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Spell check of delete

Correct spelling:
delete
Definition:

remove or make invisible; " Please delete my name from your list"

Synonyms:
annul (verb)
disclaim, efface, dissolve, extinguish, undo, disavow, repudiate, divorce, revoke, abnegate, obliterate, deny, disaffirm, neutralize, reject, eradicate, annul, veto, dismiss, abolish, destroy, retract, cancel, withdraw, invalidate, refute, eliminate, negate, nullify.
subtract (verb)
lower, cut, abridge, curtail, bob, depreciate, shave, elide, crop, prune, pare, reduce, discount, trim, shear, subtract, clip, diminish, weed, deduct, decrease, lessen, dock.
obliterate (verb)
obliterate, expurgate, eradicate, annul, erase, expunge, censor, cut, cancel, edit, annihilate, omit, eliminate, strike.
Other synonyms:
blue-pencil, cancel, erase.
Common misspellings:
  1. delet (41%)
  2. deleate (15%)
  3. deleat (12%)
  4. delte (9%)
  5. delite (4%)
  6. delelte (2%)
  7. deleet (2%)
  8. deleep (1%)
  9. deleter (1%)
  10. deliete (1%)
Examples of usage:
  1. " There are rebels now," said the commandant of the Brooklyn Navy Yard when he gave orders to delete the fourth word of the inscription " Taken from the rebel ram Mississippi" over a trophy of the Civil War displayed outside of his quarters.
    - no - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
  2. Then the shop goods which had been supplied to the families of the men during their absence were entered in, but we had to compel them to deduct these and delete the entries.
    - no - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. Permission to delete a file comes from the directory permissions, and you have write permission in the directory.
    - no - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie. - "Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to Installation and Usage", John Goerzen and Ossama Othman.
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.

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