dele definition

  • noun:
    • A sign indicating that some thing is to be removed from imprinted or written matter.
    • an indicator signifying removal
    • An obsolete form of dell.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to get rid of, especially from imprinted or written matter; delete.
    • To mark with an indication showing deletion.
    • To erase; to terminate; to erase; to mark for omission.
    • To deal; to divide; to circulate.
  • verb:
    • to erase
  • others:
    • Erase; eliminate; -- a direction to terminate something that happens to be added kind; often expressed by a peculiar form of d, thus: �.
    • A Middle English form of bargain.
    • take-out; pull: a word found in proof-reading as a direction to printers to remove a superfluous letter or word, and often expressed by its initial letter in the unique script form , or some variation from it.

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