amoveo

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From ab (from, away from) + moveō (move).

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present active āmoveō, present infinitive āmovēre, perfect active āmōvī, supine āmōtum

  1. I remove from, move, put or take away.
  2. (especially with reflexive) I withdraw, retire.
  3. I take away by stealth, steal.
  4. (by extension) I avert, allay.
  5. (by extension) I get rid of, exile, banish.
  6. (of abstract ideas) I put away, cast off, dissociate.

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References[edit]

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