DET

det.

  1. detach.
  2. detachment.
  3. detail.
  4. determine.
  5. (in prescriptions) let it be given.

Origin of det.

From the Latin word dētur
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Examples from the Web for det

Historical Examples of det

  • If I had stayed in my fader's house, I vould haf been det for goot, and perried too!

  • "Let me det down, pease," said that young lady,—the first remark she had made.

    Clover

    Susan Coolidge

  • "Let me det in oor lap den," and Marion, climbing up, made herself perfectly at home.

  • Tum and det some breakfus, exclaimed baby Ned, as he and all the others turned their heads in the direction of the sounds.

    Elsie at Ion

    Martha Finley

  • A iz the dettor, and it iz indifferent whether he pays the det to B or C.


British Dictionary definitions for det

DET

abbreviation for
  1. diethyltryptamine, a hallucinogenic drug
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det in Medicine

DET

[dē′ē-tē]
n.
  1. Diethyltryptamine; a hallucinogenic agent similar to DMT.

det.

abbr.
  1. detur (let there be given; give)
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