 for Del`e*te
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Delete \De*lete"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deleted; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Deleting.] [L. deletus, p. p. of delere to destroy. Cf.
     1st Dele.]
     To blot out; to erase; to expunge; to dele; to omit.
     [1913 Webster]
           I have, therefore, . . . inserted eleven stanzas which
           do not appear in Sir Walter Scott's version, and have
           deleted eight.                           --Aytoun.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  105 Moby Thesaurus words for "delete":
     KO, abbreviate, abridge, abrupt, alienate, annul, black out, blot,
     blot out, blue-pencil, bowdlerize, call off, cancel, cast off,
     cast out, censor, complete, cross out, cut, cut adrift, cut off,
     cut out, dele, depart, disarticulate, disconnect, disengage,
     disjoin, disjoint, dispose of, dissociate, disunite, divide,
     divorce, drop the curtain, edit, edit out, efface, eject,
     eliminate, end off, eradicate, erase, estrange, exclude, expel,
     expunge, expurgate, extinguish, finalize, finish, fold up,
     get it over, get over with, get through with, give the quietus,
     isolate, kayo, kibosh, kill, knock out, leave, obliterate, omit,
     part, perfect, polish off, pull away, pull back, pull out,
     put paid to, raze, remove, rescind, rub out, rule out, scrag,
     scratch, scratch out, segregate, separate, sequester, set apart,
     set aside, shoot down, shut off, split, sponge, sponge out,
     stand aloof, stand apart, stand aside, step aside, strike,
     strike off, strike out, subtract, throw off, throw out, uncouple,
     unyoke, void, wipe out, withdraw, zap

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229