complect

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: com‧plect

Etymology[edit]

From Latin complectī (to entwine, encircle, compass, infold), from com- (together) and plectere (to weave, braid). See complex.

Verb[edit]

complect (third-person singular simple present complects, present participle complecting, simple past and past participle complected)

  1. (archaic, transitive) To join by weaving.
    The children complected the frayed edges of their pot holders to make a composite class project.
  2. (archaic, transitive) To embrace.

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External links[edit]

  • complect in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See complet

Adverb[edit]

complect

  1. Alternative form of complet

Adjective[edit]

complect

  1. Alternative form of complet