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Definition of Polite

Polite
Polite Po*lite", a. [Compar. Politer; superl. Politest.] [L. politus, p. p. of polire to polish: cf. F. poli. See Polish, v.] 1. Smooth; polished. [Obs.] Rays of light falling on a polite surface. --Sir I. Newton. 2. Smooth and refined in behavior or manners; well bred; courteous; complaisant; obliging; civil. He marries, bows at court, and grows polite. --Pope. 3. Characterized by refinement, or a high degree of finish; as, polite literature. --Macaulay. Syn: Polished; refined; well bred; courteous; affable; urbane; civil; courtly; elegant; genteel.
Polite
Polite Po*lite", v. t. To polish; to refine; to render polite. [Obs.] --Ray.

Meaning of Polite from wikipedia

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