1. [syn: Delaware, Diamond State, First State, DE]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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,
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies [syn:
Delaware, Diamond State, First State, DE]
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016):
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
The country code for Germany.
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
DE. A preposition used in many Latin phrases as, de bone esse, de bonis