delate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

delate (third-person singular simple present delates, present participle delating, simple past and past participle delated)

  1. To carry; to convey.
    • Francis Bacon
      Try exactly the time wherein sound is delated.
  2. To carry abroad; to spread; to make public.
    • Jeremy Taylor
      when the crime is delated or notorious
  3. To carry or bring against, as a charge; to inform against; to accuse; to denounce.
    • Bishop Burnet
      As men were delated, they were marked down for such a fine.
  4. To carry on; to conduct.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Warner to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

delate (third-person singular simple present delates, present participle delating, simple past and past participle delated)

  1. Obsolete form of dilate.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Goodwin to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

dēlāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēlātus

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

delate

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of delatar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of delatar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of delatar.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

delate

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of delatar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of delatar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of delatar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of delatar