complect

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: com‧plect

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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Further reading[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

complect

  1. Nonstandard form of complet.

Adjective[edit]

complect m, n (feminine singular complectă, masculine plural complecți, feminine and neuter plural complecte)

  1. Nonstandard form of complet.

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