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Webster 1828 Edition


De

DE

, a Latin prefix, denotes a moving from, separation; as in debark, decline, decease, deduct, decamp. Hence it often expresses a negative; as in derange. Sometimes it augments the sense, as in deprave, despoil. It coincides nearly in sense with the French des and L. dis.

DE

'ACON,
Noun.
[Gr., a minister or servant.]

Definition 2023


See also: Appendix:Variations of "de"

Portuguese

Verb

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of dar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of dar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of dar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of dar

Etymology 2

Noun

m (plural dês)

  1. dee (name of the Latin letter D, d)

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Proto-Vietic *tē

Noun

(classifier con) (, )

  1. goat

Etymology 2

By analogy with đê

Noun

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter D/d.
Usage notes

The letters D and d take this name if they are treated as alphabetic letters used to represent phonemes (/z/, /j/)

Synonyms