delectate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin delectatus, past participle of delectare. See delight.

Verb[edit]

delectate (third-person singular simple present delectates, present participle delectating, simple past and past participle delectated)

  1. (transitive) To delight, to charm, to bring pleasure to.
  2. (intransitive) To take delight in, to take pleasure in.

References[edit]

  • delectate” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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]

Verb[edit]

dēlectāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēlectō

Participle[edit]

dēlectāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēlectātus