acuo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acus (a needle, a pin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active acuō, present infinitive acuere, perfect active acuī, supine acūtum

  1. I make pointed, sharpen, whet
  2. I exercise, practice, improve
  3. I spur, stimulate, arouse
  4. (grammar) I put an acute accent on

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

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