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4 letters words from 'dele'

DELE 5LEDE 5
LEED 5 

3 letters words from 'dele'

DEE 4DEL 4
EEL 3ELD 4
LED 4LEE 3

2 letters words from 'dele'

DE 3ED 3
EE 2EL 2

All 4 letters words made out of dele

dele edle dlee ldee elde lede deel edel deel edel eedl eedl dlee ldee dele edle lede elde eled leed eeld eeld leed eled

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word dele. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in dele.

Definitions and meaning of dele

dele

Etymology

From Latin dēlē, second person singular imperative of dēleo (delete).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiːliː/

Verb

dele (third-person singular simple present deles, present participle deleing, simple past and past participle deled)

  1. (printing, usually imperative) to delete

Noun

dele (plural deles)

  1. (printing) a sign signifying deletion

Anagrams

  • LEDE, LEED, deel, lede, leed

Albanian

Alternative forms

  • delme (Gheg)

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *dailjā, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-l-. Compare Old English delu (teat). More at djalë. Possibly the source of the Illyrian tribe name Dalmatae.

Noun

dele f (indefinite plural dele, definite singular delja, definite plural delet)

  1. sheep
    Synonyms: berr, lukër
  2. ewe

Declension

Derived terms

  • delmer
  • delmere
  • delmur
  • deltar

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈd̥eːlə]

Etymology 1

From Old Norse deila (to divide, allot), from Proto-Germanic *dailijaną, cognate of English deal and German teilen. In older Danish, the verb meant "to take to court”. The present verb has been influenced by Middle Low German dēlen (to divide).

Verb

dele (imperative del, infinitive at dele, present tense deler, past tense delte, perfect tense har delt)

  1. divide
  2. share
  3. split

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

dele c

  1. indefinite plural of del

References

  • “dele” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eːlə

Verb

dele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of delen

Anagrams

  • deel, edel, lede, leed

Latin

Verb

dēlē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dēleō

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Middle Low German dele, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *þiljǭ. Doublet of thylle (thill).

Alternative forms

  • dyle

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛːl(ə)/

Noun

dele (plural deles)

  1. plank
Descendants
  • English: deal
  • Scots: deal
References
  • “dēle, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-07-12.

Etymology 2

Noun

dele

  1. Alternative form of del (amount, part)

Etymology 3

Verb

dele

  1. Alternative form of delen

Etymology 4

Noun

dele

  1. Alternative form of devel

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Middle Low German delen

Verb

dele (imperative del, present tense deler, passive deles, simple past delte, past participle delt)

  1. to divide
  2. to split
  3. to share

Derived terms

Related terms

  • del (noun)

References

  • “dele” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • dela

Etymology

From Middle Low German delen and Old Norse deila

Verb

dele (present tense deler, past tense delte, past participle delt, passive infinitive delast, present participle delande, imperative del)

  1. to divide
  2. to split
  3. to share

Derived terms

  • avdeling
  • deling
  • kjønnsdele
  • todelt

References

  • “dele” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Portuguese

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈde.lɨ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈde.li/
    • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈde.le/

Contraction

dele m sg (plural deles, feminine dela, feminine plural delas)

  1. Contraction of de (of) and ele (him)
Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:dele.

Alternative forms
  • dêle, delle, dêlle (obsolete)

Etymology 2

Verb

dele

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of delir
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of delir

Serbo-Croatian

Verb

dele (Cyrillic spelling деле)

  1. third-person plural present of deliti

Spanish

Verb

dele

  1. Compound of the formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of dar, and the pronoun le.

Swahili

Pronunciation

Noun

dele (n class, plural dele)

  1. a type of coffee pot (pot for coffee)

Volapük

Noun

dele

  1. dative singular of del

Source: wiktionary.org
  • in printing, to delete.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)