follow Dictionary.com

It’s about time. We are now on Instagram!

complect

[kuh m-plekt] /kəmˈplɛkt/
verb (used with object), Obsolete
1.
to interweave; intertwine.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; < Latin complectī to embrace, enfold, equivalent to com- com- + plect(ere) to plait, braid + passive infinitive ending; cf. complex
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for complect

complect

/kəmˈplɛkt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (archaic) to interweave or entwine
Word Origin
C16: from Latin complectī; see complex
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for complect

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for complect

16
21
Scrabble Words With Friends