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Definition of "dele" [de•le•dele]

  • A sign indicating that something is to be removed from printed or written matter. (noun)
  • To remove, especially from printed or written matter; delete. (verb-transitive)
  • To mark with a sign indicating deletion. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dele" in a sentence
  • "Note 23: Southern Cushitic Dahalo - dééla "girl not yet of child-bearing age" final position * - a * - e * - dele is a regular Ma'a sound shift; proto-Wami * - dele "girl/young woman.""
  • "Andrew Golis: here's another one for the "dele" file."
  • "Aqui dentro, vivemos na insanidade coletiva: brancos acham que racismo não existe, que tá na cabeça dos pretos (que, segundo alguns pretos e brancos, não existem), negros dizem que o racismo brasileiro é “velado”; e muitos aceitam essa situação (alguns até dizendo nunca terem sofrido racismo, mesmo sendo alvo dele todo o dia)."