Main definitions of explete in English

: explete1explete2

explete1

verb

rare
  • with object To perform fully; to carry out, accomplish.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in Higden's Polychronicon. Probably a merger of two words of distinct origin.

Pronunciation

explete

/ɪkˈspliːt/ /ɛkˈspliːt/

Main definitions of explete in English

: explete1explete2

explete2

verb

US informal
  • with object To exclaim as an expletive or with expletives.

Origin

Early 20th century. Back-formation from expletive.

Pronunciation

explete

/ɪkˈspliːt/ /ɛkˈspliːt/