Stetted
Stet Stet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stetting}.] (Print.) To cause or direct to remain after having been marked for omission; to mark with the word stet, or with a series of dots below or beside the matter; as, the proof reader stetted a deled footnote. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • stetted — stet v. retain a previous correction or omission; mark with the word stet to indicate that a previous correction or omission should be ignored …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Stet — Stet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stetting}.] (Print.) To cause or direct to remain after having been marked for omission; to mark with the word stet, or with a series of dots below or beside the matter; as, the proof reader… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stetting — Stet Stet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stetting}.] (Print.) To cause or direct to remain after having been marked for omission; to mark with the word stet, or with a series of dots below or beside the matter; as, the proof… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stet — [stet] v.impersonal v.imper. [L, 3d pers. sing., pres. subj., of stare, to STAND] let it stand: a printer s term used to indicate that matter previously marked for deletion is to remain vt. stetted, stetting to cancel a change in or a marked… …   English World dictionary

  • stet — transitive verb (stetted; stetting) Etymology: Latin, let it stand, from stare to stand more at stand Date: 1875 to direct retention of (a word or passage previously ordered to be deleted or omitted from a manuscript or printer s proof) by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stet — /stet/, v., stetted, stetting. v.i. 1. let it stand (used imperatively as a direction on a printer s proof, manuscript, or the like, to retain material previously cancelled, usually accompanied by a row of dots under or beside the material). v.t …   Universalium

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  • stet — verb (stets, stetting, stetted) let it stand (used as an instruction on a printed proof to ignore a correction). ↘write such an instruction against (something altered). Origin L., let it stand , from stare to stand …   English new terms dictionary

  • stet — [c]/stɛt / (say stet) verb (stetted, stetting) –verb (i) 1. let it stand (a direction on a printer s proof, a manuscript, or the like to retain cancelled matter, usually accompanied by a row of dots under or beside the matter). –verb (t) 2. to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • stet — v. (stetted, stetting) 1 intr. (usu. as an instruction written on a proof sheet etc.) ignore or cancel the correction or alteration; let the original form stand. 2 tr. write stet against; cancel the correction of. Etymology: L, = let it stand, f …   Useful english dictionary

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