De*late" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Delated; p. pr. & vb. n. Delating.] [L. delatus, used as p. p. of deferre. See Tolerate, and cf. 3d Defer, Delay, v.] [Obs. or Archaic]

1.

To carry; to convey.

Try exactly the time wherein sound is delated. Bacon.

2.

To carry abroad; to spread; to make public.

When the crime is delated or notorious. Jer. Taylor.

3.

To carry or bring against, as a charge; to inform against; to accuse; to denounce.

As men were delated, they were marked down for such a fine. Bp. Burnet.

4.

To carry on; to conduct.

Warner.

 

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De*late", v. i.

To dilate.

[Obs.]

Goodwin.

 

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