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delate

(dɪˈleɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Law) (formerly) to bring a charge against; denounce; impeach
2. (Law) rare to report (an offence, etc)
3. (Broadcasting) obsolete to make known or public
[C16: from Latin dēlātus, from dēferre to bring down, report, indict, from de- + ferre to bear]
deˈlation n
deˈlator n
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delate


Past participle: delated
Gerund: delating

Imperative
delate
delate
Present
I delate
you delate
he/she/it delates
we delate
you delate
they delate
Preterite
I delated
you delated
he/she/it delated
we delated
you delated
they delated
Present Continuous
I am delating
you are delating
he/she/it is delating
we are delating
you are delating
they are delating
Present Perfect
I have delated
you have delated
he/she/it has delated
we have delated
you have delated
they have delated
Past Continuous
I was delating
you were delating
he/she/it was delating
we were delating
you were delating
they were delating
Past Perfect
I had delated
you had delated
he/she/it had delated
we had delated
you had delated
they had delated
Future
I will delate
you will delate
he/she/it will delate
we will delate
you will delate
they will delate
Future Perfect
I will have delated
you will have delated
he/she/it will have delated
we will have delated
you will have delated
they will have delated
Future Continuous
I will be delating
you will be delating
he/she/it will be delating
we will be delating
you will be delating
they will be delating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been delating
you have been delating
he/she/it has been delating
we have been delating
you have been delating
they have been delating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been delating
you will have been delating
he/she/it will have been delating
we will have been delating
you will have been delating
they will have been delating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been delating
you had been delating
he/she/it had been delating
we had been delating
you had been delating
they had been delating
Conditional
I would delate
you would delate
he/she/it would delate
we would delate
you would delate
they would delate
Past Conditional
I would have delated
you would have delated
he/she/it would have delated
we would have delated
you would have delated
they would have delated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"I do not understand that why delating tactics are being used, are they waiting for some revelation", he questioned.
I held onto his arm, my hand a delating pump as Kai's shoulder went from rigidness of a sharp mountain to a smooth slope of a hill.
Scatti and Bernardo de' Bartoli, both of whom had made careers out of delating members of the reform tendency.