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[kuh m-plekt]
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verb (used with object) Obsolete.
  1. to interweave; intertwine.
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Origin of complect

1515–25; < Latin complectī to embrace, enfold, equivalent to com- com- + plect(ere) to plait, braid + passive infinitive ending; cf. complex
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Related Words for complect

sew, incorporate, entwine, construct, compose, zigzag, knit, create, fuse, fabricate, twist, fold, intertwine, careen, snake, splice, introduce, braid, spin, loop

British Dictionary definitions for complect


  1. (tr) archaic to interweave or entwine
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Word Origin for complect

C16: from Latin complectī; see complex
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