abicio

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From ab (from, down or away from) + iaciō (throw, hurl).

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present active abiciō, present infinitive abicere, perfect active abiēcī, supine abiectum

  1. I throw or hurl down or away, cast or push away or aside.
  2. I give up, abandon; expose; discard.
  3. I humble, degrade, reduce, lower, cast down.
  4. I overthrow, vanquish.
  5. I sell cheaply, undervalue; waste; degrade, belittle.
  6. (with se) I throw myself on the ground; throw myself away, degrade myself, give up in despair.
  7. (of weapons) I discharge, fling, hurl, cast, throw.

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References[edit]

  • abicio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879