dele definition by Webster's New World
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transitive verb deled, deleing
Printing to take out (a letter, word, etc.); delete: usually in the imperative and expressed by the mark (), indicating the matter to be deleted
Origin: Classical Latin imperative singular of delere: see delete
dele definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A sign indicating that something is to be removed from printed or written matter.transitive verb de·led, de·le·ing, de·les
- To remove, especially from printed or written matter; delete.
- To mark with a sign indicating deletion.
Origin: Latin dēlē, second person sing. imperative of dēlēre, to delete.