DE

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

De- \De-\ A prefix from Latin de down, from, away; as in debark, decline, decease, deduct, decamp. In words from the French it is equivalent to Latin dis- apart, away; or sometimes to de. Cf. {Dis-}. It is negative and opposite in derange, deform, destroy, etc. It is intensive in deprave, despoil, declare, desolate, etc.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

DE

noun

1: a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies [syn: {Delaware}, {Diamond State}, {First State}, {DE}]


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