indite

  • 1 Indite — In*dite ([i^]n*d[imac]t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inditing}.] [OE. enditen to indite, indict, OF. enditer to indicate, show, dictate, write, inform, and endicter to accuse; both fr. LL. indictare to show, to accuse, fr. L …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Indite — In*dite , v. i. To compose; to write, as a poem. [1913 Webster] Wounded I sing, tormented I indite. Herbert. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 indite — index formulate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 indite — (v.) late 14c., put down in writing, from O.Fr. enditer, from V.L. *indictare, from L. in in, into, on, upon (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + dictare “to declare” (see DICTATE (Cf. dictate)). The same word as INDICT (Cf. indict) but retaining a… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 indite — [in dīt′] vt. indited, inditing [ME enditen < OFr enditer < LL * indictare: see INDICT] 1. Archaic to express or describe in prose or verse 2. to put in writing; compose and write 3. Obs. to dictate inditement n. inditer n …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Indite — Infobox mineral name = Indite category = boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = formula = Fe²⁺In₂S₄ molweight = color = habit = system = Cubic twinning = cleavage = fracture = tenacity = mohs = 5 luster = polish = refractive = opticalprop …

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  • 7 indite — transitive verb (indited; inditing) Etymology: Middle English enditen, from Anglo French enditer to write, compose, from Vulgar Latin *indictare, frequentative of Latin indicere to make known formally, proclaim, from in + dicere to say more at… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 indite — See indict, indite …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 9 indite — inditement, n. inditer, n. /in duyt /, v.t., indited, inditing. 1. to compose or write, as a poem. 2. to treat in a literary composition. 3. Obs. to dictate. 4. Obs. to prescribe. [1325 75; ME enditen < OF enditer < VL *indictare, deriv. of L… …

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  • 10 indite — 1. verb /ˌɪnˈdaɪt/ a) To physically make letters and words on a writing surface; to inscribe b) To write, especially a literary or artistic work …

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  • 11 indite — Synonyms and related words: assemble, author, build, cast, coauthor, collaborate, compose, compound, concoct, construct, create, dash off, devise, editorialize, elaborate, engross, erect, evolve, extrude, fabricate, fashion, form, formulate,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 indite — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To form by artistic effort: compose, create, produce, write. See MAKE. 2. To form letters, characters, or words on a surface with an instrument: engross, inscribe, scribe, write. See REMEMBER …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 indite — indict …

    American English homophones

  • 14 indite — in·dite || ɪn daɪt v. compose, write in words (poem, speech, etc.) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 indite — [ɪn dʌɪt] verb archaic write; compose. Origin ME endite, from OFr. enditier, based on L. indicere (see indict) …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 indite — v. a. 1. Compose, write, pen. 2. Dictate …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 indite — v compose, draft, frame, couch, formulate; write, write down or out, pen, commit to paper; dictate, transcribe, tape, record; dash off, scrawl, scribble; type, typewrite, pound out; redo, revise, edit, redact …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 18 indite — in·dite …

    English syllables

  • 19 indite — in•dite [[t]ɪnˈdaɪt[/t]] v. t. dit•ed, dit•ing 1) lit. to compose or write (a speech, poem, etc.) 2) Obs. to dictate 3) Obs. to prescribe • Etymology: 1325–75; ME enditen < OF enditer < L indīcere; see indiction …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 indite — /ɪnˈdaɪt/ (say in duyt) verb (t) (indited, inditing) to compose or write, as a speech, poem, etc.: *Those red heel d Ladies cage him in their Hoops / Whilst he indites Epistles to Dear Kitty –kenneth slessor, 1926. {Middle English endite(n), from …

    Australian English dictionary


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