Meaning of delectate in English:

delectate

Pronunciation /dɪˈlɛkteɪt/ /ˈdiːlɛkteɪt/

See synonyms for delectate

verb

humorous
  • To delight (someone); to give great pleasure to (someone).

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Baron (bap. 1630, d. 1658), poet and playwright. From classical Latin dēlectāt-, past participial stem of dēlectāre delight.