delete

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin deletus, past participle of delere (destroy, blot out, efface), from delevi, originally perf. tense of delinere (to daub, erase by smudging), from de- (from, away) + linere (to smear, wipe).

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Noun[edit]

delete (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of Delete
    I lost the file when I accidentally hit delete.
  2. A remainder of a music or video release.

Verb[edit]

delete (third-person singular simple present deletes, present participle deleting, simple past and past participle deleted)

  1. To remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer.
  2. (computing) To hide, conceal

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēlēte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēleō

Participle[edit]

dēlēte

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēlētus

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

delete

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