Dele Definition

dēlē
dele
noun
A sign indicating that something is to be removed from printed or written matter.
American Heritage
This mark.
Webster's New World

(printing) A sign signifying deletion.

Wiktionary
verb
To take out (a letter, word, etc.); delete.
Webster's New World
To mark with a sign indicating deletion.
American Heritage

(printing, usually imperative) To delete.

Wiktionary
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Origin of Dele

  • From Latin dēlē, second person singular imperative of dēleo (“delete”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin dēlē second person sing. imperative of dēlēre to delete

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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