Endite vs Indite - What's the difference?
| Alternative forms
Endite is an alternative form of indite.
As nouns the difference between endite and indite
is that endite
is one of the mouthparts of a spider or other arachnids, specifically the lobe of the palpal coxa lateral to the labium while indite
is (mineralogy) an extremely rare indium-iron sulfide mineral.
As verbs the difference between endite and indite
is that endite
is while indite
is to physically make letters and words on a writing surface; to inscribe.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
One of the mouthparts of a spider or other arachnids, specifically the lobe of the palpal coxa lateral to the labium.
* 1977 , , Penguin Classics, p.365:
- They speak of Job and his humility, / For clerics when they wish to can endite / Its praises nobly, and especially, / In men — they praise few women when they write.
To physically make letters and words on a writing surface; to inscribe
To write, especially a literary or artistic work; to compose
* 1844 ,
To dictate; to prompt.
* Bible, Psalms xlv. 1
- It is certain that the mere act of inditing tends, in a great degree, to the logicalisation of thought. Whenever, on account of its vagueness, I am dissatisfied with a conception of the brain, I resort forthwith to the pen, for the purpose of obtaining, through its aid, the necessary form, consequence, and precision.
- My heart is inditing a good matter.
(obsolete) To invite or ask.
- Could a common grief have indited such expressions?
(obsolete) To indict; to accuse; to censure.
* (rfdate) Spenser, Amoretti , III.14:
- She will indite him to supper.
- the wonder that my wit cannot endite
(mineralogy) An extremely rare indium-iron sulfide mineral.