adnuo

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Etymology[edit]

From ad + *nuō, related to nūtō (I nod the head).

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Verb[edit]

present active adnuō, present infinitive adnuere, perfect active adnuī, supine adnūtum

  1. I nod assent, approve, consent, allow.
    Annuit Coeptis — “[he] approved the undertakings.”
  2. I favour or designate with a nod.
    Iuppiter omnipotens, audacibus adnue coeptis. — “Jupiter Almighty, favour [my] audacious undertakings”
  3. I promise, grant.

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