Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To join by weaving or twining together; interweave.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To embrace.

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  • verb archaic, transitive To join by weaving.
  • verb archaic, transitive To embrace.

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  • verb be interwoven or interconnected

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin complectī, to entwine : com-, com- + plectere, to plait; see plek- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Latin complectī ("to entwine, encircle, compass, infold"), from com- ("together") and plectere ("to weave, braid"). See complex.

Examples

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  • And despite its appearance, it's not related to the verb complect, which means "to interweave."

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  • But I want only to complect that I am here, for the anniversary of 125 years of the Metropolitan, but also for the anniversary of 40 years Plácido Domingo at the Metropolitan.

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  • The word complect stood for the interrogative "Who are the principal competitors?" in the abbreviated jargon of railroad telegraphy. --US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906. The word concertina was one answer to this question.

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