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Word Example of - delete

    Example Sentences for delete

    We must delete therefore all the coastal villages of Barrett and Merriam except the two mentioned.

    Page 102, middle, delete comma after them; insert comma after nave.

    Would it be possible to delete it from the Commission's report?

    “Quit it, delete it, cease it,” Chauncey Delarouse admonished testily.

    Would you rather I just delete what I said and just pretend that nothing is going on?

    It was curtailed, but delete it as one would, it was still too long.

    Maybe I should just delete it, take temptation out of your way.

    That we delete it, on my contract, we deleted any gifts or contributions.

    I am filled with awe when I think of the ultramarine pencil that is to delete my ultramontane views.

    She looked away and reflexively reached toward the delete button.

Word Origin & History of - delete

    Word Origin & History

    delete late 15c., from L. deletus, pp. 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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