Definition of stet in English:


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Pronunciation /stet/ /stɛt/

verbstets, stetting, stetted

no object, in imperative
  • 1Let it stand (used as an instruction on a printed proof to indicate that a correction or alteration should be ignored).

    • ‘I am discreetly edited out; and there is no one to write, stet!’
    1. 1.1with object Write an instruction to stet against (something corrected or deleted).
      ‘The school's hard-nosed rector had to clear the script beforehand, but he censored only obscenities, stetting even the most merciless satirical slices.’
      • ‘She'll probably stet or otherwise reject all those changes.’


  • An instruction to stet made on a printed proof.


Latin, ‘let it stand’, from stare ‘to stand’.



/stet/ /stɛt/